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Mission Statement
"Alberta Family Histories Society is a non-profit organization supporting worldwide family history research through education and the encouragement of preservation of information."


Library and office location
and mailing address:

712 - 16 Avenue NW (view map)
Calgary, AB  T2M 0J8
Phone: (403) 214-1447

River Park Church

(location of monthly meetings):

3818 - 14A Street SW (view map)

Calgary, AB


Here are some key pages on our site that will help the newcomer get acquainted with what the AFHS and its website have to offer:

  • General information
  • Membership - a long list of reasons why you would benefit from joining
  • When's the next meeting? We have meetings for all kinds of specialized interests. Consult our Calendar for the complete listing. See also FamilyRoots.
  • Contact Us - volunteers, board members, Special Interest Group leaders, etc.
  • Volunteer opportunities - Come join us. We'd love to have you!
  • Dist-Gen - a free listserv to ask/answer questions and talk about family history


Apart from all the above, we are happy to say that we maintain a close and co-operative relationship with the Family History Center of the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS), the Alberta Genealogical Society, and other organizations. We're always interested in exchanging information and ideas.

Visitors are welcome to drop in on a meeting and see how our services and programs fit their needs.