Sunday, February 5th: Using Online Newspaper Resources This workshop will be held in the GFGS Library on the third floor of the Great Falls Public Library. 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Explore and learn how to strategize to find newspapers you need. Includes Newspapers.com. Free for GFGS members, $10 for non-members. Jan Thomson is the instructor. … Read More
We’ve released the February 2017 issue of our newsletter, The Falls Newsletter. It can be accessed from this post or from our Publications page.
If you have a genealogist in your life and don’t know what to get them for Christmas, the Great Falls Genealogy Society as created and sells Journal Jars. Each jar contains 365 questions (one for each day of the year). At the end, sort the answers and a life story has been created. Each Journal Jar costs … Read More
At the Society’s annual meeting & pot luck dinner on November 10th, Darryl L. Flowers, publisher of the Fairfield Sun Times, was honored as the 2016 Volunteer of the Year. Darryl worked in the newspaper business for many years (and published in many languages) before arriving in Montana and purchased the Fairfield paper in 2008. … Read More
A great time was had by all at the Society’s Annual Meeting & Pot Luck Thursday evening. Before the group got down to business, there was a lot of food to snarf down and Society President Larry Spicer conducted a couple of rounds of “Genealogy Jeopardy”. Willard Cook was recognized for his many years of … Read More
Genealogy is the study of family history. If you are here, reading this post, you are probably researching your own family history. If so, we’d like to here from you. We would like to gather any stories you may want to pass along to us to publish in our Treasure State Lines journal. For example, … Read More
We’ve now added a second index of records from the Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home, this time covering the years 1970 to 1979. As we mentioned before, if you find a name of a family member in any of these indexes, please contact us for more information, either by phone or by email. The records … Read More
We’ve added an index of our records from the Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home. The Chapel of Chimes was in business from 1959 – 2005. This index covers the years 1959 – 1969 with more to come as they come available. If you find an ancestor listed in this index, please call or email us … Read More