2017 Volunteer of the Year

Carol Byerly, currently a trustee of the Great Falls Genealogy Society, was selected as the GFGS 2017 Volunteer of the Year for her work in finding and adding missing names to the Society’s Chapel of Chimes index of names. What this entails is going through each record in the multiple boxes of paperwork from the … Read More


Our schedule of genealogy workshops start up again in October. What is scheduled so far: Beginning Genealogy Saturday, October 21st Using Censuses in your Genealogy Research Saturday, October 28th Immigration & Naturalization Records Saturday, November 18th Using Homestead Records Saturday, January 28th All of these workshops will be conducted in the Cordingley Room, in the … Read More

GFGS Annual Meeting & Pot Luck

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

Do You Have a Story to Tell?

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

Chapel of Chimes 1970 – 1979

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

Chapel of Chimes 1959 – 1969

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