Montana State Genealogical Society State Conference 2018

The 2018 Montana State Genealogical Society State Conference will be held here in Great Falls, September 20th, 21st & 22nd, 2018, at the Heritage Inn. The full schedule of events has not been released yet, but you can continue to check back here at our website or at the MSGS website.


UPDATED: Needed – High School Yearbooks from Great Falls

The Great Falls Genealogy Society is on a mission to collect every yearbook from both Great Falls High School and C.M. Russell High School to add to the GFGS Library collection. If anyone out there has any of the following (in fairly decent shape) and are willing to donate it to the Society, it’d be … Read More




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 George Company index of names. What this entails is going through each record in the multiple boxes of paperwork from the mortuary … 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