All posts by Great Falls Genealogy Society

General Meeting – Thursday, December 13th

The next general meeting of the GFGS will be held on Thursday, December 13th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Great Falls Genealogy Library, 3rd floor of the Great Falls Public Library. The guest speaker for the evening will be Eric Sprague, Sexton of the Great Falls Calvary Cemetery, who will present a short history of … Read More




2018 Volunteers of the Year

Lance Logan and Ramona Boyton-Logan were selected as the 2018 Volunteers of the Year. Lance and Ramona joined the Great Falls Genealogy Society in November, 2017 and immediately made an impact in the Library. Both volunteer in the Montana Room and in the GFGS Library and worked with the George Company records to archivally save … Read More


2018 Montana State Genealogical Society Conference

The Montana State Genealogical Society’s 2018 Conference, in partnership with the Great Falls Genealogy Society, was held in Great Falls on September 20th, 21st & 22nd at the Heritage Inn. The GFGS held an open house on Thursday, with over 60 guests touring our library and holdings. On Friday, five workshops were conducted by Pam … Read More


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