Alabama Genealogical Society
AGS DIGITAL LIBRARY
Our Digital Library is an on-line collection of resources compiled from projects and activities of the society. This page is an overview of those resources with a link to each.
AGS MAGAZINES ARTICLES INDEX view topics index
The multi-award-winning AGS Magazine is filled with helpful tips and articles pertaining to genealogical research, such as census, land and marriage records, civil war and regimental rosters, family histories, Bible records, cemetery abstractions creative genealogy articles. Various books and publications are reviewed.
AGS NEWSLETTERSview index to newsletters
Beginning in 2014, AGS quarterly Newsletters went on-line. A collection of past issues from 2014 to date is available on our web site with more back issues to be added over time.
FIRST FAMILIES OF ALABAMA...view certificates list
... is a certificate program offered by the Alabama Genealogical Society to its members and is designed to identify and honor the memory of early residents of the state of Alabama. Early residents are those settlers who resided within the present boundaries of Alabama prior to statehood, 14 December 1819.
The LOOSE RECORDS PROJECT (LRPW)...search the database
... is a database of names compiled and indexed from probate court records filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah (now Family Search) in cooperation with the Alabama Department of Archives and History. This searchable database has over fifty thousand names (and growing) from Alabama counties extracted from estates, guardianships, apprenticeships and many other case types. The index points to the microfilm reel numbers used for ordering rentals or viewing in the state archives.
SKETCHES OF ALABAMA TOWNS AND COUNTIES...view index
... is a three-volume set of books shelved at the Birmingham Public Library. They contain a wealth of information about people, places, and events of interest to historians and genealogists. In May of 2005, a consolidated index of all three volumes was completed, printed, bound and donated to the library by AGS.
OUTSTANDING SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND SPEAKERSview list
Twice a year AGS brings you the opportunity to hear experienced, informative, and entertaining speakers at two locations in the state. The spring seminar is held in Birmingham, Alabama. The fall seminar is held in Montgomery, Alabama.
HALL OF HONORview list
Officers, Board Members, Committees, and Directors
RESOLUTIONS OF APPRECIATION view list
Each year the AGS President awards one or more "Resolutions of Appreciation" to members who have played a significant role on behalf of the society. . The resolutions are presented at the AGS Fall Seminar, held in Montgomery each October. The list of previous award winners is available.