The Montana State Genealogical Society was founded in 1989 with the purpose of promoting the study of genealogical and historical research within the State of Montana.

If your ancestor was in Montana before 31 December 1929, why not honor them in our First Families and Early Settlers Project? Volumes I, II, and III are currently available for purchase. For more information on this project, to purchase Volumes, or to download a submission application, please see the First Families Site. Applications are now being accepted for Volume IV, which may be the final volume published. Don't miss out -- submit today!

Plans are well underway for our 25th Conference Anniversary Celebration! Join us September 25, 26, 27, 2014 at the Colonial Inn in Helena Montana for a weekend packed full of fun and education. The Conference will feature David E. Rencher & Curt Witcher as speakers. For more information and Registration Form, click here. Deadline to participate in Meal Events is September 15th. How many conferences have you attended? The complete list of themes, location, and year can be found here.

Thanks to a tremendous amount of work from several of our members, we are also very proud of our State Genealogical Library, located on the 2nd floor of the Lewis & Clark Public Library in Helena. Our holdings, which cover more than just Montana resources. Click here for Online Library Catalog.

Good luck in researching your roots in Big Sky Country!

Shawna Valentine