Story County Genealogical Society
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Story County Genealogical Society
Story County, Iowa, USA
Helping You Connect With Your Heritage
SCGS offers three series of programs.  All are held at the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa:
Our meetings are free and open to the public.  Guests are welcome. Come join us and meet a group of friendly genealogists!   
Handouts from the Taste of Genealogy Fair are available in the Members Section of the website.
We invite you to join our Society.  Members have access to surname listing, Members' section of the website, newsletter, and more!  Join or renew
If you're reseaching ancestors in Story County, Iowa this page at the FamilySearch Research Wiki will be helpful.

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The Story County Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.
Financial contributions are used to purchase genealogy materials which are housed at the Ames Public Library, provide programs and speakers at our regular meetings and Genealogy Plus!, and fund education programs.  Your donation helps us to continue providing quality educational genealogy. programs and offerings.

The Story County Genealogical Society, a charter member of the Iowa Genealogical Society, was formed in 1968 in central Iowa.  Membership is open to all persons interested in genealogical, biographical, and historical research.

Upcoming Events
October 16
FamilySearch Workshop
Speakers: Annette and Jim Anderegg Learn all about what has to offer, including the research wiki, historical records, family trees, genealogies, the catalog ... ...
October 23
Genealogy and Computer Help Session
Bring your genealogy and computer questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.
November 11
Annual Meeting
Annual Business Meeting, election of officers, reports ... and refreshments!
November 20
DNA Test Is Done ... Now What?
Speaker: Dennis Allen How to intepret DNA test results and maximize the findings in your ancestral research.
January 13
Railroad Jobs Back in the Day
Speaker: Bob Bourne Learn about railroad jobs, titles and duties, unions and mutual benefit societies ... and the ladies auxiliaries.