Maine Genealogical Society Spring Workshop Approaching FAST

The Maine Genealogical Society's spring workshop on federal census research is coming up fast. Sign up online today and get ready for a full day (4 sessions) of tips and tricks for finding your elusive ancestors in federal census records. A full day of learning, lunch and connecting with other researchers. If you're an MGS member, you can pick up MGS Special Publications and save some shipping costs!


Gravestone Photo Project - Another Milestone

More than 100 records have been added to the Gravestone Photo Project at in the past week, and that brings our total count up past 4,400

Thanks so much to everyone that has taken the time to add one or a hundred records to the database.  This is by far the most popular part of the site and I'm excited every spring when the photos start coming in again.

Thank you to all the volunteers who haveuploaded their photos and to all the visitors who continue to make this project worth while!

- Brian


Helen Hunt's Maine Ancestry

In case you missed Who Do You Think You Are this week, Helen Hunt came to Portland to learn about her family's ties to Maine's Women's Christian Temperance Union.

Kicking yourself for missing it? Don't worry. You can watch the whole episode online: