Welcome to the website of the St. Mary’s County Genealogical Society! We are a nonprofit organization, established in 1977, committed to an interest in genealogical and historical research. We encourage the preservation and maintenance of genealogical and historic records in St. Mary's County, and make them available to the public at our local library. However, we are not a group who solely research local Southern Maryland families. Our members have ancestors from across the United States and from foreign nations ; our research takes us to every nook and cranny. We believe in the importance of continuous learning and sharing our knowledge.
Our Society meets monthly (except for July and August), usually on the 4th Monday of the month at 7:00pm via ZOOM. Please check our program schedule on this website because holidays sometime shift our schedule. At each meeting we have a speaker and a time allotted to “share”.
It is an excellent opportunity to gather with other genealogists and lovers of history. Our membership ranges from beginners to experts researching families not only in St. Mary’s County but many other states and countries. Our membership includes access to the Members Only section of our website and also receipt of our periodical, the GENERATOR, four times yearly. The GENERATOR includes articles regarding the science of genealogy, publication of records of interest to persons researching St. Mary's County, and the society's schedule of events.
If you are new to genealogy or new to St. Mary’s County, please feel free to attend one of our meetings as our guest.
Gary W. Frick