West Florida Genealogical Society
West Florida Genealogical Society

Welcome to the West Florida Genealogical Society!

The West Florida Genealogocial Society (WFGS) is located in historic Pensacola, Florida and has been a vital resource for many people who have researched their ancestors from America's First City and the surrounding areas.

2019 Fall Seminar Registration Available
Click here to open up the flyer and registration form. It can be filled out on your computer and then printed, or you can print it out first and fill it out by hand. Payment can be made online, by clicking here.  We hope you can join us!

AUGUST 24, 2019:
Lineage Societies Expo
Saturday, August 24, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
West Florida Genealogy Library
5740 N. 9th Ave., Pensacola
Lineage societies help you celebrate your heritage and learn more about your ancestors. Find the group(s) that fit into your family tree and learn how to apply at the West Florida Genealogical Society's Lineage Societies Expo. Some of the organizations that will be in attendance are: Sons of the American Revolution (SAR); Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR); Daughters of the War of 1812; Mayflower Society; and United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC)

Local history Facebook pages of interest: Lots of photographs of old landmarks and stories from page members. 
Be sure to set a timer when you get on these pages or you'll lose track of time!

December 14, 2019 is Wreaths Across America Day. Join West Florida Genealogical Society and other organizations to place wreaths on graves at Barrancas National Cemetery. Sponsor a wreath at any time through our link:

The West Florida Genealogical Society is a registered Wreaths Across America fundraising group. Your sponsorship through our group's link pays to place wreaths on veterans' graves both at Barrancas National Cemetery and other local cemeteries, and supports our organization financially.
Wreaths on Gravestones

Looking for materials held at the West Florida Genealogy Branch Library? Here is a link to instructions on how to use the WFPL Main Catalog Advanced Search function to narrow your search results to materials specific to the Genealogy Branch.
Click here for a link to all the SURNAME FILES currently held in the West Florida Genealogy Branch Library's vertical files.
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