The Edmonton Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society is one of ten branches of the AGS and membership gives you access to collections at all AGS branches.

 
 
[su_heading size=”24″]Online Collections[/su_heading]

Clandigger – archived copies of the Clandigger newsletter

Probate Indexes – Alberta Probate/Surrogate Court records housed at the Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) are being indexed by Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) and the Edmonton Branch, AGS volunteers.  This is an ongoing project and more indexes will be made available as each court accession is completed.

The following probates are in PDF format. To search, click on the link and wait until it loads. Then search for the name by pressing Control F on your keyboard and entering the name you are searching.

 
 
[su_heading size=”24″]Onsite Collections[/su_heading]

The Charles D. Denney Collection – Metis ancestry – the Collection consists of genealogical information on 1,200 families who descend from the original Red River Settlers and the Metis families that developed during the Prairie fur trade era.

Probate Indexes – Alberta Probate/Surrogate Court records housed at the Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) are being indexed by Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) and the Edmonton Branch, AGS volunteers.  This is an ongoing project and more indexes will be made available as each court accession is completed.
 
 

[su_heading size=”24″]Membership[/su_heading]

Drayton Valley Branch meetings are held at the Drayton Valley Public Library.

The Alberta Genealogical Society welcomes anyone with an interest in genealogy wherever your geographic location may be. Membership runs from January 1st to December 31st. If membership is paid after September 30th, funds will be applied to the following year.

Benefits include:

  • Participate in the activities of one or several of our ten Branches throughout Alberta
  • Contribute to a Branch monthly meeting
  • Receive a “New Member Kit” that gives you more insight about AGS, starting genealogy and forms
  • Submit ‘surname queries’ to our free online database, helping you to find a connection with others researching the same family in Alberta or around the world
  • Access the AGS Cemetery Database through our online Members “My Account” area, and where available, use Ancestry.com in a branch or library setting 
  • Get our Relatively Speaking Journal available in print or electronic copy; plus four years of digital back issues available online for free!  
  • Visit our main and Branch libraries featuring over 6,000 books on local history, guidebooks, microform, maps, and CDs.

Costs ranges from $25 – $60/year

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