Augusta Genealogical Society

Augusta Genealogical Society: DNA can unlock family connections

Have you considered having your DNA tested? If you haven’t, maybe you should. But first, some explanation is needed. Read more

Your Story: Tax records invaluable for genealogical work

One of the most valuable, yet overlooked record sets for genealogical research is the tax digest.

When... Read more

Your Story: When formal records fail, newspapers can save the day

You’ve interviewed your relatives. Diligently searched databases online. Spent hours at the courthouse and... Read more

At a standstill in the family research? Look to F.A.N. Club


We’ve all come to stumbling blocks when it comes to researching our family histories. If census, court records, church records... Read more

Great Philadelphia Wagon Road brought many, many settlers South

A knowledge of the migration routes used by settlers in the 18th and 19... Read more

Readers' genealogy questions answered...

One reader asks whether Samuel Al­len, who lived in St. Paul’s Parish of Augusta, is the same Samuel Allen who lived in Kentucky and had sons... Read more