Rochester Genealogical Society is an all volunteer organization dedicated to helping members improve research skills and broaden their enjoyment of family history.

The Society was formed to:

  • Promote individual and community awareness in genealogy and family history;

  • Encourage original genealogical research and publication of findings;

  • Publish a quarterly newsletter;

  • Promote genealogical education within the Society and the community;

  • Hold genealogical workshops and special interest group meeting;


  • Organize field trips for Society members to research centers;

  • Sponsor projects to promote and preserve genealogical knowledge; and

  • Support worthwhile genealogical activities of other organizations