African-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland

P.O.Box 201476, Cleveland, Ohio 44120

"To Discover Your Ancestors is to Discover a Part of You"





Current Activities

  • AAGS Monthly Meetings are held at:
    Shaker Heights Main Library, 16501 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts. OH 44120

    Saturday, February 27, 2016

    Tips & Tricks for Researching Presented by Mary Jamba

    Discover how to make your online genealogy searching easier and more productive, and learn how to find information in a way that you may not have thought of before.

    Speaker, writer and researcher Mary Jamba is an avid genealogist with more than 20 years of research experience. She is President of the Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society and a member of the Computer Assisted Genealogy Group. Memberships include the Association of Professional Genealogists, National Genealogical Society, and Ohio Genealogical Society.

  • AAGS-Cleveland Heritage Dinner
    Mark your calendar for March 6, 2016 – Holiday Inn Cleveland South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence OH, 3:00-7:00pm. Theme: “Unforgettable”

  • Freedmen’s Bureau Project
    This vital indexing project created from the partnerships of FamilySearch, NARA, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Afro-American Historical & Genealogy Society, and California African American Museum will help African Americans reconnect with their Civil War-era ancestors. Supportive volunteers are needed to take these valuable historical records and index them so that they are available to the public. For more info, see

    To join the AAGS-Cleveland indexing group, contact Sandra Milton (

  • AAGS-Cleveland Public Library Research Clinics
    AAGS provides assistance on the 2nd Saturday from 10:30am - 2:00pm at the Downtown Branch - Open to the general public

Last updated: February 8, 2016

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