Welcome to the new MAGS web site!
The MAGS officers are excited to be able to present a new on-line look for our organization. You will find many new features on this site. The site also provides us a better ability to manage our membership and communicate with our members.
Fall 2016 Workshop and Conference
October 21st and 22nd
Wyndham Garden Hotel
See the Events page for details
|24 Apr 2016
||Minutes of our Spring 2016 workshop and conference have been posted to the Documents and Reports page under the Members tab.
|3 Apr 2016
Merl Arp - Longtime member of MAGS dies at age 85
Merl had been a member of MAGS since the mid-1980's and had been active on the board for many years. Until his death he continued to serve as the MAGS liasion with several German-American societies in Maryland and nationally. He constantly was trying to get these cultural societies to understand the importance of genealogy.
|20 Mar 2016
New German Genealogy Website Offers Digitized Church Records
|6 Mar 2016
||A new guide for the consulate at Weimar was added to the Research Guides page.
|1 Mar 2016
||The March 2016 issue of Der Kurier has been posted to the Members page.
|16 Feb 2016
||A new guide for the consulate at Schwerin was added to the Research Guides page.
|12 Feb 2016
||In German Research, new sources with links for maps and photographs. New photos in the Image Library.
11 Feb 2016
Family Tree Maker Lives On!
Are you an Anccestry Family Treet Maker user? Well, you were probable as surprized as we when Ancestry decided to no longer support the program? It appears they have reversed course and decided that Family Tree Maker is worth saving! See their announcement here
|3 Feb 2016
||The most recent board reports have been uploaded to the Members page at Documents and Reports.
|27 Jan 2016
||Go to "Events" to see the Spring 2016 Conference and Workshop Flyer (Download your own copy)
|22 Jan 2016
||A new Quick Fact Sheet was added for the Principality of Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen.
|6 Nov 2015
New database records added
The final set of records for the Geissenhainer baptisms were added to the MAGS database. The database now includes all baptisms from 1827 through 1879.
Gift from the Archives
MAGS will periodically display images of interest, including postcards, letterhead, and other historical documents discovered at the National Archives and other locations. Check back frequently to see what's new. In addition, members will have access to a photo gallery and library of images to browse.