Central Florida Genealogical Society

Serving Central Florida for over 50 years! We extend an invitation to everyone in the Central Florida area interested in genealogy to join us.

 April 13, 2021 program handout by Janeen Bjork “It’s Time to Write a Book” is here


All-day Genealogy Seminar, Saturday, April 10, 2021

Speaker: Annette Burke Lyttle 


9:30-10:30 – Finding and Using Digitized Manuscript Collections 

10:45-11:45 – Bounty Land: It’s Complicated

1:00-2:00 – The National Road: America’s First Federal Highway

2:15-3:15 – Chasing Uncle William Through the Wilds of Cyberspace

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You may come and go as you like throughout the day. 

No pre-registration necessary. No charge to attend.


ALL in-person meetings of the Central Florida Genealogical Society are canceled until further notice. Click on the calendar to view the listings of our virtual meetings. 

The CFGS Board of Directors voted at their August 2020 board meeting to EXTEND the dues deadline for one year, due to COVID-19. Dues will be due again in September, 2021. 

We welcome new members who join so they can receive our Treasure Chest News newsletters and quarterly publication Buried TreasuresYou do NOT need to log on to join as a new member. Click on the JOIN button above or link here

You can continue to use the current Member Login and Password to access the Members Only section of the website. (Every member of CFGS has the same login and password.)

If you have a question for us, please email [email protected]

The Central Florida Genealogical Society, Inc.

is a non-profit society located in the Orlando Florida area that promotes family history research by providing education and research opportunities to its members and the public. We hold regular meetings in both Orange and in Seminole County, and have members living all over Central Florida and the United States. All of our meetings are free and open to anyone. We are also dedicated to aiding others living elsewhere who have ancestors from Central Florida. See our About Us page to learn more.

View Our Meeting Calendar and Events Page


We conduct 113 meetings each year!


Visitors are welcome at all meetings.

Central Florida Genealogical Society meetings — Click on the green links below for more detailed information about our meetings: 

  • General Meetings  – Are held at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday from September through May. We have a speaker who talks on a topic of interest to genealogists.
  • Daytime Meetings – Are held at the Seminole County Library in Casselberry on the 3rd Monday of every month year-round. We have speakers who talk on a topic of genealogical interest and also have a breakout session where small groups discuss various genealogy topics.
  • Special Interest Group Meetings  – We have seven Special Interest Groups. These are moderated open discussions or presentations which are held during the month on the following topics:  Family Tree Maker and RootsMagic software, England, Scottish, Italian, Irish, and German research, and DNA as it relates to genealogy. Check our Calendar below for details.
  • Board of Directors Meetings  – Our board meets monthly except for December. Members are welcome to attend.
  • Summer Potluck Dinner is held on the 2nd Tuesday in July.
  • Various Training Classes and Workshops Beginner class are preented at least once a year. We may hold classes on various topics throughout the year. Check our calendar often.
  • Annual workshop or seminar to be announced on the Events page.

All meetings, except for the Daytime meeting, meet at the Latter-day Saints Meetinghouse at 45 East Par Street in Orlando.

Also check out our Facebook and Twitter pages.


NO in-person meetings until further notice! 

Our General Meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, Sept. – May

Join our CFGS Facebook Group to ask questions and have discussions about researching and exploring your ancestors.