General Membership Information

While you are welcome at our meetings as a visitor, we encourage you to join CFGS. We offer Individual and Family memberships. You do not need Central Florida ancestors to join us for the rewarding experience of exploring your family history. Our members come from all over the country. Our memberships run from September through August. 

Membership benefits:

  • Free subscription to our email newsletter Treasure Chest News.
  • Free mailed paper copy* of our quarterly genealogy journal Buried Treasures.
  • Premium member’s only access to our website.
    • Member’s Forums
    • Member’s Blog
    • Private Email between members
  • Admission to all General, Daytime, and Computer Users meeting series, featuring speakers on local and general genealogy research.
  • Discounted price to register for paid events like seminars.
  • Monthly Email notification of area events, including advanced announcements of CFGS workshops & seminars and area classes.
  • Family Memberships are for two members living under one roof. A family membership provides only one newsletter and one quarterly per issue.
  • Memberships run from September 1 to August 31

* In the future those desiring paper copies will be charged due to increased cost of printing and/or mailing.

If you have any questions prior to joining or renewing a membership please Email Us.

Member’s Only Content on Website

Our website now has exclusive areas only for our members. These areas include a Member’s Blog that includes genealogy tips and presentations given at recent meetings; access to Forums where you can discuss genealogy topics, a list of members with their research interests and the ability to connect with them, the last five years of our Buried Treasures Quarterly; and current editions of our Treasure Chest Newsletter. No registration is required as a user name and password will be provided to you on renewal each year.