The Saskatchewan Genealogical Society Inc. (SGS) is a registered non-profit organization and a registered Canadian Charity. SGS was founded in 1969 and incorporated on April 20, 1970. The mission of the organization is to provide expertise and assistance to people to help them participate in family history research, and to collect, preserve and deliver Saskatchewan specific genealogical records and materials. SGS has one of the largest genealogical lending libraries in Canada. The SGS has branches throughout the province, approximately 675 members, and numerous volunteers.

Please browse around our website for educational opportunities, indexes, library holdings, branch meetings and other information such as how to become a member or how to volunteer.

Become a Volunteer

Have you got some free time on your hands? The Saskatchewan Genealogical Society is only as strong as our members and volunteers.

As we move to a more virtual way of doing research SGS strives to get more Saskatchewan records online and your help is more important now than ever!

Become a Member

The Saskatchewan Genealogical Society welcomes anyone with an interest in genealogy and family history.

Memberships are for the calendar year with full and half-year memberships available. They can be purchased online, by mail, or in person. You can buy a membership to one of our branches at the same time.

Upcoming SGS Events

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Latest Past Events

Online Research for Ancestors in Poland, Prussia and Pommern

Need help researching ancestors in this perplexing region?  Register for this online overview of the large Szukajwarchiwach database.  This free, powerful database offers data from Poland state archives, registration offices...

Who Are The Germans from Russia?

Regina German Club 1727 St. John Street, Regina

Guest Speaker:  Merv Weiss Merv Weiss grew up in the predominantly German community of Fox Valley, Saskatchewan. The vast majority of the early pioneer homesteaders were German who had immigrated...

Cemetery records, burial details, head stones and obituaries are important to genealogists and family historians. There are many things you can learn from them.

Saskatchewan Genealogical Society members and volunteers are helping to preserve the history of Saskatchewan people by recording/transcribing cemeteries and by indexing obituaries and burial records.

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The number of Saskatchewan cemeteries that have been recorded/transcribed
0+ Obituary Index Records
Since 2002, obituaries are being included on the Saskatchewan Residents Index rather than the Obituary Index
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Total number of individuals buried in cemeteries and/or burial sites in Saskatchewan

What’s New?

The Saskatchewan Genealogical Society (SGS) publishes the Bulletin three times per year – April, August and December. It contains genealogical articles, news, new library acquisitions, upcoming events, new members, etc. To submit an article to the Bulletin or purchase advertising, contact Lisa Warren at 306-780-9207 or email saskgenealogy@sasktel.net

Have a question? Call us at: (306) 780-9207.