JCGS Members have FREE access to four subscription online databases at the Research Center: Ancestry.com, Newspaper Archives through GenealogyBank.com, American Ancestors (formerly NEHGS) and Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com). For more membership benefits and an application form click here.
Have a Brick Wall you need help taking down? Our 2014 Brick Wall Researchers are awaiting your questions. Submissions forms are now available! Details. Be sure to attend the Annual Brick Wall Session November 15.
Saturday, October 18. Clallam County Genealogical Society’s Fall Seminar: Genealogy Online: Productive, Organized, and Successful! featuring Cyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndi’s List. Details and Registration Form. JCGS’s regularly scheduled October monthly meeting is cancelled so that those who are interested may attend the seminar in Port Angeles.
Genealogy and Family History. Local. National. International.
Records of people who have lived in Jefferson County, Washington, begin in 1852 and come from a variety of sources. JCGS has cataloged and indexed more than 250,000 records related to Jefferson County. These indexes are FREE and EASY to use on the website.
For those doing research outside of Jefferson County, we have books and resources in the Washington state, United States and Foreign collections in our library. Additionally, there several Online Subscription Databases that are FREE to JCGS Members at the Research Center, including American Ancestors (formerly NEGHS), Ancestry.com, Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com), and Newspaper Archives.
JCGS would be happy to assist you with your research. Go to the Research Request page for details.
- About Jefferson County. History and information on the county.
- Jefferson County Records. What records were kept and how to find them.
- FREE Online Indexes to JCGS Records. JCGS has indexed and cataloged more than 250,000 records covering many aspects of the lives of Jefferson County residents.
- JCGS Library Book Collection.
- Links to other local, regional and statewide sites that are also available to assist you with your research. These include links to local libraries, local city and county governments, regional genealogical societies, and Washington state resources.