Empire State Plaza Station

PO Box 2175

Albany, NY 12220-0175


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Capital District Genealogical Society

Town of Colonie Library is Closed To Meetings and In-Person Events Until Further Notice
our meetings will be held via Zoom.

Registration for our January Zoom meeting will be open only to members of the Capital District Genealogical Society about the 1st of January. Invitations will be sent to members with a link to register. 

Please see our Meeting and Events page for program and registration information.



Contact Us



President:  Terri Moran

Vice President: Margaret Lanoue

Treasurer:  Patricia Carey

Recording Secretary: Suzanne Mackey

Corresponding Secretary:  Elaine Smith


Andrea Kelly
Suzanne Mackey
Anne McEnaney
Barbara Mulhfelder

Megan O’Toole
Elaine Smith

Beth Snyder
Christopher White

Art Young


Executive Board

                      How to Join CDGS:

        You have three ways to join CDGS

  1. Complete the online form to the right and use PayPal to pay your dues.
  2. Download the printable membership form (button above) and send it in with your check or money order.
  3. Attend a meeting where you can complete the membership form, and pay your dues with cash, check, money order, or charge your credit card (We use SQUARE for our credit card transactions). 

Membership benefits: Newsletters four times per year, guest speakers, workshops, and many more.  Members can post unlimited queries in our quarterly newsletter at no charge. See "Members Only" page to submit a query. 

Dues: $15.00 (if paid by check or cash) $16.00 if paid by PayPal or onsite credit card) annual dues (January - December)

Membership Application

Join the Capital District Genealogical society. Use PayPal to submit your dues.  $15.00 + $1.00 transaction fee = $16.00. Please fill out the form below to use PayPal for CDGS.


Membership: Michael Connelly

Newsletter: Melissia Mason

Mailing:William & Daphne Thompson

New York State Library Volunteers Coordinator: Peg Harbour-Holland

Programs: Ellen Daniello and Tina Post

Publicity: Andrea Kelly


Computer Resources: David DeWald

Members can submit an unlimited number of queries to be published in the newsletter. Non-members can submit queries to be published in the newsletter for $3.00 per query.

To contact CDGS email us at:  contactcdgs@gmail.com

or write to us at Capital District Genealogical Society

Empire State Plaza Station, PO Box 2175, Albany, NY  12220 - 0175.

Webmasters:  Terri Moran & Pat Carey