african american

Genealogy Group

serving philadelphia + the tri-state area

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“A People without knowledge of its History, is like a tree without roots.”

Marcus Garvey

We’re on a mission!


African American Genealogy Group is on a mission to help people discover their ancestral roots through education and a commitment to building community.

Next Upcoming Meeting



Come and join us every
2nd Tuesday of each month, except July and August, for our General Meeting.

These meetings are always free and open to the public.


April 2024 General Member Meeting

Ancestral Slave Research

with Speaker Mary Jones-Fitts


Tuesday, April 9, 2024


Business Meeting @ 6 PM | Presentation @ 7PM

This month our meeting will begin with a Business Meeting from 6 – 7 PM.


We hope you’ll join us later for the speaker presentation, where we’ll hear from special guest speaker Mary Jones-Fitts.


In this month’s presentation, you’ll learn about reconstructing families in the enslaved community and finding their slaveholders.



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Discover how the African American Genealogy Group of Philadelphia can help you trace your ancestor’s journey through established methods geared specifically for African Americans.

How can we help you start your genealogy journey?

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