Jefferson Genealogical Society Inc.

JGS Cemetery Project



P.O. Box 961

Metairie, LA 70004-0961

(Jefferson Parish is part of Metro New Orleans)

The Jefferson Genealogical Society Inc. was organized on 14 June
1984 and formally incorporated under the Non-Profit Corporation
Law of the State of Louisiana on 12 February 1985.
The object and purpose of the Society is to unite
individuals who are interested in the study of genealogy and
history, and to assist members in tracing and preserving records
of their genealogy.

The Society strives to develop and promote a greater public
interest in and appreciation of genealogy and the rich and
diverse cultural heritage that forms the fabric of the State of Louisiana.
The Society desires to ascertain the location of public

records, and to preserve and duplicate the same in order that
they may be available to students of genealogy, and to aid in
investigations of this nature by combining the efforts and
resources of its members, and by means of educational programs
to promote interest in and enlist aid for a complete archival
program for the Parish of Jefferson, and for the State of
The Society will occasionally publish genealogical
The Society will collect and preserve genealogical and
historical materials, and make them available to its members.


The Jefferson Genealogical Society Inc. meets every month
on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm. The meeetings are
located at the John Calvin Presbyterian Church 4201
Transcontinental Drive Metairie, LA 70006.