Welcome to the Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society


Members Strong

Researching Family Histories All Over the World

From our Beautiful Island in Puget Sound

Next Monthly Meeting

Please join us a the big BIGS


Friday, June 16 @ 10AM

In-person at the Island Center Hall

(8395 Fletcher Bay Road, between High School & New Brooklyn)

Do you have a family heirloom, an antique or a soon-to-be antique,  with a story to tell? Bring your treasure (or a picture of it) and be prepared to tell a bit about it. Or, just come and hear our members  share stories of their family keepsakes and their love of  genealogy.

Everyone Welcome!

No Membership required.

Special Interest Groups

Friday Forum / Great Britain

Members Only

Click on a title to read the article

Pat's Prompts

Where did your ancestors live? What was it like for them?

DNA Ditties

Pedigree Collapse? Endogamy? Learn more here...


Make It Quick!

Articles have been archived, but you can still find them!

Ready to Join Us?

BIGS Business / BIGS Business / BIGS Business / BIGS Business

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Online Q&A

Date & Time: Guest’s choice

Place: On Zoom

Content: It’s up to you!

Whether new to genealogy or experienced, if you would like some help with what to do next, contact us to set up a personal Zoom session with a few of our knowledgable members.

Everyone Welcome… No membership necessary

You Just Never Know!

A surprise in the family history...

Around the Sound and More

Anytime you are wondering what’s happening at other societies in our neck of the woods just click the  button below.