Find your Troy-area ancestors, Irish or not
October Meeting Bring the family skeletons from the closet to dinner with TIGS for a chance to win a FREE dinner. Our October meeting will be next held Thursday the 17th at 6:30PM at Browns Brewery in the Trojan Room. We want to make the meeting fun and inclusive...
TIGS FREE LOOK UP EVENTS are back! Next one is at the Waterford NY Library, 117 3rd St., on Sun. Sep. 29 from 12:30 to 3:30 (last appointment is 2:45). Schedule your one-on-one 45 min. appointment with one of our experienced volunteers. Bring questions, brick walls,...
The Troy Irish Genealogy Society (TIGS) is an organization whose main purpose is to collect, share, and preserve genealogy information. We are open to everyone; from people with ties to Troy or from anywhere with an interest in genealogy. You don’t need to live in Troy, or be of Irish descent, to join or get genealogy information from us.
The Troy Irish Genealogy Society strives to make genealogy information free to the public. We can only do this from donations, memberships, and volunteers who help us organize this information. If you feel this is a worthy cause; please consider a donation of your time or money.
TIGS was founded by a group of Irish descendants from Troy and the surrounding area, who met at the Irish Mist Restaurant on Second and Ida Streets in Troy NY on September 18, 2003. Before there was the Troy Irish Genealogy Society, many Troy area researchers were connected, at least by names, through the Rensselaer County Rootsweb mailing list.
View of Troy from Mount Ida