Find your Troy-area ancestors, Irish or not
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,...read more
TIGS September meeting will feature a presentation by Mike and Kate Lancor of Old Friends Genealogy "Pinpointing Where Your Ancestors Lived in Ireland" When: Sunday, September 15 at 1:30pm Where: Troy Public Library (Main branch, 100 Second St) Limited seating -...read more
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