Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America

Welcome to the
Ostfriesen Genealogical Society
of America


The Ostfriesland area of Germany is located in the northwest corner of Germany, bordered by the Netherlands and the North Sea.  This area may also be called East Friesland and is now part of the Niedersachsen, or Lower Saxony, state of Germany.

The Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America (OGSA) is a non-profit, all-volunteer member-supported organization committed to helping our members find family connections and better understand the lives of their Ostfriesen ancestors.

Our organization is 100% volunteer operated.

Annual membership dues are the primary source of support for the OGSA's operations, research library and newsletters. 
- Our members receive 28 - 32 page quarterly journals
- Opportunities to participate in OGSA activities
- Discounts on research materials, many of which that have been developed by, or solely distributed in the US by OGSA.

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Join our organization today to help us preserve the history, culture & customs of Ostfriesland!  Please visit our Membership Page for additional information.

OGSA's book collection is located in the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS), 1385 Mendota Heights Road, Suite 100, Mendota Heights, MN  55120; 651-451-6472;  www.mngs.org      Get Directions - click here 

Please check the Library's schedule on their website and call ahead during holiday weeks to verify open hours. 
Please call and leave a message or contact us at info@ogsa.us if you need to use the library outside regular MGS hours.  Someone will contact you, and if possible, we will meet you at the Library when it is convenient for you.
Please visit the
OGSA Library Page for more information about the Library and our holdings.

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