To advance genealogical research and education by aiding and encouraging individuals researching their family history.
To foster fellowship and cooperation among such individuals.
To collect genealogical and historic records and preserve such records in archives and libraries.
To stimulate and promote instruction in the use of efficient methods of researching.
To promote the adherence to principles of accuracy and thoroughness in research.
To foster careful documentation and otherwise scholarly writing.
To champion ethical standards in genealogical research.
The Genealogical Society of Collier County (Florida) was founded in 1984 and is dedicated to the researching and recording of family histories, teaching, and assisting researchers. In 2007 the Society filed articles of incorporation with the State of Florida as a non-profit corporation and became a 501(c)(3), non-profit, federal tax-exempt organization. We are members of the National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies and Florida State Genealogical Society.