Proud Member Of
Delaware Public Archives

Friends Delaware Public Archives

Our Mission

The DDGS Mission is to promote an interest in genealogy and to encourage and instruct members in genealogical research. We want to encourage and instruct members in genealogical research and locate, preserve, and index public and private genealogical records. DDGS publishes genealogical and historical information and we're able to assist and support any genealogical library in Delaware that is open to the public.

Operating Year: January - December 2024

Board of Directors
President: Michael L Keen
Vice President: Kevin Mills
Secretary: Mary Servon
Treasurer: Caroline M Baxter
Past President: Deb Ruggles
Director (2023): Tom B Mercer
Director (2024): Pat Dyer
Director (2025): Donna Wilkinson Josefowski
Committee Chairs
Community Outreach: Peter Servon
Educational Outreach: Deb Ruggles
Grant Writing: Melinda Gregory
Membership: Michael L Keen
Newsletter: Peter Servon
Programs: Kevin Mills
Queries: Donna Wilkinson Josefowski
Social Media: Donna Wilkinson Josefowski
Transcription & Publications: Isabel Rifenburg
Webmaster: Michael L Keen

Meeting Info

Location:  To join us for a meeting, we currently are meeting in-person & hybrid. In-person meetings are held at the Dover Public Library, located at 35 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901 (302) 736-7030.
Meeting Dates: Membership Meetings are held on the second Saturday of the following months:
* February
* April
* June
* October
* December
Meeting Times: Membership meetings are held 1:30 to 2pm, with a guest speaker and presentation from 2pm to 3:00pm.
Meeting Program: Includes guest speakers on genealogy-related topics. 
"History remembers only the celebrated, genealogy remembers them all"  - Laurence Overmire