Newsletter via E-mail

Annual dues are based upon receiving the monthly newsletter, The Linden Tree. With all the Subscription plans you will also receive access to all our resources (graves database, Linden Tree Archive, Surname Index).

Newsletter via Email = USD $25 per year

Newsletter via USPS

Annual dues are based upon receiving the monthly newsletter, The Linden Tree. With all the Subscription plans you will also receive access to all our resources (graves database, Linden Tree Archive, Surname Index).

Newsletter via USPS = USD $30 per year

Membership Benefits

There are exciting changes happening in Slovenia and here in the United Sates that facilitate the study Slovenian genealogy. Genealogical research in Slovenia was once extremely difficult, but since Slovenia’s independence in 1991, doors are being opened and records are becoming available at an ever-increasing rate.

As a new member you will have access to SGSI’s community driven website, brimming with interactive tools and research resources. The following is just a few of the many membership benefits:

  • Forums - The websites bulletin board is a popular medium for posting queries of genealogical interest. Searching for a village? Need help on the different spellings of a surname? How about exchanging Slovene recipes? Give the forums exchange a try.
  • Newsletter - The SGSI newsletter, The Linden Tree, is published four times a year and contains articles of genealogy research information, stories by fellow genealogists regarding their own research and travels to Slovenia, member queries and updates on the Society’s growth and direction. All archived issues from publications beginning in 1987 are also available.
  • Digitized Indices - The Digitized Indices is a section which provides links to all of the SGSI, Inc. transcribed indexed projects. Current indices available include, “Americans in America” by Trunk, “Master code list; Slovenian Church Histories in America”, Jubilee books, and drustva history books, to name only a few.
  • Internet Surname Index - The Internet Surname Index provides a media for the gathering of surnames and geographic regions which are of interest to people of Slovenian descent. Several members have found new relatives or links to their Slovenian ancestors by using this important research resource, which continues to grow each year.
  • SGSI Research Center - Our research center is a private research archive and is open by appointment to members of the Society only. It is located at the Slovenian Museum and Archives, 6419 St. Clair Avenue, in Cleveland, Ohio, the Center’s resources include; Slovenian books, pamphlets, Koledars, church histories, family genealogy records, photos, microfilms, and oral history records.
  • Slovene Book Translations - Issues of Novi Svet, Narodni Adresar, and other books have been translated and indexed for researchers and made available on the SGSI website.
  • Slovenian Letter Writing Guide - General research assistance is provided through the guide on how to draft a letter in the Slovenian language for requesting birth, marriage, or death records at the Archbishopric Archives in Slovenia. Slovenian word lists and additional phrases are also provided.
  • Local State Branches - Information is posted via the website covering important news and meeting dates/times for regional branches that may be located in your area.
  • Volunteer Opportunities - Members l have a rare opportunity to meet and work with other genealogists with a special interest in Slovenia genealogy. You can share your skills in assisting the Society in its many projects to preserve our Slovenian heritage.

Newsletter via E-mail

Annual dues are based upon receiving the monthly newsletter, The Linden Tree. With all the Subscription plans you will also receive access to all our resources (graves database, Linden Tree Archive, Surname Index).

Newsletter via Email = USD $25 per year

Newsletter via USPS

Annual dues are based upon receiving the monthly newsletter, The Linden Tree. With all the Subscription plans you will also receive access to all our resources (graves database, Linden Tree Archive, Surname Index).

Newsletter via USPS = USD $30 per year

Membership Benefits

There are exciting changes happening in Slovenia and here in the United Sates that facilitate the study Slovenian genealogy. Genealogical research in Slovenia was once extremely difficult, but since Slovenia’s independence in 1991, doors are being opened and records are becoming available at an ever-increasing rate.

As a new member you will have access to SGSI’s community driven website, brimming with interactive tools and research resources. The following is just a few of the many membership benefits:

  • Forums - The websites bulletin board is a popular medium for posting queries of genealogical interest. Searching for a village? Need help on the different spellings of a surname? How about exchanging Slovene recipes? Give the forums exchange a try.
  • Newsletter - The SGSI newsletter, The Linden Tree, is published four times a year and contains articles of genealogy research information, stories by fellow genealogists regarding their own research and travels to Slovenia, member queries and updates on the Society’s growth and direction. All archived issues from publications beginning in 1987 are also available.
  • Digitized Indices - The Digitized Indices is a section which provides links to all of the SGSI, Inc. transcribed indexed projects. Current indices available include, “Americans in America” by Trunk, “Master code list; Slovenian Church Histories in America”, Jubilee books, and drustva history books, to name only a few.
  • Internet Surname Index - The Internet Surname Index provides a media for the gathering of surnames and geographic regions which are of interest to people of Slovenian descent. Several members have found new relatives or links to their Slovenian ancestors by using this important research resource, which continues to grow each year.
  • SGSI Research Center - Our research center is a private research archive and is open by appointment to members of the Society only. It is located at the Slovenian Museum and Archives, 6419 St. Clair Avenue, in Cleveland, Ohio, the Center’s resources include; Slovenian books, pamphlets, Koledars, church histories, family genealogy records, photos, microfilms, and oral history records.
  • Slovene Book Translations - Issues of Novi Svet, Narodni Adresar, and other books have been translated and indexed for researchers and made available on the SGSI website.
  • Slovenian Letter Writing Guide - General research assistance is provided through the guide on how to draft a letter in the Slovenian language for requesting birth, marriage, or death records at the Archbishopric Archives in Slovenia. Slovenian word lists and additional phrases are also provided.
  • Local State Branches - Information is posted via the website covering important news and meeting dates/times for regional branches that may be located in your area.
  • Volunteer Opportunities - Members l have a rare opportunity to meet and work with other genealogists with a special interest in Slovenia genealogy. You can share your skills in assisting the Society in its many projects to preserve our Slovenian heritage.