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  1. To collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to genealogical and related historical, biographical, and heraldic data; to encourage and promote interest in genealogical research, to adhere to principles of accuracy and thoroughness in research; to champion ethical standards and to discourage and oppose incompetent and disreputable practices of researchers; to foster careful publications, to encourage, and to provide scholarly training for all interested in these endeavors. http://www.onhgs.org/ THE ONHGS REGULAR GENERAL MEETINGS LOCATION IS NEW HANOVER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY THE MAIN LIBRARY, 201 Chestnut, DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON- New Hanover Room on the 3rd floor. Parking will be validated. View full record
  2. The Wake County Genealogical Society (WCGS) was organized in April of 1982 to promote genealogical study and research; serve as a medium for the exchange of genealogical or historical information; encourage the preservation of genealogical or historical records; and provide cultural, educational, and social opportunities involving genealogy. In 1983, WCGS was incorporated as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the State of North Carolina. https://wakecogen.org/ WCGS meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from September through May. However, the November and December meetings are combined and occur in early December. View full record
  3. D-OGS is an active genealogical community dedicated to the research and preservation of family history of Durham and Orange counties. We provide research assistance and educational opportunities to our members and the public through outreach programs, monthly meetings, newsletters, and forums. We welcome queries about your family or historical places in and around Durham and Orange counties. The society meets once a month to hear speakers on a variety of topics including general research techniques, North Carolina maps, Indian Trading Paths, cemetery records, advances in technology, DNA results and so much more. Our meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month and are open to the public. A schedule of our events can be found on our Events page and announced in our popular monthly newsletter. https://dogsnc.org/ View full record
  4. The Granville County Genealogical Society 1746, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which was organized in August 1994 from a group that places emphasis on Genealogical material concerning persons or activities in the area of Granville County. The Society was expected to have a slow start, but with enthusiasm and hard work of members, the society is at a point far ahead of what was expected. The society has over 245 members from every state in the U.S. The Cemetery Committee is presently involved in surveying, cataloging and collecting cemetery data from church cemeteries, city cemeteries, family owned cemeteries, etc. for future publications. Plans are to publish several books with the data that has been collected to date. http://www.gcgs.org/ Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM, except for the month of July, in the large meeting room of the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford, NC located at 210 Main Street. View full record
  5. Located in Charlotte, NC, Olde Meck (Mecklenburg Genealogical Society) was founded in 1981 by a small group of genealogists to unite folks who share the love of family history, to assist them in their genealogical research, and to preserve records of interest to family historians. We celebrate our location along the Great Wagon Road, a thouroughfare which brought so many of our Scots Irish ancestors to the region. Today, Olde Meck welcomes and embraces the varied backgrounds of all our members and guests, whether experienced or just getting started, regardless of area or family origin. We strive to meet their genealogical needs by: hosting monthly meetings, workshops, and events on a variety of family history and genealogical subjects. maintaining a research library (the Family Research Center) that is staffed by knowledgeable volunteers and provides access to books, special collections, online resources, and other valuable sources. collecting, organizing, and preserving genealogical materials, which are then made available to researchers through our library, our publications, and our website (www.oldemeck.org). https://oldemeck.org/ Olde Meck meets on the second Wednesday of each month in the Ray Hall Community Center at Aldersgate Retirement Community off Shamrock Drive in Charlotte. Ray Hall Community Center 3800 Shamrock Drive Charlotte, NC 28215 View full record
  6. Organized in April 1978, the VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society is a non-profit educational society that has as its purpose to preserve and share with persons having interest in the Virginia counties of Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania, and Halifax; the North Carolina counties of Rockingham, Caswell, and Person; and other such Virginia and North Carolina information pertinent to these counties and their inhabitants. The Society maintains and staffs a Search Room adjacent to the Genealogy Room at the Danville Public Library. Holdings available in the Search Room include a collection of over 5000 books, early maps, microfilm, microfiche, journals and newsletters from genealogical societies in over 20 states, local cemetery and funeral home records, obituaries, city directories from 1878, etc. http://www.vancpgs.org/contents/index.php Membership is open to all individuals, families, libraries, and societies. Members receive Piedmont Lineages which is published quarterly. The Society meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM on the top floor of the Danville Public Library. Visitors are welcome. Danville Public Library, 511 Patton Street, Danville, VA View full record
  7. Join the Randolph County, North Carolina Genealogical Society today and get all the benefits of membership. A yearly membership is only $25.00 and includes the following benefits: Member queries: Members get 1 query per year to answer questions regarding genealogical history, questions, family history, and general genealogy questions. All the resources of our group will help ou get your questions answered. Expanded website content: Get exclusive access to articles, discussion boards, files and other resources. Plus, get a jump on the upcoming Journal! The Genealogical Journal: A wealth of knowledge and history about the Randolph County, North Carolina area. Delivered three times per year, the Journal alone is worth the price of membership. Click here for more information about the Journal Local reference: If you or someone in your family is from the Randolph, Guilford, Moore, Montgomery or surrounding area of North Carolina, Join Us! You will learn things about your ancestors you never knew. General meetings: Attend our general meetings and share knowledge and information with others interested in the genealogy of the area. Research assistance: Our members hold a wealth of knowledge regarding genealogical research and how to find information. As a member, you will have access to all this information. Learn about your history: Join us and learn about your history, your relatives, where you came from and how it all fits together. http://www.randolphcountygenealogy.com/ View full record
  8. Formed in November 1982 to encourage and aid in the accumulation and preservation of the historical and genealogical records of the Burke County area. Membership dues support journal publication and Society activities and events. http://www.ncgenweb.us/burke/burkegs.htm Meetings are quarterly at 6:30 pm the third Mondays of February, May, August and November in the upstairs court room of the Old Burke County Courthouse in Morganton unless otherwise noted in the program description. Grace Ridge Retirement Community Ervin Community Room - 500 Lenoir Road - Morganton NC View full record
  9. Broad River Genealogical Society, Inc. is a non-profit corporation chartered in October 1980 by the State of NC and is classified as a Tax-Exempt Educational & Scientific Organization within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations of funds, books and other property made to the Society are deductible for purposes of Federal Income Tax returns. http://www.broadrivergenealogicalsociety.com/ At 3:00 pm on the second Sunday of each month except June, July, and August there will be a meeting in the dining room of the Neal Senior Center, located at 100 T.R. Harris Drive Shelby, North Carolina. (Off of Highway 18 North). Parking and enter at the rear of the building. Everyone interested in local history or wanting to learn about their heritage and lineage are welcome. You do not have to be a member to attend. View full record
  10. The Beaufort County Genealogical Society will continuing the sessions on how to do genealogical research at our November meetind. It is FREE to everyone who would like to attend. The sessions will be approximately 30 minutes each with additional time for questions. There is a total of 15 sessions. Everyone is invited to come to any or all of the sessions. http://bcgsonline.com/ Beaufort County Genealogical Society meets the first Tuesday of each month except July and August at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 80 Cedar Circle, Washington, NC at 7:00 pm unless other wise announced View full record
  11. The Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc. was organized in 1983. This non-profit, educational, and cultural organization promotes research into the heritage of Henderson County by collecting, preserving and publishing the history of Henderson County, North Carolina and of her people. http://www.hcghs.com/ The Society holds bi-monthly meetings on the first Saturday of the following months (social time begins 1/2 hour before the meeting times listed below): February - 10:00 a.m. April - 10:00 a.m. June - 10:00 a.m. August - Annual Luncheon - 12:00 p.m. (location to be announced) October - 10:00 a.m. December - 9:30 a.m. Each meeting includes a program or guest speaker with varied topics of local historical/genealogical interest. Meetings are held at 400 N. Main Street in the second floor Gallery & Meeting Room and are open to the public. View full record
  12. Extensive records are available for Wilson and its parent counties of Edgecombe, Johnston, Nash, and Wayne. WCGS maintains its library as part of the Wilson County Public Library with hundreds of publications available for reference. The Genealogy Room is open six days a week (closed Sunday) for visitors who want to trace an ancestor who passed through or whose family remains here today. http://www.wcgs.org/ The Wilson County Genealogical Society meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7 P.M. in Wilson, NC at the Wilson Public Library except in June, July, August and December. June is the yearly social meeting and it is held at a site especially chosen for the event. There is no meeting in July, August and December. View full record
  13. http://www.echoesofmadison.com/ Madison County Public Library Meeting Room Marshall, NC Public is welcome and encouraged to attend (there is no charge). Light refreshments will be served Madison County Genealogy Society PO Box 155 Mars Hill, NC 28754 View full record
  14. The mission of the Jackson County Genealogical Society is to bring together those persons interested in genealogy, especially for Jackson County families; to discover, research and exchange material related to Jackson County history and genealogy; and to provide for the preservation of such material and for its accessibility. http://www.jcgsnc.org/ Located in the Courthouse Wing of the Jackson County Library 310 Keener St. Suite 102 Sylva NC 28779 828-631-2646 P.O. Box 480 Sylva, NC 28779 View full record
  15. The Surry County Genealogical Association is a non-profit organization formed in 1981. Its purpose is to create and foster interest in genealogy, assist those persons interested in compiling family histories,and to share ideas that may aid in more accurate research. https://surrygenealogy.wordpress.com/ The Association has a meeting the 2nd Monday night of each Month. These meetings are free and open to the public. The group has also published two Surry County Heritage Books, and a pictorial history book of Surry County, N. C. This book entitled “Images of America” Surry County, has 128 pages. The pictures tell about life in Surry County before 1940. Also the group has published a Surry Co., Church History Book. They can be bought by contacting the Surry County Genealogy Assn., P.O. Box 997, Dobson, N.C. 27017. View full record
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