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NCGS Mission Statement

Our Mission is:
1. to increase interest in and raise the standards of research and compilation by means of educational programs and publications.
2. to acquaint members with research sources and materials in North Carolina and elsewhere.
3. to serve as a medium of exchange of genealogical information.
4. to promote the collection, preservation, and utilization of manuscripts, documents, and other materials of genealogical and historical value.
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Member Benefit: Magazine Discounts

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is pleased to announce a new member benefit: Discounts on two great genealogy publications.

Family Chronicle and Internet Genealogy are offering NCGS members a $25 rate for one-year (six issue) subscriptions or renewals to either or both Family Chronicle and Internet Genealogy. That's a $7.95 savings off the regular rate of $32.95 a year.

To receive this benefit, log into the NCGS website, then visit our NCGS Members Magazine Discount page.

Call for Applications -- Donald Mosher Memorial Award for Colonial Virginia Research

The BCG Education Fund, a Massachusetts charitable trust, is accepting applications for the annual Donald Mosher Memorial Award. Application deadline each year is 20 February. The annual $500 grant, established in 2001 by Merrill Hill Mosher, CG, of Coos Bay, Oregon, in memory of her late husband, funds scholarly research on Colonial Virginia topics in the following categories: family genealogy, study of immigrant origins, or projects focused on obscure or difficult unpublished Virginia resources. Announcement of the winning entry and presentation of the Award occur at the National Genealogical Society Conference. Additional information is online at http://www.bcgcertification.org/educationfund/. Interested applicants may also contact the Donald Mosher Memorial Award Administrator, Beverly Rice, CG, at MosherAward@bcgcertification.org.

Read more: Call for Applications -- Donald Mosher Memorial Award for Colonial Virginia Research

August 2009 NCGS Journal Table of Contents

The table of contents for the August 2009 edition of the North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal is as follows:

  • "Benjamin O. Newton of Cleveland County, North Carolina: Correlating Indirect Evidence and Contemporary Law to Prove His Lineage" by Kathy Gunter Sullivan, CG
  • "The Pumphrey Family of Gloucestershire, Maryland, and North Carolina" by John Anderson Brayton
  • "Ashe County Naturalizations, 1829–1848" by Jeffrey L. Haines, CG
  • "1777 Petition of Inhabitants of Carteret County" by Jeffrey L. Haines, CG

The current issues of the NCGS Journal are only available to NCGS members. Consider joining the NCGS today.

May 2009 NCGS Journal Table of Contents

The table of contents for the May 2009 edition of the North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal is as follows:

  • "Marriages and Deaths from The Semi-Weekly Raleigh Register, July through December 1852" by Victor T. Jones, Jr.
  • "A Bill to Alter Names from 1813" by Craig Roberts Scott, CG
  • "1777 Petition of John Smith of Anson County" by Ann Christnacht Hilke, CG, Linda K. Reid, and Terry Moore, CG
  • "North Carolina Supreme Court Case: Moore v. Bradley, 1801" by Grace W. Turner and Jeffrey L. Haines, CG
  • "North Carolina Supreme Court Case: Hardin v. Barrett, 1858" by Grace W. Turner and Maryann Tuck
  • "St. Gabriel's Parish, Duplin County, Wardens' Records, 1799-1817" by Jeffrey L. Haines, CG
  • "Petition to Pardon Willie Jones of Greene County, 1842" by Grace W. Turner and Jeffrey L. Haines, CG

The current issues of the NCGS Journal are only available to NCGS members. Consider joining the NCGS today.

New Book Review Editor Appointed

NCGS Book Review Editor Rhonda Bridges Trueman has resigned due to an impending move to Florida. Rhonda has reviewed books for the Society since 2005 and served on the Board of Directors from 2006 through 2008. Her service is greatly appreciated, and we will miss her ready smile and willingness to help. She has made a valuable contribution to genealogy in North Carolina.

President Ann Basnight has appointed Carrie Henry as the new Book Review Editor. She will begin her duties starting with the August issue of the NCGS Journal.

Read more: New Book Review Editor Appointed

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