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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.
For more detailed information, please view our short slideshow about the North Carolina Genealogical Society.


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Member Benefit: Magazine Discounts

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is pleased to announce a renewal of two great member benefits - discounts on two great genealogy publications - plus a discount on all purchases through the publisher's online store!

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle) and Internet Genealogy are offering NCGS members a 20% discount on all purchases, including magazine subscription.

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

Member Benefit: FindMyPast Discount


The North Carolina Genealogical Soceity has partnered with Findmypast to provide a members-only reduced rate on subscriptions. To receive this benefit, log into the NCGS website, then visit our Find My Past Discount page.

For questions about the North Carolina Genealogical Society, and it’s participation in the program, contact Lisa Lisson.

This page features articles related to making contributions to the NCGS Journal.

"Journal Jottings" are a series of articles appearing in the NCGS News, written by current NCGS Journal Editor, Diane Richard, concerning ongoing efforts and projects. For volunteer opportunities, please see our "NCGS Journal Transcription Projects" page (click on the link, or look under Publications, NCGS Journal on the main menu bar).

The article "Sharing Your Genealogical Treasures in the NCGS Journal" is an overview of the purpose, scope, and methodology of contributing to the NCGS Journal, written by the previous Editor (2012-2015), Larry Cates.

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Journal Jottings, March 2017 Written by Diane Richard 63
Journal Jottings, January 2017 Written by Diane Richard 150
Journal Jottings, November 2016 Written by Diane Richard 188
Journal Jottings, September 2016 Written by Diane Richard 262
Journal Jottings, July 2016 Written by Diane Richard 442
Journal Jottings, May 2016 Written by Diane Richard 433
Journal Jottings, March 2016 Written by Diane Richard 674
Journal Jottings, January 2016 Written by Diane Richard 575
Journal Jottings, November 2015 Written by Diane Richard 520
Sharing Your Genealogical Treasures Written by Larry Cates 2381

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