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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.


NCGS Donations

Please consider helping support the NCGS Mission by making a donation.

More information is on our Giving Opportunity page. 

Save the Pensions!

preservethepensionsDonate Now! Join with the NCGS to support the FGS to raise funds to digitize the War of 1812 pension files and make them accessible online – free and forever!

For more information, see the FGS Preserve the Pensions page.

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.

Under Construction

The "Index of Geographical Place Names from the NCGS Journal" page is currently under reconstruction. Please check back in a little while.

NCGS Store issue

We are currently experiencing a glitch in the online store, with shipping option causing a problem with ordering merchandise. This does not seem to affect registering for workshops.

We are working to troubleshoot the problem, and apologize for any inconvenience.

Update, 14 Sep 2014: The issue with shipping options seems to have been resolved. To ensure the change is visible, you may have to refresh your browser window.

Helen Leary: Series Introduction

helen-book-editedEnjoy this clip of Helen’s talk as an introduction to the North Carolina Series. Full presentations of all webinars are available to NCGS members in the member section of this website. Full-length recordings, including notes, are available for purchase in the NCGS online store.

The text for this series is North Carolina Research Genealogy and Local History, Helen F. M. Leary, CG, FASG, Editor. It is available in book or CD format in the NCGS Store.

Helen Leary's Introduction Clip
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Helen F. M. Leary, CG, FASG




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North Carolina Genealogical Society Volunteer Opportunities

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Giving Opportunity

In addition to the NCGS member fees, general support donations provide necessary funding for Society operations. Whether for website maintenance and upgrading, workshops and programing fees, or the creation of new webinars, no donation is too small.

NCGS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your contribution may be fully tax deductible under current federal law. Please check with your tax advisor. Your online donation is safe, secure and easy. A confirmation email will be sent when you complete your donation.

We recognize donors by name in our newsletter. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may send an email to the NCGS Administrator. The email address is also provided in the confirmation email. For the printable donation form, just check the "Anonymous" box.

Donations may be made to honor someone designated by the donor. After making your donation, if you wish to make it an Honorarium or Memorial donation, please send an email to the NCGS Administrator with the name of the Honoree. If this is a living person, please include their mailing address, and NCGS will send them an acknowledgement card. (This contact information will only be used for this purpose - no one will be added to any kind of 'mailing list'.) The email address is also provided in the confirmation email.

To make a donation, please fill out and submit the Online Form.

If you would rather mail in your donation, you may print out the Donation Form, and mail it to:
P. O. Box 30815
Raleigh, NC 27622-0815


Support North Carolina Genealogical Society When You Shop!

You can support the North Carolina Genealogical Society each time you shop on Amazon.com. By shopping AmazonSmile, you can enjoy the same great selection of products you currently do on Amazon.com. With each eligible purchase the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate .5% of your purchase to the North Carolina Genealogical Society.

How to Get Started

Getting started with shopping on AmazonSmile is quick and easy. Go to smile.amazon.com. When prompted, enter North Carolina Genealogical Society Inc as your charity of choice. That’s it!  Next time you shop online, go to smile.amazon.com and shop as usual.

For your convenience, there is an AmazonSmile button at the bottom of the right-hand column of our website.
Thank you for supporting the North Carolina Genealogical Society!


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