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2024 NCGS Fall Conference

The North Carolina Genealogical Society Fall Conference and Annual Meeting celebrates the 50th Anniversary of NCGS, October 2024.

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Live Webinar with Emily Richardson, May 2024

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present Emily Coffman Richardson’s “Lineage Societies – Choices, Applications and Requirements”. This live Webinar will be available to the public on Wednesday, 1 May 2024, at 7 pm ET.

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The NCGS is among the most active and useful societies I have ever been associated with over 40 years of research. Anyone with North Carolina or other East Coast roots should take advantage of their resources, both archival and human.<span class="su-quote-cite">Jim Seagraves</span>
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NCGS Featured Journal

Articles include Bible and Family records, “Five Lost Tax Lists of Chowan County, NC, 1784-1799”, “Researchers Miscellany” records, and more. Now available online, free to members, and in print.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Be a part of the annual NCGS Fall Conference! We have many opportunities for you to donate an hour or two of your time while helping bring this quality program to the genealogical community. Meet and work with other dedicated people in NCGS. And for the full range of volunteer opportunities, please visit our Volunteer page.

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NCGS Featured Publication

This is the updated, revised second edition of the book that set the standard for state research guides with its award-winning 1st Edition published in 1980.

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Tools of the Trade

Language is constantly changing and, when dealing with language from another time period, there are always problems with semantics. Understanding the language can shed a whole new light on solving a genealogical brick wall.

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Award Winners

The Awards Committee is pleased to present the winners of its 2018 NCGS Awards that honor outstanding contributions to the North Carolina genealogical community.

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New at the NC Archives

Gaston and Vance county records; Jim Lee Photographs and other private collections; several oral histories, and much more…