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“Let’s Get Lost In Ledgers: So Much Genealogically Relevant Information Waiting To Be Discovered (Part 5)” is now available online for all NCGS Members.

Editor’s Message After the exploration of one more general store ledger (William Britton), it is now time to explore the extant small business ledgers for other types of local businesses. We’ll first consider “liquor” ledgers. Your editor’s love affair with ledgers started with Henry Reid’s surviving Burke County records. We’ll then examine the ledger of a … Read more . . .

NCGS Journal Vol. 49 No. 4

The NCGS Journal Vol. 49 No. 4 (Oct-Nov-Dec 2023) is now available online to members.From the top menu, Publications > NCGS Journal, then click on the “Read the Journal” button. There are also two new Supplements for this issue – “General Store – William Britton (Daybook & Account Book), Bertie Co, 1817-1818” and “Watts Tomlin … Read more . . .

New Webhost Provider for NCGS

As many visitors to our website last year have noticed, the NCGS website had numerous outages over the last several months of 2023, often being down for multiple days at a time. We, like everyone else, consider this to be unacceptable. Although we worked diligently with the hosting provider to do everything we could to … Read more . . .

Call For Presentations: NCGS Fall Conference & 50th Anniversary Celebration

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is seeking proposals from dynamic and engaging speakers for our 2024 Fall Conference, which will be a special event marking our 50th Anniversary! The conference is scheduled to take place at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh, NC, on October 25-26.  Deadline for Submission: March 31st, 2024Speakers will … Read more . . .

You’re Invited to the 2024 NCGS Virtual Conference!

We are delighted to present the 2024 NCGS Virtual Conference to North Carolina family history researchers around the world on March 15-16. No matter where in the world you are, if you have a good internet connection, you can register and attend. This year’s roundup of speakers includes: During their classes you’ll learn: Following the … Read more . . .

2024 Virtual Conference Registration Open

Registration is now open for the NCGS 2024 Virtual Conference, which will be held on March 15-16, 2024. Access the full event page in the Upcoming Events section of the home page for complete details and ticket purchase.

NCGS Journal Vol. 49 No.3 (Part 4) is Available Online

The latest journal issue, “Let’s Get Lost In Ledgers: So Much Genealogically Relevant Information Waiting To Be Discovered (Part 4)” is now available online for all NCGS Members. Editor’s Message We continue to explore small business ledgers. As previously mentioned, general store and related ledgers are the most common surviving, genealogically relevant ledgers found. We … Read more . . .

Latest Live Webinar Now Available

‘Masonic Lodges, Odd Fellows, and Secret Societies”, presented by J. Mark Lowe on 3 Jan 2024, is now available in the Webinar Library. Page through the webinar listing or use the Speaker Filter in the right-hand panel to select J. Mark Lowe to show a list of all of Mark’s webinars.