MSOG, Inc.
P.O. 215
Ashland, MA 01721-0215


MSOG is made up of chapters throughout Massachusetts: Bristol, Merrimack Valley, Middlesex, and Worcester. Each chapter has its own governing board of officers, annual meeting, and election. Each chapter is a member of the state board and is represented by the chapter’s president. Chapters do not meet during the months of July and August.

Login to Members

If you are already a member of the Society, you can log in by clicking on the Members link. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to become a member and begin receiving all the benefits of membership. 

Call for Candidates to Run for 2023-2024 Term

The MSOG State Nominating Committee is currently seeking candidates to run for office for the 2023 – 2024 term (2 year term starting 1/1/2023 through 12/31/2024).
Elected positions:
Vice President
Corresponding Secretary
Recording Secretary
Membership Director
Please remember that the society is a completely volunteer organization and relies on volunteers like you to continue the work of our organization.  Please consider how you can help.
If you are interested in running, would like more information, or would like to nominate someone, please contact the nominating committee at
Your State Nominating Committee
Carol Katsulis
Kathleen Rubano
Deborah Cardoni 

Learn about the current officers

Renew now

Membership renewal for 2022-2023 is now available. 
Go to your Profile, and you will see a Green Button to "Renew Membership."  When you choose your payment type of PayPal/Credit Card, be sure to check the little box before you click Check & Confirm. 


MSOG offers memberships for the Individual, Family, and Organization. Membership is from September 1st through August 31st.
Join today and begin enjoying the many benefits of being a MSOG member. Join or Renew now for 2022-2023.
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View Meeting Recordings and Handouts

There are recordings and handouts for many of the chapter meetings available to members. Once you are logged in, select the Event Recordings section under Members to view these. Most of the recordings and handouts are available for three months from the date of the meeting. 

Hold the date for MSOG 2022 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will be held on November 5, 2022, beginning at 9 am
Business Meeting, Writing Contest Winners, Election Results
Special Presentation by Caroline J. White, Archives & Manuscript Librarian, Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst

How to Use Surname Research

Check out this news article on How to Use Surname Research on this Website.

Annual Meeting 2021

You must be logged in as a Member to see the Annual Meeting 2021 Information: the Annual Meeting Program on the New Deal, and the Board Annual Reports.

MSOG Pins and Danglersl

Members can purchase MSOG pins and danglers from the Store within the Members area. 

Upcoming Events
Apr. 25
UPDATE: We are delighted to welcome Chelsea Fernandes,from the Bristol Chapter as our New DNA SIG Co-Ordinator.  A little bit about Chelsea... She is the Technical ...
Sep. 3
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Genealogy/Local History Resources of the New York State Library
Stephanie Barrett presents  Genealogy/Local History Resources of the New York State Library     9:30 am EDT    Socializing   9:45 am EDT    Business ...
Sep. 6
7:30 pm
September 2022 Generations Book Club
Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has happened since ...
Legacy Guide