MSOG, Inc.
PO Box 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. 

Meet the 2023-2024 Board

Congratulations to the newly elected officers for 2023-2024! Thank you to everyone who voted. We look forward to the upcoming season and what the future holds for MSOG.
President - Terrance Dugan
Vice President - Vacant
Treasurer - Diane Laferriere
Corresponding Secretary – Kelly A. Fox
Recording Secretary - Carol Lerch
Membership Director - Marc H. Leuenberger
Historian/Archivist - Wendy Rawson Sheppard


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 2023-2024.
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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. 

MSOG Pins and Danglersl

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

Upcoming Events
Dec. 9
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Probate to Equity and Back
Middlesex Chapter Meeting Presented by Kelvin L. Meyers When we allow the records to "talk" to us, we learn many things about our ancestors. We ...
Dec. 14
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ghosts of Christmas Past: Ancestral Holiday Traditions
For our December webinar, Jean Wilcox Hibben will be presenting a program that connects some of our more common holiday traditions in the United States ...
Dec. 16
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
DNA, Genealogy, and Privacy: Handling the Double-Edged Sword
Presented by Thomas MacEntee (Presenter will be virtual)   Has your concern for privacy prevented you or a family member for taking a DNA test? ...
Legacy Guide