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.

NERGC 2023

Extended until March 31, 2023!
The early bird discount is still available
Sign up now to get the discounted price for the full 3 day conference.
Register today for at NERGC 2023
The 17th New England Regional Genealogical Conference
3-6 May 2023
MassMutual Center
Springfield, Massachusetts
MSOG is looking for volunteers:
If you would like to volunteer at the MSOG Booth in the Exhibit Hall.
Sign up here: MSOG Booth
If you would like to volunteer during the Conference as an MSOG member:
Go to the NERGC website for more information: NERGC Volunteers
Email if you have any questions.

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 - Brenda Anderson
Treasurer - Diane Laferriere
Corresponding Secretary – Kelly A. Fox
Recording Secretary - Carol Lerch
Membership Director - Marc H. Leuenberger
Historian/Archivist - Wendy Rawson Sheppard

Learn about the current officers


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.
Take advantage of all we have to offer! And we hope that you'll follow us on Facebook for timely news and information.

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. 

How to Use Surname Research

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

MSOG Pins and Danglersl

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

Upcoming Events
Apr. 1
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Claim To Fame
Claim To Fame - Chapter members will discuss their famous or infamous ancestors. Who are they? Why are they considered famous or infamous? How did ...
Apr. 4
7:30 pm
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our ...
Apr. 8
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where Did They Come From? Irish Migration Routes
Presented by Pamela Holland   Passenger lists don’t always exist for early Irish immigrants to the U.S. and Canada. Surviving or existing lists may ...
Legacy Guide