MSOG, Inc.
PO Box 215
Ashland, MA 01721-0215

Welcome!

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.

Renew now

Membership renewal for 2022-2023 is now available. 
 
Once logged in, go to your Profile (below Members in the white text on Green on the left), 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. 

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 Candidates for 2023-2024 Board

2022 Society Election
The MSOG State Nominating Committee is delighted to present the 2023-2024 slate of nominees for the upcoming Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc.'s October 2022 election.   We will be accepting additional candidates through September 20, 2022.
 
The candidates are:
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
 
Voting   Period:   Polls will open for electronic voting on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, and close on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Paper ballots will be mailed to members without email addresses on October 1, 2022.  Please see the News section to view the candidate bios and for more information about the election process.

Learn about the current officers


Membership

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
Dec. 3
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Comparing the Big 3 – Ancestry, MyHeritage, and Family Search
Presented by Sunny Morton   Sunny is a longtime Contributing Editor at Family Tree Magazine; Content Manager for YourDNAGuide.com; contributor to FamilySearch’s blog; and past Editor ...
Dec. 6
7:30 pm
December 2022 Generations Book Club
As a historian, Buzzy Jackson thought she knew the answers to these simple questions—that is, until she took a look at her scrawny family tree. ...
Dec. 8
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Family Food: Using Recipes for Family History
Food can be directly related to remembrance. An old family recipe can elicit memories of family gatherings, holidays, and/or a particular family member. This presentation ...
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