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


MSOG is committed to genealogical education and is proud that in addition to monthly chapter meetings, we offer educational programs to both members and public entities.


For our Members – we offer a monthly webinar series from October through June. Click here to view the previous and upcoming topics.  Previous webinars are recorded and available to members for several weeks after the live presentation.

Book Club

The Book Club is led monthly by Carol Gafford. It is open to all MSOG members. 


The DNA SIG was started by the Merrimack Valley Chapter. It was the vision of Peg Plummer. It is now run as a state-wide members-only event. 
Mission Statement: Help people enjoy the process of genetic genealogy & foster an open and sharing community.

For Libraries and Civic Groups in Massachusetts

We are proud to offer educational programs about genealogy to the public through libraries and other venues.  Please contact for any program requests.
MA State History – 1620-1920 – 75 minute program What was involved with the growth of Massachusetts and New England between 1620 and 1920?  A great deal more than we remember from history class!  Many of the events mentioned could have impacted your ancestors’ lives.
Getting Into Genealogy – (An Introduction) – 90 minute program Just how does one get started researching their family tree? This program is meant to answer that question and provide additional information on local resources for that research.