Individual, Family or Organization membership in MSOG, Inc. is from September 1st thru August 31st.
Joining members affiliate themselves with a chapter (Bristol County, Merrimack Valley, Middlesex County or Worcester County) yet are free to attend and join in the over 25 meetings involving programs, workshops, discussion groups and trips to research centers. Businesses, libraries and societies join as an Organization. We now accept payment through your PayPal account or by credit card.
Other benefits of membership include, yet are not limited to,
- Reasonable membership fees - beginning at $25
- Meet people with similar interests in family history and genealogy
- Receive MASSOG Journal which includes articles of interest in genealogy, a place where members can share their own well-documented family history that was not previously published, read book reviews and enjoy free query service
- Access to a calendar of chapter events
- Ability to attend any chapter's monthly genealogy meetings where experts in the field of genealogy share their knowledge, expertise, and resources
- Voting privileges on MSOG statewide issues and in the chapter with which the member is affiliated
- Field trips with other members
- Receive reminders of meetings and upcoming events
- Ability to volunteer on committees and projects
- Networking opportunities
- Monthly Book Club - a discussion of genealogy and related books --sometimes with the book's author
- Receive assistance from members on your family search
- A chance to publish genealogy sketches in the MASSOG journal with the support of editors and feedback – providing an opportunity to better your genealogy writing skills and build your reputation via publication
- Access to surname research page -- an opportunity to see if a member is working on similar projects
- Access to the Members Only section of the Society's website
- Access to your profile where you can update your information and enter surnames of interest
- Access to previously recorded speaker sessions and handouts
- Event recordings
- Event registration for member-only events
- MASSOG Archive - access to all issues of the journal from volume 1 (1985) to present
- Current Member Logo
- Getting into Genealogy handouts
- Members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program
We look forward to you becoming a member of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc.
If you are a current Member, please login to Renew, you can login under Members on the left. Do not use the Join selection.
You will find the Renewal button is under your Profile.