National Genealogical Society

About NGS

NGS Mission

To serve and grow the genealogical community by providing education and training, fostering increased quality and standards, and promoting access to and preservation of genealogical records.

Revised and approved by the National Genealogical Society Board of Directors, May 2007

NGS is governed according to a set of bylaws.

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Conferences & Events

NGS 2017 Family History Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, includes four full days of lectures, networking luncheons, and workshops featuring nationally known genealogical speakers--all for only a few dollars per session. Learn More

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