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The Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC), NJ is a non-profit society founded in 1973. Our purpose is to: assist those researching their family heritage, assist those who are preserving information about the families and genealogical records of the greater Bergen County area, and to offer educational and research assistance to all those interested in genealogical research. (Learn about the our history here.)

We offer an exciting calendar of ongoing programs and events—including hands-on workshops, computer classes, films, roundtable discussions, and lectures featuring renown genealogy and local history experts. We hope to see you soon!

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Join the GSBC
Our Membership Year Begins on November 1st—Join or Renew your GSBC Membership Today!

Individual Membership is $20 per year | Family Membership is $25 per year
Our membership year renews on 1 November. Please see our Member Benefits page for a complete list of benefits, including our quarterly newsletter, The Archivist, bi-monthly GSBC E-News, access to the Member-only research section of our site, one-on-one on-site research assistance, RPL lookup service, and much, much more!

International members may pay online via credit card (via PayPal) or send us a check ($US Dollars). Members outside of Bergen County, or who are unable to attend meetings and events in person, can receive research assistance via phone or email.

GSBC Member Benefits 

 


 

Upcoming GSBC Events

Feb
26
Mon
7:00 pm Forty Days in Italy Con Mia Familia @ Ridgewood Public Library
Forty Days in Italy Con Mia Familia @ Ridgewood Public Library
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Forty Days in Italy Con Mia Familia @ Ridgewood Public Library | Ridgewood | New Jersey | United States
February Program + GSBC General Meeting Monday, 26 February, 7 PM Ridgewood Public Library Anthony Fasano Forty Days in Italy Con Mia Familia: How to Research Your Italian Roots & Travel to Italy on Your[...]
Mar
3
Sat
10:00 am GSBC Speaker: “Picturing” Your R... @ The David Library of the American Revolution
GSBC Speaker: “Picturing” Your R... @ The David Library of the American Revolution
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
GSBC Speaker: “Picturing” Your Research @ The David Library of the American Revolution  | Washington Crossing | Pennsylvania | United States
“Picturing” Your Research—Finding, Procuring, and Preserving Images Saturday, 3 March @ The David Library of the American Revolution, 10am Michelle D. Novak, Trustee, Genealogical Society of New Jersey (GSNJ) and The Genealogical Society of Bergen[...]
Mar
5
Mon
7:00 pm Class: Internet Genealogy @ Ridgewood Public Library
Class: Internet Genealogy @ Ridgewood Public Library
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Class: Internet Genealogy @ Ridgewood Public Library | Ridgewood | New Jersey | United States
Class: Internet Genealogy Monday March 5th at 7pm Instructor: Steve Gabai Ridgewood Public Library  Learn how to use the Internet to find records, family information, and known and unknown relatives. Registration and payment required. $5[...]
Mar
20
Tue
12:00 pm BCC ILR Course: Genealogy—Resear... @ Bergen Community College
BCC ILR Course: Genealogy—Resear... @ Bergen Community College
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join GSBC Trustee and Education Chair Fred Voss for an exciting course at the Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) at Bergen Community College (note that ILR is for registrants 55 and older). Registration opens on[...]
Mar
26
Mon
7:00 pm Up the North River: An Overview ... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Up the North River: An Overview ... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Up the North River: An Overview of Pre-1800 Hudson Valley Ethnic Groups & Religions @ Ridgewood Public Library | Ridgewood | New Jersey | United States
March Program + GSBC General Meeting Monday, 26 March, 7 PM Ridgewood Public Library Jane E. Wilcox Up the North River: An Overview of Pre-1800 Hudson Valley Ethnic Groups & Religions The Hudson (North) River[...]

GSBC Genealogy Consultants

Feb
26
Mon
4:00 pm GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Joe... @ Ridgewood Public Library
GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Joe... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Specialties: All computer applications Advanced Research Local History Bergen County Available by Appointment On-Site GSBC Genealogy Consultations at the Ridgewood Public Library (RPL) GSBC Members and others receive complimentary on-site consultation with our Genealogy Consultants[...]
Feb
28
Wed
10:00 am GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Joa... @ Ridgewood Public Library
GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Joa... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
On-Site GSBC Genealogy Consultations at the Ridgewood Public Library (RPL) GSBC Members and others receive complimentary on-site consultation with our Genealogy Consultants at the Bolger Heritage Center. All our consultants can help beginners through experienced researchers, guide you in the[...]
Mar
6
Tue
11:00 am GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Afi... @ Ridgewood Public Library
GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Afi... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Specialties: AncestryLE Internet Research Advanced Research Netherlands Available by Appointment On-Site GSBC Genealogy Consultations at the Ridgewood Public Library (RPL) GSBC Members and others receive complimentary on-site consultation with our Genealogy Consultants at the Bolger[...]

RPL and Other Societies

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