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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 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

Dec
12
Thu
1:30 pm GSBC Speaker: DNA Research and E... @ Senior Source @ The Shops at Riverside (Riverside Square Mall)
GSBC Speaker: DNA Research and E... @ Senior Source @ The Shops at Riverside (Riverside Square Mall)
Dec 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
GSBC Speaker: DNA Research and Exploring Your Roots @ Senior Source @ The Shops at Riverside (Riverside Square Mall)
Timely Topics and Tasty Treats Presents: DNA Research and Exploring Your Roots Thursday, 12 December 2019. 1:30 pm Senior Source@ The Shops at Riverside (Riverside Square Mall), Hackensack,NJ DNA Research and Exploring Your Roots It’s all[...]
Jan
16
Thu
11:00 am Class: Brick Wall Next-Steps @ Ridgewood Public Library
Class: Brick Wall Next-Steps @ Ridgewood Public Library
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Class: Brick Wall Next-Steps @ Ridgewood Public Library | Ridgewood | New Jersey | United States
Registration Opens 4 November 2019 Class: Brick Wall Next-Steps Thursday, 16 January 2020 @ 11am Ridgewood Public Library Tech Room Instructor: Barbara Ellman At some point in genealogical research, you will find yourself stumped. This[...]
Feb
13
Thu
7:00 pm Tech Class: Spreadsheets & Genea... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Tech Class: Spreadsheets & Genea... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tech Class: Spreadsheets & Genealogy @ Ridgewood Public Library | Ridgewood | New Jersey | United States
Tech Class: Spreadsheets & Genealogy Thursday, 13 February 2020, 7pm Ridgewood Public Library Computer Lab Instructor: Fred Voss Being organized is critical to being a successful genealogist. Some people find spreadsheets to be a valuable[...]

GSBC Genealogy Consultants

Dec
10
Tue
11:00 am GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Afi... @ Ridgewood Public Library
GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Afi... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Dec 10 @ 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[...]
Dec
11
Wed
10:00 am GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Luc... @ Ridgewood Public Library
GSBC Genealogy Consultants — Luc... @ Ridgewood Public Library
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Specialties: Ancestry Census Ireland Immigration New York City and New Jersey 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[...]

RPL and Other Societies

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