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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 

GSBC, RPL, and Other Events of Note

Jan
11
Mon
2:00 pm Part One: “Picturing” Your Resea...
Part One: “Picturing” Your Resea...
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Part One: “Picturing” Your Research—Finding, Procuring, and Preserving Images (Revised, in two parts)
  Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC) Extra Monday, 11 January @ 2pm Free Online Webinar—All Experience Levels are Welcome Did you realize that you have a UNIQUE archive in your house right now? Your[...]
Mar
2
Tue
2:00 pm Part Two: “Picturing” Your Resea...
Part Two: “Picturing” Your Resea...
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Part Two: “Picturing” Your Research—Finding, Procuring, and Preserving Images (Revised, in two parts)
  Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC) Extra Monday, 11 January @ 2pm Free Online Webinar—All Experience Levels are Welcome Did you realize that you have a UNIQUE archive in your house right now? Your[...]

GSBC Genealogy Consultants

The GSBC is continuing to offer free consultant slots, via online conference call, to those looking for help with their family research.

Please email gsbc.queries@gmail.com for more information about available time slots.