• Your membership helps in the financial support of programs, speakers and society activities. 
  • Monthly meetings featuring guest lecturers discussing current genealogy and family history topics.
  • Special Interest Groups (SIGs) designed to assist members with their genealogy research and education.
  • Access to the "Members Only" section on our website featuring MGS publications, access to Member Forums, and society documents.
  • Surname Database -  Members can enter as much surname information into our surname database as they wish.
  • Discounted pricing for Special Events.
  • Email reminders of upcoming programs and events.
​Your membership in MGS is for a period of one year from your date of joining, and is renewable on your anniversary date of joining. You have a choice of two membership categories: Individual Membership for $20.00, and Family Membership (2 individuals) for $25.00.

ONLINE JOIN (New Members) - You can  use this feature in one of three ways to join and pay. –  Provide your personal data into the on-line membership form and  pay using your PayPal account, or using a credit card through PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account), or you can pay by printing out the invoice and mailing it with your check to MGS. GO JOIN

ONLINE RENEW -  Since we have your profile information, you will log into the members only/profile section to renew.  It easy to update and pay using your PayPal account, a credit card through PayPal, or you can pay by check by printing out an invoice and mailing it with your check to MGS.  We allow a 45 day grace period for expired memberships, and you can renew within 60 days of your membership anniversary date. When you are within 60 days of your anniversary date, a dues notice for renewal will appear above your member profile page.  GO RENEW

US MAIL JOIN/RENEW - If you prefer joining/renewing by regular mail, print out the membership application form by clicking HERE, complete the form and mail it along with your check to MGS.