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Guilford County Genealogical Society

Greensboro, North Carolina

"Family History Research, Education & Publication"

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Membership meetings are at 10:00 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month, January through May and September through November. From 9:00 a.m. until noon on meeting days, GCGS's genealogical exchange journal library is open for members to check out some other societies' journals. Regular meetings usually end about 11:30 a.m. We usually meet in the fellowship hall of Peace United Church of Christ, located at 2714 West Market Street in Greensboro just off W. Wendover Avenue. The fellowship hall is in the rear of the building. Park in the back and enter the door nearest N. Lindell Road.
Click here for a map showing our meeting location.
Non-members are always welcome to attend these free programs. You will find the Society's programs posted on our Events page.


Seasonal Sale of Publications (NEW ITEMS)
From 1 August 2016 through 31 October 2016 the following publications are on sale.

Guilford County Cemeteries, Vol. l, Western Section (1996) by Mary A. Browning - $15.00 (reduced from $25).
Grave-by-grave readings, most previously published in The Guilford Genealogist, of 33 cemeteries in the western half of the Guilford County. 295 pp. Full-name index. Maps. Softcover. 8 1/2 x 11.

Guilford County Cemeteries, Vol. II, Eastern Section by Mary A. Browning - $15.00 (reduced from $25).
Contains grave readings of 33 cemeteries in the Eastern part of Guilford County, including: Brick Church (German Reformed); Frieden Lutheran; Coble Lutheran; Mt. Pleasant UMC (Kimesville);
Mt. Pleasant UMC (McLeansville); Pleasant Garden and Alamance Presbyterian. 450 pp, 8 1/5 x 11, softcover, full-name index and cross index, two maps.

The History of Guilford County, North Carolina by Sallie W. Stockard - $15.00 (reduced from $20).
The original photographs from this 1902 work have been included in this edition. County history and some genealogies. Softcover. 150 pp.

Something of the Story of Deep River (1999) by William Wesley Pegg, Sr. - $10.00 (reduced from $15).
Completed by the author (now deceased) in April 1980. With permission of the author's descendants, GCGS has transcribed this work for a new edition and believe
it will be valued for its fondly-remembered depiction of rural Deep River township and its people. 103 pp. Index. Two maps. Softcover. 8 1/2 x 11.

Please change the Publications order form to reflect these reduced prices. Then as always add $3 per item for shipping and handling plus tax as shown on the form.
Please included your email address on the order form. We accept purchase orders from institutions. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

For these sale items and other publications including past journals, see our Publications page.


Images of Two Regular Price Guilford County Maps.

Guilford County, a Map, by Fred Hughes and Guilford County, N.C., and a Map Supplement. The map positions land-owners, mills, schools, churches, roads, rivers & streams
and many other features as they existed prior to 1800. The book explores a wide range of historical matters Mr. Hughes encountered as research on the map proceeded. Invaluable. And fun!
Map is 23" x 35" and printed on heavy white paper in 3 colors, folded for mailing. The book is 137+ pages. Softcover. Maps and illustrations. The set: $15.00 + $3 shipping.

Thumbnail and Closeup of Hughes Map

Hughes Map Thumbnail Hughes Map Closeup


Miller Map of Guilford Co., N.C. 1908 (1999) by C.M. Miller
78" x 54" map shows turn-of-the-century townships, owner-occupied houses, tenant houses, schools, churches and much more
in rural Guilford County. Map folded. A 66-page index booklet prepared by Tom Brawner is included in the package. $20.00 + $3 shipping.

Thumbnail and Closeup of of Miller Map

Miller Map Thumbnail Miller Map Closeup

REMINDER - Guilford County Genealogical Society membership runs from January 1 through December 31. Click link for Membership Dues Form.

If you have a simple research look-up or request limited to Guilford County, North Carolina,
a member of our Society will attempt to fulfill your request.
Queries from Guilford County Genealogical Society members are free. Non-members must include a payment of $5.00 made out to the Society.
This offer does not include the publication of a printed query in the Guilford Genealogist. For full information about query requests, see our Query page.


The Guilford County Genealogical Society has been notified of several offers that might be of interest
to Guilford County and/or North Carolina researchers. Go to our "News" web page to see these offers.


The Guilford County Genealogical Society address is:
Guilford County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 4713, Dept. W
Greensboro, NC 27404-4713


The Guilford County Genealogical Society, founded in 1974, is a non-profit organization of about 230 members nationwide, dedicated to genealogy and family history research, education and publication. Through its educational programs and publications, GCGS promotes interest in genealogy and standards of genealogical research. GCGS also promotes the collection and preservation of family records, manuscripts, documents and other genealogy materials. Although the primary focus of GCGS is Guilford County genealogy, many of GCGS's programs are of general interest to anyone interested in genealogy.

See the Events page for membership meeting dates and programs.

We are now including other genealogical events of interest on the Events page.
Visit our updated page of local research facilities and recent newsletters posted online for your convenience.

For information about this website or GCGS, contact GCGS by e-mail.
If you are interested in information about a specific family, please see our Queries page.