To join or renew, click here for a printable
Application (pdf) or use the PayPal option below.
County Genealogical Society (WCGS) was organized in April, 1982, to
promote genealogical study and research, to serve as a medium for
the exchange of genealogical or historical information, to encourage
the preservation of genealogical or historical records, and to
provide cultural, educational, and social opportunities involving
genealogy. In 1983, WCGS was incorporated as a nonprofit
organization under the laws of the State of North Carolina.
welcomes all who are interested in genealogy. You do not have to
have Wake County or North Carolina ancestors to be a member. WCGS
meets monthly except for June,
July, August, and November. Please visit the Meetings page for the schedule.
receive the society journal, Wake
Treasures, and the quarterly newsletter,
WCGS Updates., in which they may
place an unlimited number of free queries. Both of these
publications are available on the WCGS website for download. Members receive
access to all issues for the current year and to an archive of past issues.
Members are invited to join the WCGS Yahoo group to receive
official society messages for members only. If you are not receiving the group
groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/wcgs/info to verify your membership. Please sign
in to edit your e-mail address or other information.
dues (September 1 to August 31) are $20.00 for individuals and institutions and
$25.00 for families (two people related by blood or marriage
residing at the same address). New memberships received after May 30 are applied
to the next membership year.
join today. The rewards are priceless.
When paying with PayPal, please make sure
that you provide enough information that we can match your payment with your
name and contact information in our records, especially if you are a renewing
WCGS member. For new members, full details are needed, or send an e-mail
to Carl Oehmann, membership chair, at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to mention if the e-mail address you use for WCGS
is different from the one you use for PayPal.
The PayPal payee for WCGS
is WCGSpay@gmail.com. When a payment is
made in this fashion, WCGS will receive an e-mail notifiying us that a payment
has been made, and the WCGS treasurer will acknowledge receipt of your payment
and forward information to our membership chair. Please allow a few days to
receive an acknowledgement. To followup, contact
Lynne Olson, treasurer, at