Virginia Genealogical Society
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Many American families began in Virginia. As a member of the VGS, you will profit from the Society’s efforts to preserve and publish original Virginia source materials. You will have opportunities to share with others who have similar interests, gather knowledge from the Society’s publications and join in its activities.

Benefits of Membership

Members receive the following:

  • The Magazine of Virginia Genealogy (published quarterly)
  • The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter (published bimonthly)
  • Discounted registration for VGS Conferences 
  • 20% discount on Society publications
  • 20% discount on Internet Genealogy, Your Genealogy Today, and History
In addition to your membership, please consider making a donation as a Friend, Patron, or Benefactor and joining the many supporters of VGS who choose to make a tax-deductible gift to support our mission. 
 
You might also think about making a donation to one of the funds supported by VGS to promote the preservation of historical records important to genealogical research and scholarship.
 
Gifts may be made in conjunction with joining  or renewing your membership; however, you will need to make your gifts under the Donations link to the fund(s)  of your choice.
Membership Plan:
Select Membership Plan:
Membership Plans Offered:
Plan Name For Life Maximum Associated Members Annual Fee Description
Individual Person(s) No 1 $40.00 In addition to benefits listed above, access for one person to the VGS website's members-only content including surname research, VGS newsletters, special databases, and Virginia Institute of Genealogical Research (VIGR) articles.
Individual - 2 years Person(s) No 1 $75.00 Same as one-year single membership plan.
Individual - 3 years Person(s) No 1 $110.00 Same as one-year single membership plan.
Family Person(s) No 2 $45.00 Benefits listed above for two people including access to the VGS website's members-only content including surname research, VGS newsletters, special databases, and Virginia Institute of Genealogical Research (VIGR) articles.
Family - 2 years Person(s) No 2 $85.00 Same as for one-year Family membership.
Family - 3 years Person(s) No 2 $125.00 Same as one-year family membership plan.
Institutional/Library Organization No 1 $60.00 Benefits as described above including access to members-only content.
Institutional/Library - 2 years Organization No 1 $115.00 Same benefits as institutional/library single year membership plan.
Institutional/Library - 3 years Organization No 1 $170.00 Same benefits as institutional/library single year membership plan.
Institutional/Society Person(s) No 1 $40.00 Same as Institutional/Library without access to members-only content.
Institutional/Society - 3 years Person(s) No 1 $110.00 Same benefits as Institutional/Society single year membership plan.
Life (Indv.) Person(s) Yes 1 $1000.00 LIfetime membership in Society with members-only content access. Preferred registration at conferences and ribbons identifying members as life-time at conferences.
Institutional/Society - 2 years Person(s) No 1 $75.00 Same benefits as Institutional/Society single year membership plan.