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The Nebraska State Genealogical Society welcomes you.
2019 Conf
2019 Conf: Catherine Renschler, Data Photos
2019 Conf
2019 Conf
2019 Conf
2019 Conf: Blaine Bettinger

Membership Benefits

Currently our membership year runs June 1 to May 31 of each year. 
Being an NSGS member has benefits! 
  • Get the quarterly publication "Nebraska Ancestree": The Ancestree contains a variety of genealogical and historical source material related to Nebraska and Nebraskans. Society members may submit free queries to be included in the publication. Members may also submit articles for publication, as long as they relate to Nebraska. Questions about the Ancestree, contact
  • Members only access to the web site which has previous family recognition applications, list of charter members, Nebraska newspaper list, the recent conference syllabus & more*
  • Members only emails including the newsletter "NewBrassKey": An online newsletter featuring genealogical hints, aids, news, upcoming eents, information about publications, our library acquisitions and other resources. 
  • Discounts and early notification of our annual conference
  • Microfilm Rental: The Nebraska State Genealogical Society has a selection of microfilm available for rent to members, for a nominal fee. A catalog detailing the film and ordering instructions are available. Soon ordering online will be available. 
  • NSGS Library: Our library collection is housed in the beautiful Beatrice Public Library, 100 N 16th St, Beatrice, NE. NSGS members are allowed to rent materials from the collection for a fee for postage. Our library holdings include a vast collection of resource materials for most counties in Nebraska as well as many local and family histories and limited source materials for states adjoining Nebraska and along the great migration trail. To visit the library web site to check hours, go to   
    To see our collection click on "Library Holdings" on the menu. 
    *Institutions do not get a login and password for member only access. Insstitutions receive one copy of the Nebraska Ancestree to share among members or post in their library. Insitutions may get a discount in vendor costs at our annual event. 
    *Digital memberships (start June 2021) do not get the "Nebraska Ancestree" mailed but rather get it by downloading from this website under members only (after logging in) and "secure downloads". Digital memberships get the "NewBrassKey" by email.