About Membership

Join Today and Enjoy all the Benefits of Membership

We have members worldwide who benefit from our quarterly WGS Journal, online content, presentations, and publications. As a member of WGS, you too will enjoy all of these benefits.

Subscription to quarterly WGS Bulletin

Our quarterly publication, the Wilkes Genealogical Society Bulletin, features articles that are of genealogical value and contain many abstracts of unpublished records that pertain to Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Current Members will  be able to access the Bulletin electronically. Also, members whose mailing address are outside the United States will have electronic access to the WGS Bulletin.

Full online access to past issues of the WGS BULLETIN

Past issues of our quarterly journal, the Wilkes Genealogical Society Bulletin, are available in PDF format to members. You can access and download journal issues from 1967 to the present.

Unlimited viewing of Recorded WGS Guest Presentations

WGS presents free presentation throughout the year. The recordings of these presentations are made available to WGS members. Any handouts will be provided to members.

Exclusive Website Content

Members have access to all issues of the Wilkes Genealogical Society Bulletin, from 1967 forward. From time to time we will make new digitized materials available to read online. New content is continually being added.

Partner and WGS Bookstore Discounts

Members also receive a 10%, 15%, or 20% discount on all items in our bookstore, depending on their level of membership. Members can view the discount levels here.

From time to time, WGS will receive discounted promotions for things like software and website subscriptions. These are exclusive perks that will only be available to our members.