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New Brunswick Genealogical Society, Inc.
About Us

Who We Are

The New Brunswick Genealogical Society Inc. (NBGS, Inc.) is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to encourage and facilitate family historical research in New Brunswick, Canada.

The mission of the Society as a volunteer provincial heritage organization as summarized here from our constitution, is to promote and develop the study, research and preservation of genealogical records and family history.

 
By:
  • promoting the collection, preservation and accessibility of the Province of New Brunswick genealogical and heritage records.
  • being the collective voice of genealogy and family history pertaining to the Province of New Brunswick.
  • co-ordinating genealogical and family history related projects pertaining to the Province of New Brunswick.
  • promoting education of members and the general public in New Brunswick with respect to genealogy and heritage.
  • encouraging the establishment of Branches within the Province of New Brunswick.
  • encouraging accuracy and thoroughness in genealogical research.
  • encouraging and instructing members and the public in the ethical principles, scientific methods, and effective techniques of genealogical research through publications, and workshops.
  • assembling a library of genealogical guides, handbooks, reference sources, family and local histories, and other books and materials to assist the members, which shall be available to the members and the public.
  • collecting, preserving and publishing materials relevant to the study of genealogy and family history.
  • developing and maintaining the human and financial resources of the Society.

 

Membership Benefits

All members receive the Society's journal, Generations, which is published quarterly. Generations is 68 pages long and contains book reviews, books for sale, passenger lists, rare documents, notices of genealogical seminars, cemeteries, census and other genealogy related material associated with New Brunswick. There is also a Queries section. The magazine is distributed to over one thousand members across North America and overseas.

Search our members only database on "First Families of New Brunswick", a collection of Family group records.

Post the surnames you are researching to the website so others including non-members can collaborate with you.

Access the members only section where you will find a directory of all members and back issues of the Generations journal.

Receive email notification of meetings and events and newsletters from individual branches.

 

Join Today. Click on the link, Right click on the document and select print. or go to the Store and Pay On-Line

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Following is a list of the officers of the Provincial NBGS as well as the various branches




 
 

Operating Year:  January 2014 - December 2014


Capital Branch

President: Stephanie Heenan-Orr
Vice President: Andrew Gunter
Secretary: Shirley Graves
Treasurer: Ron Green
Membership Secretary: Ralph Graves
Program: Victor Badeau
Library & Telephone: Carol Brander
Provincial Rep: Andrew Gunter
Provincial Rep: Ron Green
Provincial Rep: Stephanie Heenan-Orr
 

Miramichi Branch

President: Calvin Stewart
Vice President: Marshall Gaston
Past President: Anna MacDonald
Secretary: John Fogan
Treasurer: Elsie Stefanyk
Membership Secretary: Judy Vautour
Director: Dianne Mullin
Director: Donna Kelly
Director: William Donald
Provincial Rep: Carolyn Harris
Provincial Rep: Calvin Stewart
Provincial Rep: Marilyn Creamer-Fowler
 

Charlotte Branch Officers

President: Marguerite Garnett
Secretary: Karen Northrup
Treasurer: Don Doherty
Membership Secretary: Donna Walsh
 

Restigouche Branch

President: Suzanne Blaquiere
1st Vice President: Vacant
Past President: Pennie Barbour
Secretary: Vacant
Treasurer: Pennie Barbour
Membership Secretary: Suzanne Blaquiere
 

Saint John Branch

President: David Laskey
Vice President: Susan Ewing
Past President: Carol Elliot
Secretary: Beverlee Gregg
Treasurer: Carol Elliot
Membership Secretary: George Sabean
 

Southeastern Branch

President: Vacant
1st Vice President: Gregory Murphy
2nd Vice President: Vacant
Past President: Alice Garner
Secretary: Debbie Thompson
Treasurer: Norma Jean Killam
Membership Secretary: Stan Balch
 

Provincial Officers

President: David Fyffe
1st Vice President: Don Doherty
2nd Vice President: David Laskey
Past President: Stan Balch
Secretary: Sherrill Carter
Treasurer: David Fraser
Generations Editor: David Fraser
Membership Secretary: Dianne Mullin