Germanic Genealogy Society

Membership Benefits

Everyone is welcome to Become a Member! For only $20/yr, members have access to exclusive benefits like:

  • Our signature programs and events throughout the year and always accessible as a Livestream webinar, as well as In-Person (when available), and Recorded Playback for you to enjoy anytime.
  • Our 56-page semi-annual Germanic Genealogy Journal filled with valuable content and resources, and access to all past editions
  • A monthly 8+ page e-newsletter of upcoming events and the latest resources
  • Access to experienced Germanic Researchers
  • Extensive library materials for members being updated regularly
  • Free member access to our Germanic Genealogy Library Collection at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Free member access to the William J. Hoffman Research Library at the Minnesota Genealogy Center
  • Special member $47 sale price (currently available for only $27) on Germanic Genealogy, 3rd edition
  • Additional publications including Beginner’s Guide to Germanic Genealogy
  • Online edit access to the GGS Surname Research Database
  • And we’re always adding more!
As a Germanic Genealogy Society Member, you can connect with people everywhere. GGS is a valuable gateway to a worldwide network of German genealogy societies and resources.
We hope you’ll Become a Member today! If you have any questions or need help with membership, email us at and we’ll reply within 48 hours.
The Membership Team