As a member of the New Jersey Chapter of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society you are part of the a premier assembly of researchers ranging from world renowned professionals to part time volunteers, whose driving force is to learn more about their family’s past.  Locally, you have an opportunity to have your research questions addressed at our monthly meetings.  During the Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Organization each fall, you find nationally renowned Genealogists running workshops and making presentations who are approachable.

Members are kept informed via two newsletters:

  • Family Times,  The New Jersey Chapter Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.
  • The AAHGS News, The Bi-Monthly Newsletter of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.

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Membership Application and Renewel Form

Download the form here. Return completed forms (along with payment) to the address below:

Eugene Armstead
34 Carment Street
Somerset, New Jersey 09973
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