We are excited to announce the re-launch of the Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society website.  We have been working hard to bring you more features and an even greater resource to help you with your genealogy research.  Some of the new features include:

  • YouTube channels from major players in genealogy research such as Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, FamilyTree.com, and other independent researchers.
  • Forums where you can get ideas and share your knowledge with other members.
  • Blogs are written by our members and blogs from experts in genealogy research.
  • Polls where you can share your opinions and see the poll results.
  • News Feeds to keep you informed.
  • Calendar of events where you can see what other groups are doing or find an interesting webinar.

This is only a partial list as we continue to work to give you even more reasons to visit the site regularly.
Instructions to log into the new website.

  • Your old user name and password HAVE NOT been moved to the new site.  The new user name CAN NOT be your email address.  You must choose a user name like you would for any other site.  Example: John Doe could choose a user name of johndoe, jdoe, Felixthecat, or any other name they choose.
  • Your password can be any alphanumeric or special character combination you choose.  such as 1L0veD0gs, 4x!e9dmse,...
  • Go to

In the top menu bar find the menu item "Members Only" and place your cursor over it and "Join Us" will appear at the bottom of the list. Click "Join Us"

  • A new page will open showing the three types of memberships we offer. (The "Free" option only allows access to minimal content.)
  • Please choose the Single Member Yearly option. (For those who have the family option, after you sign up, we will manually move your membership to the family plan)
  • Click Next
  • Create your new user name (you can not use your email address), input your First and Last names, email address, and choose a new password.
  • Look for the box that asks "Do you have a coupon?" and enter the code exactly as shown.  NWSGSConvert  and click the button "Apply Coupon."
  • The coupon will discount the $21.00 Membership down to $0.00 and click "Submit."

You will now have access to all of the great new features of our website!

Please let us know if you have any issues.  You can send feedback or comments to:  admin@nwsgenealogy.org

Thank you!


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