Durham-Orange Genealogical Society
Durham-Orange Genealogical Society

D-OGS Celebrates 25th Anniversary!!

On October 7th, 2015, D-OGS celebrated its 25th Anniversary! A great time was had by all, including several charter members like Shirley Mallard, Linda Skinner, Harvey Estes, Holt Anderson and Doris Hodges to name a few. Several members, new and old, spoke about their contributions to D-OGS and about D-OGS' contributions to the genealogical community.

The Trading Path wins Award for Excellence in Publishing from NCGS

At the NCGS Annual Meeting held on October 3rd, 2015, D-OGS received the "award for excellence in periodical publishing for a journal published by a North Carolina genealogical society" for the Trading Path journal. Journal editor Ginger R. Smith received the award. Read more...

Upcoming Meetings - We have published several of our upcoming meetings to our EVENTS page. ‚Äč
  • Nov 4th, 2015 - 7pm - Rusty Edmister will discuss How to Capture Oral Histories of our loved ones through video
  • Dec 2nd, 2015 - 7pm - D-OGS Annual Birthday Party at Golden Corral
D-OGS is now on Facebook!  
Visit the D-OGS Facebook page to exchange stories and photos about your Durham and Orange county ancestors; learn about upcoming events; and ask questions about your brickwall ancestors. Genealogists and researchers are on hand to answer your questions and to help you find the resources to aid in your research. Stop by and say “Hi!” 
The Trading Path -  now available for download from the Members Download Files section of the website. Thanks to all of our volunteers for all the transcribing work they did to make this edition successful and informative!
1920 Census Index - This has been published to our new website under the "Indexes" Link
Queries - Queries are now being published in our Forums Board. If you have a query to post, feel free to do so. If you would like to respond to a query, you can do so in our Forums section. 
Surname Page - We are starting with a fresh Surname Page. Please visit your member profile and enter the surnames you are researching. This is a great way to connect with other people researching your surname. You should take advantage of this!