Planned Giving

The purpose of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is to advance the study of family history in America and beyond by educating, inspiring, and connecting people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise. Established in 1845, NEHGS is the nation’s leading comprehensive resource for family history research and the largest Society of its kind in the world.

We provide expert family history services through our staff, original scholarship, data-rich website, educational opportunities, and research center to help family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history.