NORTHERN GILA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, INC.
We are proud to have:
The Northern Gila County Genealogical
Society is a non-profit, free standing, public service and research organization
dedicated to the protection, preservation and dissemination of family and local
historical information of Gila County, Arizona. The first meetings were held
in 1975, and officers were elected in 1979 - 1980. The Society was incorporated
in 1982. The daily operation oath NGCGS Library is solely dependent on dues,
donations, sales of Pioneer Certificate, publications, and other fundraising
activities. The Internal Revenue Service approved NGCGS a 501(c)(3) organization.
The NGCGS is not affiliated with any religious group or any other organization.
The NGCGS Library benefits people
living in the Payson (AZ) area by serving as a repository for the records of
the lives of the people who lived there, and for local and regional history.
Among the records available are:
The NGCGS currently is compiling
a computerized database of its entire collection so that library patrons may
more easily access the records available. The NGC Genealogy Society has helped
authors find information for a book of local history; sent copies of newspaper
articles of a local event to an out-of-state requester, helped local students
prove Native American or Pioneer ancestry to qualify for scholarships, assisted
a man in finding his long lost sister, and another locating his son, responded
to many requests for information about people who lived here in the past, provided
information on how to chart diseases which may be inherited.
The Northern Gila County Genealogical Society, Inc. Library benefits the people living in and around Payson through:
|Vice President:||Hoyt Kenmore|