ONHGS Objectives

To collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to genealogical and related historical, biographical, and heraldic data; to encourage and promote interest in genealogical research, to adhere to principles of accuracy and thoroughness in research; to champion ethical standards and to discourage and oppose incompetent and disreputable practices of researchers; to foster careful publications, to encourage, and to provide scholarly training for all interested in these endeavors.

Old New Hanover Genealogical Society is a non-profit, tax exempt corporation chartered by the North Carolina Secretary of State. All gifts and contributions to the Society are tax deductible under IRS Revenue Code Section 501 (C) (3).

Objectives of www.onhgs.org

To provide internet communication with Members and Researchers, with emphasis on the organization of the ONHGS, its publications and its resources, in order that site visitors may better understand and use to the best advantage the resources available for genealogical research in the New Hanover County, North Carolina, area.