Established in 2013, The New Jersey chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (NJ-APG) provides a focal point for Garden State genealogists interested in professional learning, collaboration, and advocacy. Our chapter reflects the national mission of APG in supporting those engaged in the business of genealogy, while promoting high professional and ethical standards in our work.

Who Are Our Members?

Our members are professional genealogists who research regularly in New Jersey records, archives, repositories, and libraries. Their research interests and areas of expertise include DNA, Immigration, and Colonial Era to 21st Century.

What is the APG?

The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) is an international organization dedicated to supporting those engaged in the business of genealogy through advocacy, collaboration, education, and the promotion of high ethical standards.

What's New?

Records Alert!! USCIS Proposes 492% Fee Increase for Copies of Historical Records

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements – A Proposed… more

NJ-APG Tour of Montclair History Center

Repository tours resumed this month in Essex County, when NJ-APG members visited the Montclair History Center on October 4th. Director Jane Eliasof… more

APG 2019 Professional Management Conference, September 19-21, Salt Lake City

The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) will hold its 2019 Professional Management Conference (PMC) on September 19th-21st at the Hotel RL… more