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?

Act Now: Deadline Today for Reporting Continuing Education Hours to APG

As we approach the end of January, APG wants to remind our APG NJ Chapter members that today is the deadline for reporting your continuing education hours to APG. Your dedication to advancing your knowledge and skills in genealogy is not only commendable but also essential for the growth and improvement of our profession. In […]

NJ State Archives Appointment Modifications

Recent researchers to the New Jersey State Archives (NJSA) received an email on Friday, April 21, 2023 with an update to NJSA’s appointment process. The email stated the following changes: There will now be 9 appointments per 3-hour microfilm appointment block, instead of 7. All the microfilm readers have the capability to print. We have […]

2022 Continuing Education Reporting Begins in January 2023

New Release from the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) – APG’s Continuing Education Requirement The Association of Professional Genealogists believes that all genealogists, no matter their experience or knowledge level, stand to benefit from continual learning, and recognizes that continuing professional development is crucial to advancing and improving the profession. To further this goal, the […]