To renew your Membership
1. Go to Member Login.
2. Click on Profile.
3. If your membership is due within 49 days a red Button to renew your membership will be present in your Profile.
4. Click on it to pay with a credit card or paypal.
Complete instructions are in the How To area of the website.
5. After the 60 day Grace period (March 1st) You will have to renew by using the Join/Renew button below as you will not be able to log in.
Louisville Genealogical Society
The Louisville Genealogical Society was established July 2, 1985, with the guidance of Jane Turner Hamm, Genealogical Advisor.  The Society was organized as a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational organization.  The Louisville Genealogical Society shall promote and share genealogical research; provide educational programs: publish genealogical information; and encourage preservation of historic buildings, cemeteries, and public records.  Membership shall be open to anyone interested in the purposes of the Society.

All active 
members shall have all of the duties and privileges of membership including voting rights, a subscription to the Quarterly Journal of the Louisville Genealogical Society, Lines and By-Lines, and access to the Members Only section of the website.
Dues are based on the calendar year, January through December.   Louisville Genealogical Society dues are only $20.00 for an individual and $25.00 for a family.  All membership applications received after October 1st, will be applied to the following calendar year.  Applications are accepted online or by mail.
If you are a new member, joining on-line and plan to use a Credit/Debit card, we have automated the process.  You can now receive instant approval and access.  Click the "New Member Quick Join " button and provide the information requested.

If you are joining or renewing, and prefer to use the legacy on-line method, Click the "Join/Renew On-Line " button for the on-line form and follow the directions presented.  The legacy system is processed manually and may take several days to complete.


If you are joining or renewing, and prefer to send your application by mail, Click the "Join/Renew by Mail " button to view/download a Membership Application that you can print and mail.  Send the completed application and payment to:

LGS Treasurer
P.O. Box 20066
Louisville, KY 40250-0066


NOTE: When you join the Society, we would appreciate your sharing the surnames and locations you are researching.  You can easily add this information from your Online Profile.  "How To" information is located as a sub menu of Members Login (visible after logging in).

We welcome your pedigree charts, family group sheets, and any information you have to share.  Materials submitted will be placed in our library files.