The Massachusetts Genealogical Council monitors legislative and governmental activities in the Commonwealth and supports genealogical education. Its membership is composed of individuals and of societies.
The Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc., promotes and encourages genealogical research in Massachusetts with chapters in Bristol County, Merrimack Valley, Middlesex County, and Worcester County.
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants in Iowa was chartered March 27,1928, with 23 charter members. The first meeting was held April 17, 1928, at Ames, Iowa. Meetings are held the first Saturday in May and the first Saturday in November.