What’s happening?

  • Visit the SCVGS computer room in the Welcome Center with your research project.  We have access to these paid subscriptions:  Ancestry.com, Archives.com, FindMyPast, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, My Heritage, and Newspapers.com.  Members of the Society are welcome to use the Computer Room when the Welcome Center is open.
  • Visit the SCVGS library catalog to see what books are available in the club library.  Click here for Online Catalog.
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Family Tree Maker SIG

Next family tree maker SIG will be on Monday, February 27th from 10 am to Noon in the genealogy library.

We can brainstorm ways to help each other break down those brick walls.

In the meantime, go to Facebook and join Family Tree Maker Users. There are user guides to explore and you can post questions. You will find a lot of helpful people.

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The Netherlands American War Cemetery (located in Margraten, Netherlands).

Following is the handout from Cecilia Pfeifer who is looking for help locating photographs for American Soldiers buried in Margraten, Netherlands. If you are looking for a challenging project you might see if you can find photos of these men. Thanks!

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Getting Started and More!! Handout from Margie Kersey

Attached is the handout from Margie Kersey great program yesterday.

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December Treasurer’s Report

check Click below to see the December Treasurer’s Report

December 2022 Genealogy Treasurer’s Report

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Genealogy Society Meeting – January 16th at 1 PM in Catalina Vista

Margie Kersey, PLCGS, will share her expertise and cases she has solved at the Genealogical Society meeting Monday, January 16, 1 PM, Catalina Vista. Some interesting examples of her work include determining the connection between names on an old quilt, finding lost family members and finding a family nanny from the 1950s. Her specialization for the Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies is in American records. Margie will provide a handout at the meeting.

Also, please remember to bring a check for your 2023 dues if you haven’t already paid. Thank You!

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