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St John's Church w Cem Behind ItR&GD_Logo_backgroundRoots and Gold Dust

Genealogical Society


P.O. Box 1354, Diamond Springs, CA 95619


Serving Genealogical Needs in El Dorado County Since 1979



ďA Family Tree Can Wither If Nobody Tends Its Roots.Ē




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Being winter time, there isnít much in the way of seminars or special events, but please stay tuned for the various clubs and societies will shortly begin announcing their events for the Spring 2017 season.





Legacy Userís Group

First Tuesday of Each Month at 1:00 p.m.


Roots and gold Dust Genealogical Society is sponsoring a Legacy Userís Group.Richard Wilson will be instructing the Legacy8 Genealogical Software class on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning on April 7th at 1:00 PM.The class will be held in the same room that we use for our monthly meetings, the Primary Room.The location is the LDS Church located at 3275 Cedar Ravine Road, Placerville, CA.If you have Legacy8 loaded on your laptop, tablet, etc. you may bring it and use your copy of Legacy8 to follow along with the material being presented.You are also welcome to attend, take notes and gather information about how to use the Legacy8 Program. Handouts will also be available for all attendees.




Sacramento Family Search Library


The Sacramento Family Search Library at 2745 Eastern Ave, Sacramento has genealogy classes every Wednesday afternoon and evening.Visit their website to see whatís coming up.Check their website for upcoming classes, webinars, seminars and more.




Central Library Programs

Programs are ongoing at the Central Library, 828 I Street, Sacramento.For their class schedule, more information and to register, see





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