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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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22nd Annual Genealogy Seminar

Saturday, August 29, 2015


"Digging for Your Roots"  


Limited Seating ~ Lunch Available


Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St., Grass Valley, Calif. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Sessions & Door Prizes 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.


Featuring four sessions by Stephen P. Morse,creator of the One-Step Webpages for genealogy ( Steve invented the first widely-used micro-processor for the personal computer, and more recently created sophisticated search tools for the Ellis Island and Castle Garden immigration websites


Visit Nevada County Genealogical Society at:


For more information regarding the Seminar





Legacy Userís Group

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


This group has been very popular, but will be taking the summer off due to so many people going on vacations.We will start back up again in September.


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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