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Genealogical Society


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


Serving Genealogical Needs in El Dorado County Since 1979



A Family Tree Can Wither If Nobody Tends Its Roots.




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Monthly Legacy 8 Users Group


Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society is proud to sponsor a users group for those who are using the Legacy family tree software. We meet the first Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints building at 3275 Cedar Ravine in Placerville, CA. If you are interested in learning more, contact . We would love to have you join us.



Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society Meetings


Date: The third Tuesday of every month (Except December)

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Where: The LDS Church

3275 Cedar Ravine

Placerville, CA.

Visitors are always welcome and refreshments are served.


Upcoming Meeting Agendas:


February 16, 2016 NUCMC - A Gold Mine for Genealogists Presented by Pam Dallas

"The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections" is a key to obscure and well known repositories.  Learn how to navigate the website, locate the records and obtain copies of wonderful genealogical treasures.  Pamela has enjoyed conducting personal and client research for more than 25 years using a wide variety of repositories and record sources. " She is a member of the National Genealogical Society, Genealogical Speaker's Guild, and the Association of Professional Genealogists.  She has spoken to our society several times and we always enjoy and learn from her presentations.   Pamela is the Marketing Director for Eskaton in Placerville.


March 19, 2016 Subject to be announced - Presented by Bill Taylor

Bill Taylor, the Assistant Director at our local Family History Center will be our speaker. Those who have heard Bill speak before will be anxiously awaiting the announcement of his topic. We will let you know what it is as soon as we find out.



The 2016 schedule of programs is being developed at this time. We are looking forward to what we come up with.


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