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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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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:


March 21, 2017                       “Organizing Your Stuff”, presented by Glenda Lloyd

Glenda Gardner Lloyd is a fourth generation Californian.  She grew up on a cattle ranch in northeastern California and attended a one-room country school.  She received her BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her MA from California State University, Sacramento.  She taught elementary school and worked as a reading specialist for thirty-eight years.  Glenda helped organize and served as the first president of Root Cellar, Sacramento Genealogical society.  She has taught genealogy classes through San Juan Adult Education for the past 25 years.  She participates in local seminars for the California State Archives, the Regional Family History Center, the Sacramento City Library, and does workshops for many local societies.  She has lectured for the Salt Lake Institute.  Genealogy is her hobby and her passion which she hopes to share with all of you.



April 18, 2017                         “How to Prepare For A Research Trip”, presented by Mary Lee Gilliand



The 2017 schedule of programs is being developed.  We are looking forward to the opportunities coming our way next year.


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