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



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:


August 19, 2014 Guide to Digital Cameras

Presenter: by Richard L. Hanson

We will be taught how a digital camera works, technology options, how to photograph various types of objects under various light conditions, getting prints made, connecting with computer and what to look for when purchasing a digital camera.


September 16, 2014 Our September Speaker canceled. We are in the process of lining up a new speaker.

October 21, 2014 Fold 3

Presenter: Denise Damm

Denise Damm will present a wealth of original Military documents from the National Archives covering Colonial, Revolutionary and Civil Wars located on the Fold 3 website..


November 18, 2014 Annual Election of Officers and Finger Food Pot Luck

Using Probate records to help you find those elusive ancestors.



The 2014 schedule of programs is being completed at this time and well be posting the early 2015 programs soon.


Rev 07-28-2014