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SOCCGS was founded in 1994 in Mission Viejo, Orange, California with the purpose to preserve and disseminate knowledge about, and to stimulate interest and provide instruction in genealogical research. Meetings are held the third Saturday of each month from 10am to noon at the LDS Church Building at 27978 Marguerite Parkway (Between Medical Center Drive and Hillcrest). The Mission Viejo Library opened October 25, 1997 and generously provided a space for our genealogical collection of books and CDs. In May of 2002 the new south wing was opened and the genealogy section was moved into the new area. The library is located at the corner of La Paz and Marguerite Pkwy. To reach the library from the 5 Fwy take La Paz east for approximately 1 mile to Marguerite Pkwy.

Library Hours

Volunteer Docent Hours
Monday thru Thursday 10 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm except 3rd Saturday 1 pm - 4 pm
Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm
Hours are subject to change.
Phone: (949)470-8498

Catalog of SOCCGS Books in the Mission Viejo Library
Descriptive list of SOCCGS CDs indexed by CD Number
List of SOCCGS CDs indexed by Subject

WebSite Information

Docent Desk
Coming Events!
Our Research Center
SOCCGS Surname List
SOCCGS Free Websites
SOCCGS Favorite Websites
Copies of SOCCGS Newsletters
2017 Elected and Appointed Officers
To Submit Something To The Newsletter
SOCCGS Membership/Renewal Application Form


SOCCGS Facebook Page
SOCCGS Facebook Discussion Group
Ralphs Community Contribution Program For Sept 2016
Special Interest Groups and Classes
2017 Salt Lake City Trip

Links to some SOCCGS Friends and Member Projects:

Carlsbad Library
San Diego Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
Mission Viejo Public Library
Huntington Beach Public Library
Orange County Archives
1881-1891 Antigonish and Inverness County Nova Scotia Census Data
1766 Religious Census of Ahoghill Parish, Diocese of Connor, County Antrim, Ireland
Some Early History of Saddleback Valley California
Saddleback Valley News Vital Records 1969-1989
Memorial for Spanish American War Veterans
1860 Census for San Juan Township

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