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This is the website of the Grand Strand Genealogy Club, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We meet on the second Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at Chapin Memorial Library, 14th Ave North and Kings Highway.

Purpose Statement

The purpose of this club shall be to provide a forum for individual research through monthly meetings, education and open sharing of information.

The objectives of this club are:

  • To promote the study and establish the sharing of information related to research and techniques within the group,
  • To support genealogical resources at Chapin Memorial Library,
  • To encourage and assist others in genealogical research,
  • To maintain a relationship with other genealogy clubs, societies, and libraries.


President: Charlene Carson

1st Vice President: Dennis Fitzgerald

2nd Vice President: Judy Lake

Secretary: Dick Temple

Treasurer: Marie Peacock

Past President: Cheri Hudson Passey

Historians: Allene Baker, Lois Butler

Program Committee: Cheri Hudson Passey,Christine Davis, Susan Hayes-Hatcher,  Judy Phillips

Webmaster: Phyllis Hughes


The bylaws were approved by the membership at the February 2009 meeting.

2017 Application for Membership

Any person interested in genealogy may become a member of the Grand Strand Genealogy Club (GSGC) by:

  • Submitting an application,
  • Attending a minimum of one (1) meeting per calendar year and
  • Updating the application annually.

There is no membership fee.

To view the application online, you will need a PDF reader/viewer available free at (FREE PDF-XChange Viewer) and Print or download the membership application. After printing the document, fill it in and bring it to the next meeting or contact the Webmaster for a mailing address.

Grand Strand Genealogy Club, 2013 for its members

GSGC Bulletin Board

U p c o m i n g   E v e n t s

GSGC Monthly Meeting
February 11, 2017  10:30 am

Chapin Memorial Library
1st Floor Meeting Room
14th Ave North & Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC

Upcoming Meeting Topics


Ben Burroughs
Director, Horry County Archives

Come learn what's happening in Horry County!


Return of the Problem Ancestor!

See how brick walls fall and problem ancestors are revealed.
The Sun News GSGC Articles
September 26, 2004
April 13, 2014


Is your group or organization interested in genealogy and would like to have someone come and speak to them.  The Grand Strand Genealogy Club has members that are available to help you!

Check out the Speaker List!
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  • Cheri Hudson Passey ( (  
  • Charlene Carson (
Other Local Genealogy

Horry County Historical Society

Pee Dee Chapter
South Carolina
Genealogical Society

2017 Meeting Dates
Mark Your Calendars

  • January 14, 2017
  • February 11, 2017
  • March 11, 2017
  • April 8, 2017
  • May 13, 2017
  • June 10, 2017
  • July 8, 2017
  • August 12, 2017
  • September 9, 2017
  • October 14, 2017
  • November 4, 2017 (Date change due to holiday)
  • December 9, 2017


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