20 September 2020

[CA-SCGS] It's Jamboree Time! Calling All Speakers!


When the leaves start to turn and the air becomes crisp, we know fall is approaching, which means it's also



Calling all speakers!
Please give us
your best presentation
for our 


Southern California Genealogical Society 
417 Irving Drive Burbank, CA 91504-2408 

19 September 2020

[CA-SCGS] The Master Genealogist User Group Meeting Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SCGS TMG User Group Meeting
Saturday, October 3, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Master Genealogist User Group (TMG-UG) meets monthly on the afternoon of the first Saturday of the month except for holiday weekends and scheduled SCGS events. 

The library is closed until further notice. This meeting will meet online, so contact Patt Ricketts for more information.

TMG-UG meeting dates for 2020 are posted on the SCGS Computer Software User Groups web page and on the SCGS calendar.

Contact Patt Ricketts at pattskatts@gmail.com to reserve your seat.
Maximum capacity = 6 people.

Please direct any questions you may have about the meeting to Patt Ricketts. To add your name to our meeting reminder list contact Cheri.

Southern California Genealogical Society Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California


14 September 2020

[CA--SCGS] The Fall Edition of the The Searcher is Here!

 The Searcher is Here!

See the online 2020 Fall Edition
 Vol. 57, # 4, Cousins

To access the electronic version, go to the SCGS website at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/ Then sign into the Members Only Section.  Sign in to your account; then click on the Members Only button.  You will see 4 colorful buttons. Choose the red one titled Members Only. Then click on the third blue button titled Searcher Online Editions. 

Then you can read and enjoy the new issue! 

  Paper copies will be mailed once the printing is finished.

Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

13 September 2020

[CA-SCGS] French Canadian Heritage Society Fall Meeting, Sunday, September 27, 2020, 10:00 to 12:00 pm

The FCHSC is holding our Fall Meeting on Sunday, 
September 27, 2020 from 10:00 to 12:00 pm. 

10:00-10:15 (PT) Announcements
10:15-12:00 (PT) Program
Speaker: C.C. de Vere (Frenchtown Confidential)

Virtual Tour of Historical French Los Angeles/Important French-Canadian Angelenos Settlers. 
Including lots of then and now photos. Followed by Q&A.

and a non shareable link will be provided for you to login.

For more information, contact Suzy Goulet at

Southern California Genealogy Society and Family History Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

08 September 2020

[CA--SCGS] SCGS Beginning Genealogy Class, Four Weeks, Starting on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am ONLINE!


Beginner Genealogy class with One-on-One Assistance ONLINE

Four Tuesdays: October 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2020

 Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM ONLINE. 

Taught by Beverly Truesdale. 

You must register and pay a fee of $5.50 for each session. To register, use the link given after each session named. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Week 1, October 6 – Getting started, filling out Pedigree form and Family Group Sheet   
     Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7563743206950769678

Week 2, October 13 – Census and Naturalization records
     Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/68728682169451790

Week 3, October 20 – Church and Probate records
     Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6239850942759950606

Week 4, October 27 – Military and Land Records
     Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8886564546816781838

For more information email:  beginner@scgsgenealogy.com Subject: Four Week Class.

Southern California Genealogy Society and Family History Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408

07 September 2020

[CA--SCGS] Happy Labor Day from the Southern California Genealogical Society, Monday September 7, 2020

Happy Labor Day from the 
Southern California Genealogy Society
Monday September 7, 2020

Southern California Genealogical Society and Family History Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

06 September 2020

[CA-SCGS] RootsMagic Users Group, Sunday, September 20 2020, 2:00-4:00 pm

    RootsMagic Users Group

Next meeting: Sunday, September 20, 2020, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 
The meeting is online only. 

Please contact Jerry Domier censusjerry@gmail.com for further details.

Are you interested in all the tips and tricks to using your RootsMagic software program? The RootsMagic user group will provide information for all levels of RM users from beginner to advanced and serve as a forum for all to share their knowledge of this great software tool for keeping track of your genealogical efforts.

Roots Magic is a full-featured genealogy program with a very easy and intuitive user interface. The latest version is 7 and you can download a free trial version at www.rootsmagic.com.
RootsMagic Blog at http://blog.rootsmagic.com

Meets: 3rd Sunday of each month
Hours: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Jay Holladay jholladay@ca.rr.com
               Jerry Domier censusjerry@gmail.com

Southern California Genealogical Society Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California

Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd.
(818) 843-7247


05 September 2020

[CA-SCGS] German Interest Group, Saturday, September 19, 2020, 1:00 to 3:00 pm

German Interest Group

Researching your family tree and finding new, exciting, and sometimes surprising family connections? The German Interest Group meets on the third Saturday of every month except December.

Join the SCGS German Interest Group at their next meeting to be held from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 19, 2020.

We meet online at Virtual GIG meetings using GoToMeeting:

Phone:  (646) 749-3122
Access code: 282-290-373

1 hour on-line program

The goal of the SCGS German Interest Group is to provide a wide range of resources both inside and outside the SCGS Library to help trace German families. 

Questions? Contact us at germaninterest@scgsgenealogy.com

SCGS German Interest Group
Third Saturday of the month
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California

Cross street Glenoaks
(818) 843-7247