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there is no Monthly program in December!

SDGS wishes everyone a nice upcoming holiday and take this time to enjoy their family and friends.

And of course happy hunting during any research you might be doing.

Save these dates!

Annual Meeting is held January 22, 2022 (4th Saturday)

SLC trip planned for May 15 - May 22, 2022

The purpose of the Society is to promote interest in the fields of genealogy and family history research through individual and group effort and in cooperation with other like-minded organizations. The Society supports the genealogical collection at the San Diego Public Library, the presentation of lectures and classes of genealogical interest, the advancement of digital technology including genetic genealogy and social media and writing and publishing of books, blogs and papers in the subject field. 

Balboa Park 1915
Discover Your Family History
Plaque received from San Diego Public Library after SDGS donated their library collection in 2013.
Alicia Pearl Mayer, the founder and first president of the San Diego Genealogical Society.
Mission San Diego de Alcala
Otay Railroad near Sweetwater Dam 1888 Courtesy of National City Public Library
SD Electric Railway Company

Programs are held Pacific Time.

Upcoming events

To see schedule for Special Interest Groups and classes

view the full SDGS Event Calendar 

View SDGS increased attendance and membership numbers


SDGS has received Proclamations from 

the City of San Diego and the County of San Diego in honor of our 75th Anniversary.  

Click on the button to see the list of prize winners from the 75th Anniversary Opportunity drawing.

See the Voting Results for SDGS Board member positions for year 2022 - 2023!   



John Bennett

Michael Buxton

Dawn Carlie 

Susan Cicala

Richard Lange

Leilani Lucrisia

Linda McBride

Roy Merrick

Donna Rathman

Julie Wilson

Nicole Wing


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