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Happy Holidays!

There is no monthly program in December

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Registration is now open!

Our Annual Meeting and Seminar on January 14, 2023 will feature The Legal Genealogist Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL. 

California Pioneer Certificate Program

The San Diego Genealogical Society is honoring pioneers of the State of California who helped shape its future by offering ancestral recognition certificates.

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 

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Did you cast your vote on SDGS Board member positions for years 2023 and 2024?

The results are in!

Congratulations to the new Second Vice President -Membership Carolyn Bruce and Treasurer Brook Logan who will be formally announced November 12, 2022 and installed at our Annual Meeting on January 14, 2023.



Barbara Driscoll Cathy Cudney
Marcia Brennan Marsha Van Ham
Pam Proctor Linda Stout
Mary Ann Marston Lee Austin
Randall Dodds Joan Kanet
Kathleen Williams  Ann Burrows
Janet Keating McNaughton


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