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Sacramento Regional Genealogical Council
In order to protect our Members’ health, and to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, SRGCouncil Meetings are held via Zoom from 10:00 - 12:00.
  • July 9, 2022 - Next regular SRGC Meeting at 10:00.
See Calendar item(s) in right side column for more information.
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2022 - A Great Year for
Genealogical Research!
We welcome Spring.  Intermittent rain and snow are welcomed for their water content.  We like the sunshine in-between the showers.
Take time to do a little genealogy, be it searching for a new records or sharing information with family members.
Remember, most websites are adding new information, so check back to see if your ancestor has another record.
Genealogy is Alive and Well in the Sacramento Region!
       Please check out the various genealogy groups listed on the left column of this webpage.  Click on the Genealogy Group name to find out what is happening in your location.  The Group name opens a link to an actual webpage for that group.  Some groups have posted a monthly newsletter with helpful research hints and some groups are conducting meeting and events using video conference services with free live webinars – some are open to the public and other are for members only.  Check out the various events:  speakers, discussion groups, workshops and special interest groups.
California State Archives - The  Archives' Research Room is open to the public.  Please contact for additional information, questions, or assistance. 
           Location: 1020 O Street, Sacramento
       Hours: M-F 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, except state holidays
The Root Cellar Library, which is housed at the California State Archives building is open the same hours as the Archives.          
The Sacramento FamilySearch Library is a helpful place.  Volunteers are available to answer genealogy research questions and assist visitors in determining the next step in their genealogy search.  The "in-library" portal allows on-site visitors free access to their premium websites.  They have new technology to scan pictures, slides, and documents into a digitial format.  Bring a flashdrive with you.  
           Location: 2745 Eastern Ave., Sacramento
       Hours: M, Tu, W, F 10 am - 4 pm; Th 1 pm – 9 pm

May 21
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
SacPL: Confirming Cherokee Ancestry
Sacramento Public Library Speaker Series presents  Confirming Cherokee Ancestry with Nicka Sewell-Smith.  To register: click here.  For more information, email the library at ...
May 24
NGS: Our American Mosaic -
Our American Mosaic - National Genealogical Society Conference      In-Person, Online, and On-Demant Event      Sacramento, California       See website: ...
June 2
1:30 pm
From DNA to Genetic Genealogy
Stephen Morse speaks on From DNA to Genetic Genealogy: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.
June 4
11:00 am
Navigating the Records From the War of 1812
Brian Rhinehart speaks about records from the War of 1812. From bounty lands to pensions, there is no shortage of genealogical records for soldiers from ...
June 7
RGS: No meeting this month.
No meeting this month.  Next meeting 5th July 2022.