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Indexing Event Saturday August 27th

Join us on August 27 at 9:30 for a morning of CUT and PASTE.  It is an easy, onetime way contribute to the growing online genealogical collections.  If you can’t make it that day but would be willing to help either by taking a three-month roll of obituaries or by scanning or indexing pages send an email to Publications@SMCGS.org.

The Life and Time of Dennis Martin, San Mateo Pioneer - Sept 24th 10am

Join us on Saturday, September 24th 10:00AM - 12 Noon
Our guest speaker will be Bo Crane, author of The Life and Time of Dennis Martin, San Mateo Pioneer.


Research Rewards From Paula Stuart-Warren - Fall 2016 Seminar

Join us to hear Paula Stuart-Warren on Saturday October 22, 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm

Registration is now open!

Paula will be presenting a Program of Four Lectures:

  • What Next? Developing Step-­by­-Step Research Plans
  • NUCMC & Its Cousins: Keys to Lost Ancestral Records
  • Newspaper Research: The Dailies, Weeklies and Beyond
  • Research Rewards in County Courthouses and Town Hall Records

October General Meeting : SMCGS/CSGA joint meeting

Please join us on Saturday, October 29th 10:00 AM to 12:15pm
SMCGS will be hosting this joint meeting with the California State Genealogical Alliance (CSGA)

You will learn a bit about who CSGA is as well as hearing two great speakers.

Our 1st speaker will be Cath Trindle.  Here topic is "FDR's Alphabet Soup: Records From the Great Depression"


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