News & Events

• Registration is open for the May 4 Spring Seminar with Michael John Neill. TO REGISTER, click here.

• Announcing the Sharing Stories event for 2019! Please click here for info about submitting stories.​

• For a flyer of SMCGS Upcoming 2019 events, click here.

April 2019 Meeting

The Power of Digital Photography and Family History
Speaker: Ron Madson
Saturday, April 27, 2019   10:30am - 12:00 pm
Social hour 10-10:30 am
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

Most everyone has a shoebox of photos and documents plus a growing list of digital photos. But, how do we collect, organize, enhance, and archive this family history? Learn a method for image editing, labeling, and organization to preserve and easily find your photos again.

Spring Seminar 2019

Your Genealogy: Research, Organize, & Solve
Speaker: Michael John Neill
Saturday, May 4, 2019   9:00am - 3:00 pm
Menlo Park LDS Church, 1105 Valparaiso, Menlo Park

The focus is YOUR genealogical work. Methodologies and examples of discovery, ideas to move your research forward, and approaches to interpretation of results.

Topics: 1) Problem Solving Applied to Genealogy, 2) Organizing Online Research, 3) Researching the Entire Family and Beyond, 4) Finding Barbara's Beaus and Gesche's Girls.

May 2019 Meeting

Finding Mayflower Families
Speaker: Bob Trapp
Saturday, May 18, 2019   10:30am - 12:00 pm
Social hour 10-10:30 am
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

Is it possible that you are descended from a family who came to America on the ship Mayflower in 1620? Follow the story of discovering Bob’s Mayflower family roots, plus learn what is needed to join the Mayflower Society.

June 2019 Meeting

Sharing Stories: Readings and Potluck Lunch
Host: Cath Madden Trindle
Saturday, June 22, 2019   10:30am - 12:30 pm
Social hour 10-10:30 am
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

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