Welcome to SMCGS
🍁🍁 Register now for the Fall Seminar 🍁🍁: Registration is now open for the SMCGS 2021 Fall Seminar, Making Sense of Your DNA Matches, presented by Diahan Southard. The seminar will take place via Zoom on Saturday, November 6, from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Please click here for additional information.
📓📓 Sharing Stories 📓📓: We are now accepting stories for our Sharing Stories event on November 20. The deadline for submissions is November 1, so get your story in soon! Click here for more details and an application.
Thomas MacEntee recording: A recording of Thomas MacEntee's talk, 1950 Census: Are You Ready?, is now available on the Handouts/Recordings page in the members' section of the website.
The SMCGS Library is now open: The library at Cañada College is now open with reduced hours. This fall is a great time to visit the library -- parking is free and plentiful, and there are few students in the library. Be sure that the library is open before you go. See the Library Information page for opening times and contact info.
News: Please see our News page for the latest notices.
Events flyer: Please click here to download a flyer of upcoming SMCGS events.
Next monthly meeting
Saturday, 23 October 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon
A Tour of the New SMCGS Website
Presenter: Mike Davis, SMCGS Webmaster
SMCGS has a new website with lots of nooks and crannies that contain hidden treasures. Join Mike as he helps you discover parts of the website that you may not have known were there.
This event is free and all are welcome; however, it will be necessary to register in advance, using the link above. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the meeting.
For more information about our monthly meetings, click here.
🍁🍁 Fall Seminar 🍁🍁
Saturday, November 6th 2021
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Making Sense of Your DNA Matches with Diahan Southard
Diahan Southard is a well-known speaker on using DNA to help solve genealogical mysteries. She is the author of Your DNA Guide—The Book and producer of Your DNA Guide—The Academy, an online learning experience. In this half-day seminar, she will speak on three intermediate-level DNA topics.
Upcoming public events
Upcoming member-only events
Field Trip to Union Cemetery August 2021
The San Mateo County Genealogical Society supports the study of family history in the Bay Area and beyond.