Welcome to SMCGS
Member login: This is the new SMCGS website, replacing our previous website. If you are an SMCGS member, please log in and update your profile! You can log in using the same email address you used on our old website, but you will have to create a new password. If you haven't yet created a password, click on the Log in button at the top right of this window and then click on Forgot password.
Fall seminar registration: Registration is now open for the SMCGS 2021 Fall Seminar, Making Sense of Your DNA Matches, presented by Diahan Southard. Please click here for additional information.
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.
We are now accepting stories for our Sharing Stories event in November. Click here for more details and an application.
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, 25 September 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 noon
1950 Census: Are You
Presenter: Thomas MacEntee
The results of the 1950 US Census will be made public on Friday, April 1, 2022 (no fooling!). Are you ready to use them in your research?
To download a handout for the talk, click here. The handout will be available via a link on the front page of the website until September 26 and will then archived in the members' section.
Did you miss the talk? Or want to review it? The video is now available in the member's section.
Interviewing a family for the 1950 census.
Credit: US Census Bureau, census.gov
For more information about our monthly meetings, click here.
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.