Green Valley Genealigical Society
Photos courtesy of Jerry Wallins, GVGS member.

General Announcements


GVGS expanded the Membership Year by adding an additional general meeting beginning with May 17, 2018!


Jewish Genealogy
When:   Wednesday, Feb. 21 – 10AM to 12 noon
Where:  LDS Church, 17699 S. Camino de Las Quintas, Sahuarita, AZ – Primary Room
What:    This new SIG (for members only) will meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month in the Primary Room (near the GVGS Library). Upcoming meetings: Feb. 21, April 18, & June 20. 
For more information on this new group, visit our CALENDAR page.
Our Special Interest Groups are just one of the many benefits GVGS members enjoy. If you are not yet a GVGS member, click HERE to get more info & to join!

Submit Your Family Photos for Display on Our Website

GVGS members are encouraged to submit family or historical photos for our website. Images selected will appear in the photo bar at the top of the Home page. These photos change each time visitors go to a new page on the GVGS website. To submit your photos, you'll need to scan them – make sure the resolution of the image is the best you can get. Then, send an email to our Web Manager identifying the people in your photos and attach your images. (Web Manager's email address is

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Before your next shopping spree, come to our site and click on the link below. It will transport you to the AmazonSmile shopping portal, and after you've shopped and checked out, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to GVGS.
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February 21
Jewish Genealogy SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Explore your Jewish Genealogy with this new SIG! Meetings will be held in the Primary Room near the GVGS Library from 10:00am - 12 Noon. The address is:  17699 S. Camino de las Quintas, Sahuarita, AZ 85629.  If you have any questions, contact Moreen Ferdie via email at: ...
February 23
DNA Special Interest Group - MEMBERS ONLY
This month we will finish the chapter on Autosomal DNA. We will meet in Room C. 
February 28
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March 8
GVGS Monthly Meeting
Cindy Albert will start off this month's meeting with a program on "Clooz" – a sophisticated research assistance tool and database for systematically researching, accumulating, analyzing, organizing and storing the evidence and clues to your genealogy.   Our Main Program features Michelle Goodrum with a presentation on "Digging for Ancestors at the ...
March 10
Pima County Genealogy Society - DNA Event with CeCe Moore, Genetic Genealogist
  A full day event exploring DNA with genetic genealogy consultant, CeCe Moore. Seminar topics include:  The Power of DNA, Autosomal DNA, Using Mitochrondrial DNA & X-DNA for Genealogy Research, and Jefferson-Hemmings: Revealing the Truth Through DNA.   Registration is now open! Visit the  Pima County Genealogy website for full details. ...