Green Valley Genealigical Society
Photos courtesy of Debra Kabinier, GVGS member. Photo on left: John Wesley Allen (1916). Middle photo: Dobrzelewski Family (1945). Photo on right: Dobrzelewski Family (1939).

Thank you ... to everyone who attended our 2019 Annual Seminar – "Spend a Day with Cyndi Ingle" – on Saturday, Feb. 23! It was a fabulous day of learning all the ins & outs and tips & tricks from one of the best in the field. 

Information about our Seminar for 2020 will be announced soon, so keep up to date by checking our website frequently! 

General Announcements

GVGS – New Library – Now Open!!

The new GVGS Library – renamed the Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library, a Partnership of Green Valley Genealogical Society and La Posada Community – is located in the Posada Java Building (the social hub for the Green Valley & Sahuarita area). Street address is 665 S. Park Centre Avenue, Green Valley, AZ. The library is open Monday thru Friday from 9:00AM to 3:00PM, and on Saturday from 9:00AM to Noon. Please plan to join us at our new location to continue researching your family history! For more information about our library holdings, look-up services and more, click HERE.

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

Do you shop Amazon?
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.
Happy shopping!

March 25
RootsMagic Classes
This fourth class, in a series of five, on RootsMagic, sponsored by the La Posada Community will cover: Adding media, such as pictures or documents, and how to develop various reports for publication. Class Instructor, Dave Tiefenbach, has been researching his family since the mid-1980s. He has taught classes on beginning genealogy, FamilyTree Maker, ...
March 26
Unlock the mysteries of your DNA results. Our meetings will be held in the Enlightenment Room in the Pavilion Building at La Posada. There is plenty of parking at this facility (download the attached map).  (Before coming to the meeting, take an opportunity to drop by the new GVGS Genealogy Library ...
March 28
Beginner's Genealogy Group SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
 If you're just beginning your genealogy research journey, this is where you should start. Jon Otto, GVGS member and an accomplished teacher and researcher, will lead this group.  Topic to be announced. If you need more information or have questions, contact  
April 6
U.S. Colored Troops & Their Civil War Service
Presenter:  Karen Burney The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.
April 8
RootsMagic Classes
This fifth & final class on RootsMagic, sponsored by the La Posada Community, will cover: Using WebHints, FamilySearch and Ancestry TreeShare. Class Instructor, Dave Tiefenbach, has been researching his family since the mid-1980s. He has taught classes on beginning genealogy, FamilyTree Maker, RootsMagic, and basic PC computer operation. Class size is limited ...