Green Valley Genealigical Society
Photos L-R courtesy of GVGS members: (1) Jerry Wallins; (2) Sumner Walters; (3) Jerry Wallins.

General Announcements


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


When:   Wednesday, March 28 – 11:30AM to 1:30PM
Where:  LDS Church, 17699 S. Camino de Las Quintas, Sahuarita, AZ
What:    This new SIG (for members only) will meet on the last Wednesday of the month. Upcoming meetings: March 28, April 25, & May 30. 
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

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 24
Moments of Their Lives – eConference
Attend this eConference from the comfort of your own home! Speakers include Melissa Barker, Diane L. Richard, Lisa Toth Salinas, and Michael L. Strauss. Participants will learn about archival research and various uncommon records. Regular price is $24.99 but if you register before March 14, the price is $19.99. Click ...
March 28
SIG: Genealogy Problem Solvers
  A NEW SIG GROUP to help GVGS members resolve those head-scratching genealogical problems! Plan to join us at our first meeting on Wednesday, March 28th!   This group's team of "Genealogy Problem Solvers" aims to provide individual genealogical help to GVGS members * only. If you have a problem, ...
April 11
New Genealogist SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Beginning in 2018, the Beginner's/New Genealogist SIG will only be meeting on even numbered months (Feb., April, June). Our topic this month will be tips on searching If you are only searching with your ancestor's name, you are missing most of Ancestry's collections. Come and learn how to get more data ...
April 18
Jewish Genealogy SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Explore your Jewish Genealogy with this new SIG! We meet 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: ...
April 19
GVGS Monthly Meeting
This month's Short Program includes the installation of new Board members for 2018-2019 & a "thank you" to the retiring Board members. Our Main Program features Ed Storey presenting "English Government Records, The British Library and the British National Archives".