Green Valley Genealigical Society
Photos courtesy of Debra Kabinier, GVGS member.  Photo on left: Allan & Fowler Famiies. L-R: Joseph Allan Fowler, Allan relatives from Nebraska.   Photo on right: Paternal Great Aunts (1949) L-R:  Julia Fowler, Christine Fowler Aaron, Marion Fowler Archer, Roberta Archer

 

Attention GVGS Members: you must log-in to gain access to Early Registration (thru Dec. 15) and to receive special member pricing.  

Our Annual Seminar is just months away so mark your calendar now & make plans to join us for this special event!

Event Date/Time & Location:

  • Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 -- 9:00AM to 3:30PM (check-in starts at 8:30AM)
  • Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ

Program Topics:

  • Advanced Googling for Your Grandma
  • Coordinating the Cloud:  Ancestry, Dropbox, Evernote, FamilySearch, GoogleDrive
  • Foreign Language Tools for English-speaking Genealogists
  • Striking Out on Their Own:  Online Migration Tools and Resources​

Registration Opens:

  • Early Registration for MEMBERS ONLY – Nov. 1 thru Dec. 15. Members must be logged in to the website to access the Registration pages.
  • Non-Member registration opens on December 16, 2018. (GVGS members receive priority registration so consider becoming a member - click HERE for info and to join!)
Event Pricing:
  • Early Bird Registration - Nov. 1 thru Dec. 15 (Members Only):   $35.00
  • Members - Dec. 16 thru Feb. 1:  $40.00
  • Non-Members - Dec. 16 thru Feb. 1:  $45.00
  • Optional Box Lunch:  $10.00


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 webmgr@azgvgs.org)
 

 
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UPCOMING
November 27
DNA Group SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
A new location, day & time for our DNA SIG! 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). We will continue meet monthly on the 4th Tuesday of each month. For ...
December 13
Jewish Genealogy SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Explore your Jewish genealogy at our new meeting location!  We will meet in the Apache Room at the La Perla Building located on the 2nd floor at the La Posada Community, from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. If you have any questions, contact Moreen Ferdie via email at:  secretary@azgvgs.org ...
December 20
GVGS Monthly Meeting
This month, GVGS member Moreen Ferdie will open our eyes to Newspaper Research. Newspapers are a great source of family history details, giving us facts and stories of our ancestor's lives. Her presentation will show us how to look at different facts one can learn about their ancestors in newspapers, how newspapers ...
January 10
Jewish Genealogy SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Explore your Jewish genealogy at our new meeting location!  We will meet in the Apache Room at the La Perla Building located on the 2nd floor at the La Posada Community, from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. If you have any questions, contact Moreen Ferdie via email at:  secretary@azgvgs.org ...
January 17
GVGS Monthly Meeting
Our guest speaker this month, Nicole Dyer, will present Strategies to Use When You Hit a Road Block. Researching your genealogy can be difficult. When records don't seem to contain the evidence you need to add the next generation to your family tree, what can you do? This class is about the ...