Green Valley Genealigical Society
Photos courtesy of Becky McCreary, GVGS member. Photo on left:  Mary Adeline "Addie" Medearis Snyder; photo in middle:  William Edgar Ross; photo on right:  Edward George Klein (1919).

General Announcements

GVGS Library Summer Hours

Take note of the following Library hours:

  • Open Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 9:00AM - 12 Noon, effective July 18 through August 30.
  • Normal Days/Hours of 9:00AM - 2:00PM on Tuesdays & Wednesdays will resume on September 5.
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
Tips for Navigating the New Website
  • Looking for those photos from prior meetings and seminars? They are located in the Photo Gallery  - look on the left-hand side menu listing for the link.
  • Need to view or print a meeting handout? Monthly meeting handouts can be found in the Members Only section – click on the Secure Download link located in the Members Only drop down menu.
  • Searching for the calendar of upcoming events? Click on Calendar in the menu bar on the left - OR - click here.
  • Want to download an issue of Past Tracks? Log in to the Members Only section and click on the Past Tracks Newsletter link in the Members Only drop down menu.
  • Visit the Library's new page – click here.
  • Explore the new Library Catalog!  You can now generate a customized list of books by author, title or call number – click on the link in the menu bar on the left to get started. 
  • And for some brief instructions on how to use the new Library Catalog, click here.
  • Anxious to read the most recent Genealogy Today article? You'll find the link for that in the menu bar on the left - OR - you can click here.

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!

August 18
28th Annual Genealogical Society of Hispanic America Conference & Business Mtg
"Ancient Trails to Super Highways ... Discover Your Roots" – a two and a half day event jam-packed with informative genealogy education sessions and opportunities to network with others who focus on Hispanic research. For more information, visit
August 30
FGS 2017 Conference – "Building Bridges to The Past"
Online registration is now open! This conference offers sessions with a wide array of offerings from many of the nation's leading family history experts. For more details, visit – 
September 11
Nordic Family History Conference
Attend this conference online or in Salt Lake City! A range of topics from using Arkiv Digital to Danish tax records and probate laws and records will be covered. Registration for the conference is now open.  To view the full class schedule, descriptions & presenter info, visit If you intend to ...
September 13
Beginning/New Genealogists - MEMBERS ONLY
If you are just starting down the genealogy road, then please join us. We will meet in the Primary Room. 
September 21
GVGS Monthly Meeting