Green Valley Genealigical Society
Photos L-R courtesy of GVGS members: (1) Eloise O'Neil; (2) Debra Kabineri; (3) Bob Vint.
Photo on left:  Vera Cox & Joseph O'Neil wedding photo (1937)
Photo in middle:  Fern & Nella Fry
Photo on right:  Vint Family - Robert Vint (b.1862), Eva Mary Burstall (b. 1867), Thomas Chalmers Vint (b. 1894), Robert Burstall Vint.

General Announcements


This new SIG (for members only) will kickoff on October 24, 2018, so mark your calendars now! More information about this group will be available in the October 2018 edition of Past Tracks. 
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!

Due to lack of member participation, and our excellent & popular GVGS website, the Board decided to shut down our Facebook site. Remember:  the right hand side of the Home page on our website serves as the GVGS "Bulletin Board" announcing our society's upcoming events along with other events that may be of interest to our membership. Check our website regulary to keep up to date on genealogy events.

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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September 22
eConference: Back 2 Research
The Humble Area Genealogical Society (THAGS) in Humble, Texas is hosting an eConference: Back 2 Research on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 8:30am - 3:00pm (CDT). This conference features four guest speakers covering a variety of research topics. Registration is $25 to watch the live webinar presentations OR see the replay on your ...
October 18
GVGS Monthly Meeting
Welcome to October! This month's meeting will start off with a short program on the Salem Witch Trials, presented by GVGS member Deb Kabinier. After a short break, Barbara J. Ball, GISP, CG will present a program on Using Maps in Genealogy and how we can use them in our genealogy research. Her program ...
October 24
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, October 24th!   More details will be available in the October 2018 edition of Past Tracks.
November 15
GVGS Monthly Meeting
Dress Like An Ancestor!  Remember the fun we had dressing like a favorite ancestor at the January 2018 meeting? We're doing that again at our November meeting for our short program! Pick a favorite ancestor, copy how they may have dressed, and come to the meeting ready to "introduce" us to him ...
December 20
GVGS Monthly Meeting
We start off the meeting with Moreen Ferdie's presentation on Newspaper Research, and then it's time for a Special Program – the GVGS Holiday Party!!