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Auburn, California

Placer County Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 7385
Auburn, California 95604


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Evening General Meetings

Beecher Room
Auburn-Placer County Library
350 Nevada Street, Auburn
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(Fourth Thursday)

Doors will open at 6:30 pm. This is a Zoom Meeting, the Library is still closed for meetings
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October Evening Meeting
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Chris Pattillo

The California Genealogical Society



Please join us by Zoom (see information below) on Thursday, October 28th, at 7 pm, Please join us for a presentation by Chris Pattillo of the California Genealogical Society (CGS) at the General Meeting on Thursday, October 28th, at 7 pm by Zoom. Zoom information below.

Chris will be taking us on a live tour of the CGS website, demonstrating all of the features and benefits of the website and membership in the Society. She will introduce us to what sources are available at the downtown Oakland library and will explain how to prepare for a visit to the library so that your trip will be most productive.

Chris Pattillo has been a member of the CGS since 1972. She is currently serving on the CGS board of directors and is chair of the library committee and the website content committee. She is also co-chair of the volunteers committee as part of the local host committee for the 2022 National Genealogical Society that will take place May 25-28 in Sacramento. Chrisis a somewhat regular contributor to the CGS blog and in that role she wrote a series of articles about the books in the library where each post featured the books held for a particular state. No handout will be provided for this presentation since all of the information is available on the CGS website, but members are welcomed by the speaker to take screenshots.

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Day Study Group Meetings

Beecher Room
Auburn-Placer County Library
350 Nevada Street, Auburn
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
(Second Monday)

The Day Study Group is a 2-hour workshop in which we will discuss a specific topic, with hands-on exercises, and discussion. After the discussion, we can provide one-on-one mentoring should you have a "brick wall" situation in which you need help. 

Barbara Leak leads the study group. Visitors are welcome.

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Monday, November 8, 2021

Zoom Meeting



Visitors are welcome. Barbara Leak leads the study group. Visitors are welcome. Requests for specific topics are appreciated.


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Family Tree Maker User's Group

Zoom Meeting
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
(Second Thursday)

Bring any questions you have concerning the program

Special in-depth topics can be scheduled. Please e-mail our group leader Jerry Unruh  with any requests.

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FTM Meeting, Thursday, November 11, 2021

Family Tree Maker 2019

The FTM User Group meeting will be able to look at Family Tree Maker 2019 which was released September 2019. We will also take time for questions and answers on any version of the program. Special in-depth topics can be scheduled. Please e-mail our group leader Jerry Unruh with any requests.



Special in-depth topics can be scheduled. Please e-mail our group leader with any requests.

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PCGS2020.pdf"
DNA Class Schedule

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October Placer Trails Newsletter


Member highlight page: This month we feature pictures from John Knox.
Members:
Email addresses, Web Sites, and Names and Locations being Researched.


PCGS Has Voice Mail (866) 894-2076

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Don Cortez of Three Ring Service have graciously donated a voicemail phone number for Placer County Genealogical Society. We will be listing this number in our publicity notices in the newspapers and other publications. The society will then have a permanent number regardless of the annual change of board members. The answering message will announce basic information and the upcoming PCGS meetings. Callers can leave messages for the board members, chair persons and the research committee. Thank You, Don Cortez

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New Member Packet:Information for new members of Placer County Genealogical Society (Also useful information for current members.)

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Dues

Annual dues are $20.00 which entitles members to electronically receive the Placer Trails Newsletter as well as any meeting notices.

Your membership payment is due on January 1 and must be received by April 1 to avoid being dropped from our membership list. If you are uncertain if you have paid or not, check with our Registrar.

You are encouraged to register as a family membership. The cost is the same; $20.00 per year. A family membership is defined as two or more persons residing at a single mailing address. Family memberships are entitled to one vote per family member in attendance at meetings, not to exceed two votes per family.


Membership Form in Adobe PDF format

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PCGS Facebook Page

Mailing List: CA-PCGS

We have a mailing list at RootsWeb for PCGS. Announcements of meetings and other information of interest to PCGS members will be made available through this mailing list. It is also a place to gloat about your recent finds and general discussion among our members. If you have trouble subscribing please e-mail at the address below.

CA-PCGS. A mailing list for the members of the Placer County (California)Genealogical Society (PCGS) to discuss the activities of the Society. If you are a member of the Society you can subscribe by sending "subscribe" to ca-pcgs-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ca-pcgs-d-request@rootsweb.com(digest mode).To switch from one mode to the other, you should unsubscribe from one and then subscribe to the other. There is no "no mail" mode -- if you want messages to stop, you should simply unsubscribe. You may also search or browse the archives or subscribe at CA-PCGS.  If you have trouble subscribing or un-subscribing please e-mail maillist@pcgs.pcgenes.com


PCGS Databases

INDEX TO BIRTHS 1852-1885 From the Placer Herald Newspaper,Auburn, California
INDEX TO MARRIAGES 1852-1885 From the Placer Herald Newspaper,Auburn, California
INDEX TO MARRIAGES 1851-1905 from three films at the LDS Family History Library on Bell
INDEX TO DEATHS 1852-1885 From the Placer Herald Newspaper,Auburn, California
NAMES OF REGISTERED VOTERS IN PLACER COUNTY IN 1890 From the Placer County Great Registers
WORLD WAR I SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN OF PLACER COUNTYFrom the History of Placer and Nevada Counties, California
NEW AUBURN CEMETERY RECORDS - Placer County Genealogical Society Cemetery Project
OLD AUBURN CEMETERY RECORDS - Placer County Genealogical Society Cemetery Project
Placer Trails Newsletter Archives

Loomis Library PCGS Books
Placer Archives PCGS Books

Placer County Archives Holdings

INDEX TO PLACER HERALD NEWSPAPER 1852-1887 from the Placer County Archives
Indexed by Placer County Volunteers including PCGS Members. (Currently 12206 records)
INDEX TO PLACER COUNTY BIOGRAPHIES from the Placer County Archives.
Placer County Archives has files of biographies, genealogical information and newspaper articles of people who lived in Placer County at one time in their lives. PCGS members Joyce House, Carmel Barry-Schweyer, Anne Thompson, Beverly Russell and Jacqui Marcella have been indexing these files which will be updated periodically. (Currently 23,727 Records.)
INDEX TO MILITARY DISCHARGE RECORDS from the Placer County Archives. (Currently 7971 Records.)
INDEX TO BILL OF SALE RECORDS from the Placer County Archives. (Currently 1666 Records.)

Additional Placer County research is available by PCGS. Please see our Research Policy.


OFFICERS

CHAIRPERSONS


PCGS Research Policy


Links

PCGS FHC Favorites
Several PCGS members volunteer at the Auburn FHC and use these research links.

Local Genealogical Society Links

Genealogical and Historical Council of the Sacramento Valley
Genealogical and Historical Council of the Sacramento Valley Events Calendar
Grass Roots Genealogy Group
Nevada County Genealogical Society
Genealogical Association of Sacramento (G.A.S.)
San Mateo County Genealogical Society
Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogy Society
Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento
Roseville Genealogical Society
Sacramento German Genealogy Society
Sloughhouse Area Genealogical Society (SAGS)
Solano County Genealogical Society
Sacramento California Family History Center
Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS) 
Sun City Roseville Computer Club's Genealogy
Sun City Lincoln Hills Genealogy Group
Mission Oaks Genealogy Club
Roots & Gold Dust Genealogical Society


Other Links including Genealogical Links

Placer County GenWeb Site
Placer County Pre-1905 Death Index
AHSGR - American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
RootsWeb
Helm's Genealogy Toolbox
The Genealogy Home Page
RAND Genealogy Club Home Page
National Genealogical Society - Home Page
Everton's Guide to Genealogy on the World Wide Web  
Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records
Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Genealogy