Monthly Meetings

SVCGG mets the 2nd Saturday of every month except for Dec. All of our meetings are free and open to the public. Anyone is welcome!

Next Meeting: July 14, 2018, 9am-11:30am

Meeting location: 875 Quince Ave, Santa Clara, CA

Using American Ancestors

Join us as Mary Boyle teaches us how to use the New England Historic and Genealogical Society’s subscription database. It is free at Family History Centers and the Santa Clara City Library. American Ancestors has full text searchable print publications, searchable research results from their collection of early New England residents, census records, books, and unique digital collections. The class will cover how to search effectively, viewing your results and search tips.

FindMyPast Review

What's the latest with FindMyPast? Do you have ancestors from the UK or Ireland? FindMyPast has one of the largest collections of UK and Ireland records available. Pamela Brigham will be teaching how to access and search these records to find your ancestors.


Family Tree Maker Discussion

Join Vern Dale in discussing how to use Family Tree Maker (FTM). Vern will be talking about the latest features in FTM, how to use plug-ins and how work with FTM in general. Bring your questions to this class to ask about FTM.