Grants Pass Genealogical Society
Meetings & Programs for 2019

Grants Pass Genealogy Society Meetings are held at 
1969 Williams Hwy. • Grants Pass

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Enter the East side ( Williams Hwy ) of the LDS Church Building facing South Middle School
There is plenty of parking.

Current Programs:

January 9th 1:30  - DNA and How It Helps in Family History Research

February 13 1:30 Part II  DNA and How It Helps In Family History Research

March 13th - Bob James Moving data from Ancestry to Family Search and Visa-Versa

Moving Data Handout    Moving Data Chart   Make a Gedcom from Ancestry

April 10th - Bev Wellington - Sourcing - Researching to Verify Collateral Family lines

The Family History center will be closed May 8th. through May 11th for repairs

and will reopen on May  15th.

May 8th - 50th Anniversary meeting at Tap Rock Northwest Grill 11:30 - 2PM 

Buffet Luncheon - door prizes - surprise speakers

 Reservations suggested

June 12th - Genetic Genealogy -presented by Donna Rae Hays

1:30 - 3PM

July 14th - 4th & G Streets Yard Sale Fundraiser

6am until 1pm

August 14th - Countryside Village - Potluck Luncheon/Show & Tell

September 8th - Free Genealogy Workshop Family History Center 12Noon - 4PM

1969 Williams Hwy GP - in the Family History Center - Harbeck side of the building

September 11th - "Paper & Spit"  a presentation by Don Anderson

at the Bear Hotel/ 2101

January 8th 2019

Board of Directors meeting 11:30-1:15pm

Tell Us A Story - 5-10 minute genealogy stories

presented by members

February 12, 2019 - 1:30 

Back by Popular Demand  - Andrea Dougan

Analyzing handwriting - What handwriting really says


Previous Programs (2015):

Tuesday May 12th - You and the DAR 

Tuesday April 14th  - Writing Your Life Story - Part II

Tuesday June 9th - Field trip to Jackson County Genealogy Library operated by the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society - 3405 S. Pacific Hwy Medford.

Saturday July 25 - Yard Sale - 6th at E Streets in Grants Pass - 8-2PM

Tuesday August 11- Pot Luck Picnic - Reinhard Volunteer Park Grants Pass - 11-2 PM

Tuesday September 8- Guest Speaker Chuck Stobing - Using the Computer to Conduct Family History Research.

Tuesday October 11 - Tour the Josephine Community Library in Grants Pass - Learn about the genealogy related books and tours available at the library. The tour starts at 1:30. A board meeting and report from the nominating commited takes place in the Ben Bones Room of the Library at 12:30. ( 200 NW C Street Grants Pass )

Tuesday November 10 - General Meeting - elections of Officers for 2016 - Guest Speaker - Chuck Stobing
BACKUP, BACKUP, BACKUP starts at 1:30.

Tuesday December 8 - Annual Christmas Luncheon, installation of officers for 2016. TapRock Northwest Grill
6th Street at the Caveman Bridge 11:30 - 3 PM

Tuesday January 12 1:30 - 3PM  -History Shakespeare & DNA   - a puzzle solved

If anyone has handouts for the above or other workshops,
please email them to Celeste at

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