Genealogy Basics Special Interest Group

2nd Wednesday each month, at 10:00 am PDT
Online via Zoom Meeting
Join one of the SCCHGS genealogy consultants to learn tips, tools, techniques and resources to help further your genealogy research. Here are some of the upcoming topics:
  • Jul 28th - Tour of Fold3 (US military records database)
  • No meeting in August
  • Sep  8th - Genealogy education and tools (webinars, podcasts, Snag-it, Session Buddy and more)
  • Oct 13th - TBD
  • Nov 10th - TBD
  • Dec  8th - Immigration & Naturalization
If you need help with your genealogy, whether it’s getting started or overcoming obstacles, send an email to and a consultant will contact you.

Register for the SIG

Click here to register. You only need to register once. The same link is used for all occurrences of this SIG.


To participate in a Zoom meeting, you need a device with a microphone. A desktop computer, laptop or tablet work best. A smart phone can suffice although it may be hard to see the slides on the screen.

Click here to join a Zoom test meeting to get your device ready to attend a Zoom meeting. A small piece of software may need to be downloaded.