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Renew Your Membership

Join us for another outstanding year of great programs. The new membership year starts October 1. And it's easy to renew your $25 membership online by using the button above to login to our website. Or mail a check to Root Cellar - SGS, P.O. Box 265, Citrus Heights, CA 95611-0265. Complete the membership application, print it, and send it with your payment to the address on the form. If you have already renewed, thank you for your continued support. 

In the Spotlight

 
GENEALOGY LECTURE SERIES
Presented by Glenda Lloyd
 
Members Only - Registration Required. Instructor Glenda Lloyd will present one-hour lectures on genealogical research topics followed by Q&A sessions. This series of four lectures is a free members-only event.  

Dates: Thursdays in October
Time: 10-11 am PDT
Place: In-person at the Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Drive, Citrus Heights AND via Zoom. Registration required whether you attend in person or via Zoom. All members will receive a registration link via email.

CLASSES:
6 Oct - Planning a Research Trip
13 Oct - Courthouse Research
20 Oct - Finding Hidden Treasures in Archives, Libraries & Historical Societies
27 Oct - BLM Land Records


The Crawl is back with the traditional in-person visits to the four archives listed below. View the collection of ephemera, photographs, manuscripts, and artifacts that highlight the Sacramento region's legacy in food and agricultural production. Preview displays and share the upcoming event with friends by going to:

 https://www.facebook.com/sacarchivescrawl


WhenSaturday October 1, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: California State Archives (1020 O St), California State Library (900 N St), Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd) and Sacramento Room, Central Library (828 I St)
CostFree


 

Special Interest Groups and Workshops

Are you new to genealogy?
or
Are you a "seasoned" genealogist plagued by pesky "brick walls"?
 
Our workshops and special interest groups ("SIGS") may be just what you need to further your research efforts.  If you haven't done so before now, consider participating with one or more of the following:
  • Root Cellar Genealogy Workshop - 3rd Wednesdays from 1-3PM
  • Family Tree Maker SIG - 3rd & 4th Thursdays from 11:30AM - 1:30PM
  • Genealogical Book Club meets every other month on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November, from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
For more information on these resources, click on the "Meetings" link of the "Home" menu option at left, or scroll down the list of meetings at right.

BOD Meetings

The monthly Board of Directors meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month from 10am to 12pm. Any member of our Society is welcome to attend. To receive a meeting invitation, please email our President at info@rootcellar.org at least three days before the meeting. 

Geni-Gram is our monthly newsletter. It's chock-full of information about our Society and local meetings and events, as well as topics of genealogical interest.   
 


 

Thursday, Oct. 6th
Genealogy Lecture presented by Glenda Lloyd
TOPIC:  Planning a Research Trip Speaker Glenda Lloyd will present a one hour lecture on a popular genealogical research topic followed by a question and answer session. This is a free members-only event. The lecture will be held in-person at Sylvan Community Center AND via Zoom. Registration is required. All Root Cellar members ...
Thursday, Oct. 13th
Genealogy Lecture presented by Glenda Lloyd
TOPIC:  Courthouse Research Speaker Glenda Lloyd will present a one hour lecture on a popular genealogical research topic followed by a question and answer session. This is a free members-only event. The lecture will be held in-person at Sylvan Community Center AND via Zoom. Registration is required. All Root Cellar members will be emailed a ...
Thursday, Oct. 13th
Murder and Consequences: A Family Story presented by Ronald V. Gilmore
This is a one-hour presentation of a family tragedy wherein two female family members were found guilty of murder and sentenced to death circa 1841 in northern England. Details of the initial research into this saga is presented as we follow the life of one of the women who is transported to ...
Wednesday, Oct. 19th
Root Cellar's Daytime Workshop
LET'S TALK CEMETERY  Cemetery research is an important part of genealogy research. And you know, it's just so interesting! So Let's Talk Cemetery with Dian Price. Bring your stories to share and join us for a discussion about cemeteries, Find A Grave, Using Dowsing Rods to Find Burials, Forensic Dogs used by the ...
Thursday, Oct. 20th
Genealogy Lecture presented by Glenda Lloyd
TOPIC:  Finding Hidden Treasures in Archives, Libraries, and Historical Societies Speaker Glenda Lloyd will present a one hour lecture on a popular genealogical research topic followed by a question and answer session. This is a free members-only event. The lecture will be held in-person at Sylvan Community Center AND via Zoom. Registration is required. All ...