Welcome to OCCGS!

OCCGS is proud to present...

A Day with
Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa will be presenting four exciting topics:

Click here for a list of Door Prizes and Opportunity Drawings at the BASH!

Open to the public are the annual OCCGS Book Faire and Free Beginners Class! Click below for more information.

OCCGS Genealogy BASH and Book Faire Information

Printable BASH Information Flyer


Only a few rooms are left for the
OCCGS 30th Annual Salt Lake City Research Seminar!

OCCGS invites you to attend our 30th Annual Research Seminar at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, April 17 - April 24, 2016. Spend 6 days and 7 nights with experienced researchers from OCCGS and staff genealogists at the Library. Tour includes accommodations at Salt Lake Plaza hotel (next to the FHL), workshops, speakers, Monday Night Banquet and Sunday Brunch, plus daily help while at the Family History Library.

Information and 2016 Reservation Form.


Beginning Genealogy

Our FREE Beginning Genealogy Class is held the first Monday of each month!
HB Central Library ~ 7:00 PM ~ Balboa Room Learn how to:

  • Properly research your family's history
  • Trace your ancestors using census records
  • Organize your research using genealogy software
  • Research the internet to find your ancestors
  • And much more....
  • Next class: February 1st @ 7:00 PM

    OCCGS Calendar

    02/06/2016 - OCCGS General Meeting! Speakers: Joan Lowrey and Joan Rambo

    03/05/16 - OCCGS Bash and Book Faire, with Speaker Lisa Louise Cook

    03/07/2016 - Beginning Genealogy

    04/17/16 - OCCGS 30th Annual Salt Lake Research Seminar

    See the entire Calendar

    Recent Updates

    02/05/16 - At the BASH: Take a look at the list of Door Prizes and Opportunity Drawings!

    01/16/16 - The February Newsletter is now available!

    01/08/16 - Calendar

    01/08/16 - The Member's Roster as of 1/2/2016 is now available for Members Only.


    Visit the OCCGS Affiliates page to learn more about supporting OCCGS!


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    Contact OCCGS:

    Orange County California Genealogical Society
    c/o Huntington Beach Central Library
    7111 Talbert Avenue
    Huntington Beach, California 92648

    (714) 536-5549

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