Welcome to OCCGS!

The Orange County California Genealogical Society (established in 1963) is a non-profit, educational organization in Huntington Beach with 400 members. Read more...


Larry Naukam

February 1, 2020

10:00 AM - Lions and Tigers and Blogs, Oh, My! Using blogs, podcasts and other sources to expand your genealogical knowledge.

11:15 AM - Land Records and using them to build a place history of where your family lived.

Learn more about Larry and the topics he will be presenting...




OCCGS is proud to present...

Paul Woodbury

Saturday March 7, 2020

Research Team Lead for
Legacy Tree Genealogists

Learn more about this year's
BASH and Book Faire...


Beginning Genealogy - February 3, 2020

Our FREE Beginning Genealogy Class is held the first Monday of each month except January and December. When a holiday falls on the first Monday, the class date will change to the second Monday of that 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....

  •  Learn more about it...


    OCCGS Calendar

    02/01/2020: General Meeting/ Speaker: Larry Naukam
    02/03/2020: Bgn Genealogy
    03/02/2020: Bgn Genealogy
    03/07/2020: BASH & Book Faire with Paul Woodbury
    04/04/2020: General Meeting/ Speaker: Colleen Fitzpatrick
    04/06/2020: Bgn Genealogy

    See the entire Calendar

    SAVE THESE 2020 DATES

    Saturday March 7, 2020
    BASH with Paul Woodbury

    Saturday August 15, 2020
    Dinner Event with
    Daniel Horowitz

    Saturday October 3, 2020
    DNA Day with Blaine Bettinger

    Recent Updates

    01/17/20 - Speaker Handouts: for the February meeting.

    01/17/20 - Member Roster - January

    01/07/20 - Calendar

    01/04/20 - The January Newsletter has been posted!

    01/01/20 - Recent Accessions

    12/23/19 - Civil War Project: Interred in OC.

    12/13/19 - Speaker Bio: Larry Naukam


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    Contact OCCGS:

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

    General Information: info@occgs.com

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