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

Orange County California
Genealogical Society

Febuary 5th
Free Webinar

Ari Wilkins

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email
containing information about joining the meeting.

10:00 am - Brief Welcome & Announcements: Kristi Sexton, OCCGS President
10:10 am - Beginning African American Genealogy
11:15 am - Researching African Americans in Census Records

Learn more about Ari Wilkins and webinar topics

Volunteer Opportunities

With the library opening back up and visitors coming in to view our collection and do research in person, we have need of new volunteers. Some of these jobs can be done remotely (marked). Training is available for ALL positions. Learn more about our volunteer positions!


The new membership application is live!

An email has been sent with instructions to logon, update your member profile information and to renew your membership if it has expired. Changes have been made to the top menu, Members Only to add drop-down options to Login, Logout, and Signup or Renew. On the right side of the home page, there are links to Login and Signup. For more information read the Member Instructions.

Please send questions regarding the application to webmaster@occgs.com or questions regarding your membership to membership@occgs.com. Enjoy!

OCCGS Calendar

02/05/2022: General Meeting/ Speaker: Ari Wilkins

03/05/2022: BASH 2022 with
D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS

3/22-29/2022: 34th Annual Salt Lake City Trip

04/02/2022: General Meeting/ Speaker: TBA

05/07/2022: General Meeting/ Speaker: Colleen Robledo Greene

06/04/2022: General Meeting/ Speaker: Gena Ortega

See the entire Calendar

Recent Updates

1/25/22 - Member Roster January 25, 2022

01/14/22 - 9th Annual BASH 2022 with D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS

01/09/22 - Calendar

01/09/22 - Speaker Webinars: Rich Venezia

01/05/22 - Speaker Handouts: Rich Venezia

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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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