Gary Fredericksen

Gary Fredericksen is the President of the Sun City Palm Desert Genealogy Club, the newsletter editor for the Palm Springs Genealogical Society and a frequent presenter at Southern California genealogy societies. He is also a genealogy teacher in the College of the Desert Learning in Retirement Program. He retired in 2005 as Vice President for Student Affairs at Cal Poly Pomona after 35 years in the California State University System.

August 4, 2018

11:00 AM - Researching Places

Explore the power of moving yourself to the time and place of your ancestors. Find the value of knowing more about the places where your ancestors lived, why they lived there and learn some new ways of finding this information.


12:30 PM - Source Citations Made Easy

Keeping track of where we find things and how we know different facts is a challenge. Many of us don't start doing this until it is too late or at least much more difficult. Learn the easy ways to do this and improve your research.


Speaker Handouts can be found in OCCGS Member's Only section on the Handouts page.


General Meetings

Visitors are welcome at our General Membership Meetings! Join us and learn more about OCCGS!

Contact OCCGS:

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

(714) 536-5549