Clallam County Genealogical Society
402 E Lauridsen Blvd,  Port Angeles, Washington 98362
360-417-5000
Tue - Fri 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
 
Ancestor hunters since 1981


We are now a FamilySearch Affiliate!

 
CCGS Research Center now a FamilySearch Affiliate!
This is great news for our Society and genealogy researchers!  When you come into the CCGS Research Center and use our computers to access FamilySearch.org, you will have increased access to records previously only available at a Family History Center.  Come in and see what you can find!
 
2019 CCGS EDUCATION PROGRAM SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:
Nona Halvorsen, Education Coordinator

1st   Saturday                          Monthly Meeting
2nd  Saturday                          Genealogy Brain Trust – BRICK WALLS
3rd   Saturday                          Genealogy Brain Trust – Variety of topics
4th   Saturday                          Learning Series
Every Wednesday                   Genealogy Brain Trust – Variety of topics

Genealogy Brain Trust: Members helping members by discussing, sharing examples of what they have done or learning things hands-on together.
 
Information about the three Classes and Workshop held the 4th Saturday of the month:

Dates: October 26, and November 23
Time: Open house begins at noon. The class will convene at 12:30pm

Description:
This is primarily a class for those who are beginning their ancestral search. It will include a lecture followed by a workshop. (Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop computer if they have one.) There will be “homework” assignments to advance your research.

Session II
Using Census Records to record the when and where of our ancestors

Session III
Timelines to put your family into a historical context. Finding other resources.

 


NEW LINKS ADDED:  HOW TO PRESERVE AND CONSERVE RECORDS
Open to the public, our collection of over 3,100 books covers the United States and the world.  Members can check out materials from the separate lending library.  The computer room provides access to a variety of subscription databases, such as Ancestry and Fold3.  Click on Research LINKS to take you to LibraryThing, or click on Library/Archives, and then click on LibraryThing.  This takes you to our library catalog.  
Our Research Center is staffed by volunteers who can help with your project.  For a donation, our researcher will do it for you. 
Member benefits  include discounts on seminars, research, and a subscription to our quarterly newsletter.
 
Pioneer family files, early family files, Native American census, school census, early vital records, probate abstracts, and county histories will interest Clallam County researchers.  Go to Local Records to view and to print indexes. 
 
 


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Donations
 
Click on our PayPal link on the left column and our donations link will appear in small blue letters directly under the upper case PAYPAL or click on DONATE to go DIRECTLY. Use the drop down box to choose operating fund or pay down the mortgage.  Every gift goes to keeping the lights on in our  Center which provides resources for family history researchers.  We are all volunteers.
 


November 23
Genealogy Learning Series - Session 3 (4th Saturday)
Session III Timelines to put your family into a historical context. Finding other resources.   Taught by Roberta Griset, our ...
December 7
Christmas Gathering
SAVE THE DATE Details are coming.
January 5
Holiday Potluck
TENTATIVE DATE AND DETAILS: We are starting off 2020 with a potluck party. Bring a favorite dish to share. The ...