Sunday, May 1, 2016

Oakland Family History Center Research Trip

Genealogical Society of Stanislaus County

Trip to Oakland Family History Center

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

 The Oakland (California) Regional Family History Center is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California, with over 9,000 volumes of books, periodicals, family histories, city and county histories, city directories, plus over 37,000 reels of microfilm and 9,000 microfiche containing millions of local vital records and historical census data from all over the world.   

If you would like to register, please contact Cleda Lane at 209-577-2289.

There is no cost for entrance into the Family History Center.

Please stay posted for more details on the price for transportation to and from the Library, which will be included as per your trip registration with The Stanislaus County Genealogical Society.

The Oakland, California Family History Center's website is www.fhcoakland.org

 Unique Resources:
    
The Oakland California Family History Center has several resources of local interest. These resources include the following:   

* Alameda County Obituary Card File 1985-2002 -  An alphabetical card file containing more than 35,000 obituaries clipped from Alameda County newspapers (95 % from the "Alameda Times Star")

*California Mission Records - Microfilmed copies of original mission records dating from the 1770s to the early 1900s 

*Growing Collection of California County Vital Records, Deed and Probate Indexes 

*Growing Collection of Church Records from the Azores 

*Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths from Tonga - These typescript copies of vital records in Tonga date from the late 1860's to 1942

You can also get more information at the Family Search Catalog:

ONLINE CATALOG

The CATALOG of the Oakland FamilySearch Library is located at familysearch.org>Search>Catalog  
Under “Search these Family History Centers” select Oakland California FamilySearch Library 
The catalog allows patrons to:

Search by Places, Surnames, Titles, Authors, Subjects or Keywords

Broaden a search to other local Family History Centers, to what is available online or to the holdings of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City

Have a direct link to the growing collection of online resources at FamilySearch.org and elsewhere






   

Saturday, April 30, 2016

May 2016 General Meeting

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF STANISLAUS COUNTY

GENERAL MEETING

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 7:00 P.M.

Beverly Graham: Preserving Your Genealogical Documents

TRINITY UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
TELLE CENTER
1600 CARVER ROAD MODESTO, CA 95350


 Have you ever asked yourself how to preserve the various Genealogical documents, photographs, and other items we have collected in our research? Or even how and what to save? Beverly Graham, a member of GSSC and past President, will be giving us a broader knowledge of how to archive and preserve our documents, photographs, and many other Genealogical finds with a wonderful product, Archival Mist.  

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Special Collections Room Open House

Genealogical Society of Stanislaus County

Special Collections Room Open House

Located at the Stanislaus County Library, Downtown Modesto

Saturday, April 2, 2016 

10:00A.M. until 3:00P.M. 

Come into our Special Collections Room. Have a look around. Ask questions.
See what Resources we have available to you.

Special Collections Room Power Point Presentation

Please checkout our Power Point Presentation on our Special Collections holdings at the main branch of the Stanislaus County Library.

Simply click on the link and follow the directions to download the presentation.

Monday, February 22, 2016

March's Meeting

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF STANISLAUS COUNTY
GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, March 15, 2015
Program begins at
7:00 PM
TRINITY UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
TELLE CENTER
1600 CARVER ROAD 
MODESTO CA

Stephen Morse of One-Step Webpages will return to share more knowledge about various genealogical tools.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

February's Meeting

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF STANISLAUS COUNTY
GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, February 16, 2015
Souper Supper @ 6:oo p.m.
Program begins at
7:00 PM
TRINITY UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
TELLE CENTER
1600 CARVER ROAD 
MODESTO CA

  Program:  "What War Did Your Ancestors Fight?", Millie Starr, speaker