Yakima Valley Genealogical Society

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Yakima Valley Genealogical Society is dedicated to helping genealogists and family historians research their roots. We have members who can help you get started on this wonderful journey of discovery that we call genealogy.

Our research library has a large and growing collection of genealogically related materials that will provide useful information on locating your  ancestors.

We hold monthly meetings, an annual spring seminar and a fall workshop with topics beneficial to your research. There are spring and summer genealogy classes for beginners and intermediate researchers.

Use the menu to the left to learn about YVGS and the resources that are available to help you.

Upcoming Events
03/05/2016 - 10:00 am
General Meeting & Program
Program:  Check This Out: Book Report for unusual or overlooked resources in our library Website Cruising: New or unusual websites to help you with your research. Family Search Wiki presented by Richard Kyle.
04/02/2016 - 8:30 am
Annual Spring Seminar
Speaker: Kelvin Meyers   A fifth-generation Texan and professional forensic genealogist since 1990, Kelvin is a frequent speaker to genealogical societies and family associations throughout the United States. As a graduate of Texas Tech University with a history major, Kelvin is an avid research-historian. After being employed for ten years ...
05/07/2016 - 10:00 am
General Meeting & Program
Programn to be announced.