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Welcome to our website!
We are located in the high desert of California,
about 25 miles north of Palm Springs.
Our mission is to teach correct and
accurate research of your family.
We wish you success as you explore this
most rewarding hobby.

Membership in the Society is open to all those
who are interested in these fields who will abide by the Society's stated
policies. Annual membership dues are $15.00 per individual or $20.00 per
family. Visitors are always welcome at all meetings. The Society's
general membership meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month (except
July and August, with a special activity in December). The Society's
Computer Users in Genealogy (CUG) group meetings are held on the second Tuesday
of each month of the year. (Twelve Months)

Mailing address is:

GSMB
PO Box 234
Yucca Valley,CA 92286

The Society's governing body consists of five
officers elected by the general membership attending the May meeting. The
Board conducts the general business of the Society and the Board meetings are
open to all members. All special business is taken before the general
membership for their vote and approval.


Executive Board 2015 - 2016


President... Ed Johnson
Vice President... Jeff Teeter
Secretary... Sharon Schwartzkopf
Treasurer... Denise Quinlan
Parliamentarian... Wolf van der Grinten


The Society year begins July 1st
and ends the following June 30th

The Society maintains a reference
library collection of more than 490 genealogical research books that are housed
in the Yucca Valley Branch of the San Bernardino County Library system, located
at 57098 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA.

Library Hours

Monday thru Wednesday: 11:00am to 7:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am to 6:00pm

Friday: CLOSED

Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm

The collection contains more than 490 titles in books (click on "Library" above for a complete listing),
periodicals and current news letters. Members of the
Society and the public are able to do basic research in the local area using
handbooks, manuals, indices and guides on many subjects relating to family
history and genealogical research. Interlibrary loans make it possible to
obtain and use materials from larger libraries and other institutions.


The Yucca Valley Family History Center
is located across the street from the Yucca Valley High school at
56885 Onaga Trail at the corner of Sage Avenue in Yucca Valley. It is housed in
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The Family History Center
is open to the public for research. Use of on-site materials and computers
are free and the staff is available to assist in their use.

Family History Center Hours

Tuesday:(first, fourth, & fifth) by appointment

Wednesday: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Thursday: 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am to 3:00pm

For information during the hours
the Center is open, call (760) 369-7430. Enter the parking lot off Sage
Avenue and drive around the building to the west parking area.

All Family History Centers are
part of the world famous Family History Library system located in
Salt Lake City, Utah.