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Welcome to the Clark County Genealogical Society. The CCGS was founded by Margaretta Zimmerman and fourteen of her friends in 1972, and is a volunteer run organization dedicated to encourage, foster, educate, and organize activities related to genealogy. Whether you have Clark County connections or not, we invite you to join us in exploring your family history.

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Genealogical Databases at CCGS Library

American Ancestors

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Apr. General Meeting
Speaker: Pam Vestal
Topic: Researching Female Ancestors
Description: Click here
Location: Clark County Historical Museum
1511 Main St., Vancouver
When: April 23, 7-9 PM

May Spring Seminar
Speakers: Dale Deatherage, Pam Vestal, Lisa McCulloch
Topic: CSI Genealogy - Using the Best Tools to Uncover Your Family Story
Location: Clark County Historical Museum
1511 Main St., Vancouver
When: May 4, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
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Did You Know?
CCGS sponsors free group viewing of Legacy Family Tree Webinars (web-based seminars on genealogical topics.) Check the schedule at the Legacy Webinar website or on the CCGS Events calendar and join us at 717 Grand Blvd.
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