Welcome to OCCGS!
The Orange County California Genealogical Society (established in 1963) is a non-profit, educational organization in Huntington Beach with 400 members. Its purpose is to collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge and information in regards to genealogy and related historical, biographical and heraldic data. It strives to instill and promote interest and instruction in genealogical research. OCCGS provides full maintenance and development of the Genealogy Collection housed at the Huntington Beach Central Library (lower level), which now contains over 20,000 volumes. You can access the H.B. library system by clicking on Huntington Beach Public Library.
Don't forget... the September 5th meeting is going to focus on Brick Wall Presentations. Submit your "Brick Wall" to Linda Serna by July 15th (or mail it to Linda Serna by July 1st. Read more on the Member's Only homepage.
Saddleback Ancestors II, Rancho Families of Orange County California
Saddleback Ancestors is designed to acquaint the reader with the families of the Spanish, Mexican, and American immigrants who between 1769 and 1869 established themselves on the ranchos at the foot of the mountain "Old Saddleback" in the geographical area later to become Orange County.