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 19,000 volumes. You can access the H.B. library system by clicking on Huntington Beach Public Library.


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.

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News

04/13/14 - The May Newsletter is now available!

05/03/14 - OCCGS General Meeting! Guest Speakers: Joel Weintraub and Hal Horrocks

04/03/14 - Civil War Project: 35 new "H" veterans added.

Become a Member

The Orange County California Genealogical Society general membership meeting is held the first Saturday of each month (except June and December). Learn more about membership...

 


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Contact OCCGS:

Orange County California Genealogical Society
c/o Huntington Beach Central Library
7111 Talbert Avenue
Huntington Beach, California 92648

(714) 536-5549

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