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Archives in Northern California

 
Sacramento Archives has produced a virtual crawl of
many archives collections in Northern California.
 
Visit the various locations through their Facebook link
or their YouTube channel
 
Be sure to see Root Cellar's video!
 




Volunteers Needed


Root Cellar is an all-volunteer organization.  To provide the events that are enjoyed by members and the public we need the support of Root Cellar's membership.  Please consider stepping up to assist us in our efforts.


Special Interest Groups and Workshops


                                     Now offered through Zoom
Are you new to genealogy?
or
Are you a "seasoned" genealogist but are plagued by pesky "brick walls"?
 
Our daytime workshops and special interest groups ("SIGS") may be just what you need to further your research efforts.  If you haven't done so before now, consider participating with one or more of the following:
  • Daytime workshops - 3rd Wednesdays from 1-3PM
  • Genealogical Book Club meets every other month on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November, from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Family Tree Maker SIG - 3rd Thursdays from 11:30AM - 1:30PM
  • Legacy and Flip Pal Support Group - 4th Thursdays from 10:00AM - 1:00PM  No meetings June-July-August.
 
For more information on these resources, click on the "Meetings" link of the "Home" menu option at left, or scroll down the list of meetings at right.


Thursday, Mar. 11th
We’re Related to George Washington? Proving (or Disproving) Family Stories
Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA, will present We're Related to George Washington?  Proving (or Disproving) Family Stories. I have them and you have them. In fact, we all have them, that story about our family’s brush with greatness. Maybe you’re related to Jesse James, or your ancestor was on the Titanic, or you’re descended ...
Wednesday, Mar. 17th
Colonial Irish - Ulster to America
Join us for an overview of Scotch-Irish history with an emphasis on their immigration to America, including migration patterns during and after the colonial period.   Click "Learn More" below for Zoom log-in instructions.  
Thursday, Mar. 18th
Family Tree Maker SIG (3rd Thursday)
Informal presentations, problem solving, hands-on demonstrations, question and answer sessions. This SIG (special interest group) will address both Macintosh and Windows versions of the software. Meets 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month on the Zoom platform until the pandemic is over.
Thursday, Mar. 25th
Family Tree Maker SIG (4th Thursday)
Informal presentations, problem solving, hands-on demonstrations, question and answer sessions. This SIG (special interest group) will address both Macintosh and Windows versions of the software. Meets 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month on the Zoom platform until the pandemic is over.
Thursday, Apr. 1st
Online Monthly Board Meeting
The monthly RC Board meeting will be held via Zoom online video conferencing due to the coronavirus.  The Board meeting will be led by Diane Maltase, President.  The agenda includes officer and committee reports, old and new business, along with other topics.  If a member wishes to attend the Board meeting as a ...