Submitted by Deb McNaughton: Member since 2016
Submitted by Deb McNaughton: Member since 2016
This is a photo of my mother, Elizabeth London (1920-2015), in 1945. She was a Corporal in the Women's Army Corps during WWII and taught pilots how to fly using instruments. Here she is in a Link Trainer flight simulator. She always said serving in the WAC was one of the best times of her life.

Our Meetings and Events

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General Meetings
These evening meetings feature a guest presenter on a genealogy topic and are free to both members and the public. Until further notice, our meetings will be held via Zoom. 
  • Time and Date: 6:30 – 8 p.m. 2nd Thursday of January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November
  • Address: LDS Building 1360 Alberta Way, Concord 
Research Meetings 
These evening meetings provide opportunities to do research using databases at the Concord Family History Center and to get help from knowledgeable mentors. These meetings are free to both members and the public. Until further notice, these meetings are suspended. 
  • Time and Date: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 2nd Thursday of February, October
  • Address: Concord Family History Center, 3700 Concord Blvd, Concord
Monday Morning Roundtable
This is a group that gets together to discuss genealogy research and to help each other in their various efforts. It meets at the home of member, Susan Swindell. Until further notice, this meeting is being held via Zoom on a weekly basis. 
  • Time and Date: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 2nd Monday of each month
  • Location: Contact Susan Swindell at for more information and her address.  
Annual Fall Seminar
This popular all-day event, held in October, features a professional from the genealogy field who conducts a deep-dive into a broad topic of interest. A raffle and book sale are part of the event. The seminar is open both to members and the public. It is fee-based with members charged a reduced rate. In 2020, this event will be held as a webinar over two days. See the special CCCGS Fall Webinar page for more information. 
Descendants Newsletter
Our monthly newsletter, Descendants, is published ten times per year (not in August and December) and is included with every membership. You must be a member to receive or have access to the newsletter located in the Members Only section of this site. Feedback, ideas and suggestions for the newsletter are welcomed at

Upcoming Events
January 14
"Did I Get Everything? Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research" With Thomas MacEntee - Webinar
Find out how to identify gaps in your genealogy research that will allow you to move to the next level. Levels include using genealogy networks, online and offline resources, and crafting a genealogy ...

February 11
"Think Like an Archivist: Libraries and Archives for Genealogy" With Nancy Loe - Zoom Webinar
This webinar will help you locate genealogy resources in libraries and archives worldwide using online archival portals and digital aids. You will learn how archival materials are prepared for researchers and discover ...

March 11
"Creative Hypothesis Development for Complex Genealogical Problems" With Dr. Jan Joyce - Webinar
Discover how to crack your more complex genealogy cases by developing theories that will open up your thinking and lead to success. Click here to register for this webinar. After ...

April 8
"Review of DNA Testing Company Differences and Tools" With Mark McLaren - Zoom Webinar
What are the best DNA testing companies on the market? Why do results differ between them? Mark McLaren will look at the various companies for DNA analysis and share the ...

May 13
CCCGS Annual Business Meeting and "Show & Tell" - Zoom Meeting
Our annual business meeting where we introduce and install the new members of the board. It is followed by our popular Show & Tell where meeting participants share genealogical ...