The Chinese Family History Group of Southern California (CFHGSC) is a special interest group of the Southern California Genealogical Society. Our membership is comprised of individuals who are seeking to learn about their family histories in a warm, friendly and welcoming community of like-minded researchers.
Focuses on Hispanic research in the American Southwest & Mexico, including the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, & Texas. Lectures, research days, books, genealogical writers group, & networking.
The society has conducted programs detailing the Marranos of the Spanish Inquisition, the history of the Shanghai Jews who were refugees from Europe fleeing Hitler; the California gold rush and the impact on Jewish society.
The early Hispanic settlers of Alta California were called Californios or Californianos. Los Californianos was organized by their descendants to preserve the Hispanic heritage of Alta California (history, music, culture, infrastructure, etc.) and to help other descendants compile their Hispanic genealogy.
Dedicated to the preservation of the memory of those who lost their lives in the Mountain Meadows Massacre and the preservation of all sites associated with the Baker-Fancher Wagon Train. Our members are from both sides of the event and have come together for understanding and forgiveness.
The Native Daughters of the Golden West is a fraternal and patriotic organization instituted in 1886. Dedicated to preserving California history, we have a library and archives in our NDGW home in San Francisco, California. Our Roster of California Pioneers and index contains over 35,000 biographical entries of people who were born or present in the state prior to 1870.
Online searchable database of over 33,000 pioneers. The Native Daughters of the Golden West maintain a permanent record of information concerning California Pioneers who resided or were born in California before December 31, 1869.