General Meeting – Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 10:00 AM

1901 S 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA 98903

Ellen Allmendinger will be speaking on “Institutional Records”.

Writers’ Group – SIG – Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

1901 S 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA 98903

YVGS Yard Sale – Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 16, 17, 18, 2022

Time:  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

1901 S 12th Avenue, Union Gap, WA 98903

Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Donated Photos

YVGS received several years ago (2006) genealogical materials that include pictures, correspondence, deeds, etc from a house in Seattle that was going to be demolished.

Items received by YVGS include the following names, items, etc. If this is your family please contact me: ericksensue@gmail.com

A F Foltz, Seattle; Jack Lindsley; Burchett, Harry J, b.1889; Frank Lary, Wenatchee; Higgins family: Lewis Lee & Phoebe Davis Higgins; Deeds: John Ross, Wenatchee; John Kempfer; 1886 Phillip Miller Kittitas County; Northern Pacific Railroad 1901.

If unclaimed photos will be sent to Dead Fred.

Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Foreign Census Records

Yakima Valley Genealogical Society

Upcoming events:

Writers’ Group (in person special interest group)
When: Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Where: 1901 S 12th Avenue, Union Gap, Washington (509-248-1328)

YVGS General Meeting (in person)
When: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, Washington (509-248-1328)

Program – Foreign Census Records
Presenter – Kathleen Sizer

You have crossed the pond. Now what? Come learn about foreign census records. Not all countries took censuses and you don’t want to waste time looking for records that don’t exist. Come learn what is available and how to find the census records. Handouts of sources will be available.


Yakima Valley Genealogical Society April Meeting

Yakima Valley Genealogical Society  

General Meeting – April 2, 2022, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (in person), 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA  

 Program – Allen County Public Library Genealogical Center and the Periodical Source Index  Presenter – Richard Kyle    The Allen County Public Library (ACPL) is the second largest genealogical library in the country with over 1,000,000 items on the shelf. The APCL website offers research help and digital access to an extremely large amount of records and books that may not be readily available anywhere else. It also houses a huge collection of genealogical periodicals, newsletters and bulletins, some dating back into the 1800’s. The Periodical Source Index (PERSI) is an article index to this MASSIVE collection. PERSI used to be on a pay site. It has moved home and is now free to use. Come and learn how to use these resources.