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The primary purpose of the French-Canadian Heritage Society of California (FCHSC) is to foster an interest in our common French-Canadian, Acadian, and French heritage by researching our ancestors and helping others research theirs.  FCHSC is affiliated with the Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS), whose Family Research Library houses one of the largest collections of French-Canadian and Acadian genealogical materials in the United States.

Fall Meeting October 23

We invite you to attend our Fall Meeting on Sunday, October 23, 2016, when we will once again celebrate our French heritage with food, fun, and comaraderie.

“French-Canadian DNA Update”

The morning session will include a discussion of French-Canadian DNA given by Alice Fairhurst. A handout describing some known genetic conditions specific to persons having French-Canadian heritage will be distributed to attendees. A Q&A session will follow.

Potluck luncheon

A potluck luncheon will be held at noon. Please bring a dish to pass.

On-site Research Using FCHSC Resources

During the afternoon meeting attendees can tale advantage of our French-Canadian Research Team's extensive experience and make use of the library's in house and online resources. Access to the subscription databases PRDH and Généalogie Québec will be open to all who attend.

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Meeting Info:

Sunday, October 23, 2016
10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504-2408

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars with the date of the Spring 2017 FCHSC meeting:

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Spring Meeting will be held at:
SCGS Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408

Member benefit: Online Access to the PRDH and Généalogie Québec at the SCGS Library

Online access to the PRDH and to Généalogie Québec is available to SCGS members at the SCGS Family Research Library. Three library computers have been configured with subscription-level access to these outstanding registers of 17th-19th century French-Canadian populations. Why not become a member of SCGS and take advantage of these unique databases?

Information: fchsc@scgsgenealogy.com or 818-843-7247 - Public welcome!