Bend Genealogical Society, Deschutes County, Oregon

Bend Genealogical Society

Deschutes County, Oregon

Monthly Programs

•  Third Tuesday of each month, September through May, unless indicated otherwise.

•  Every month, there is a genealogical topic with a special speaker.

•  Click Speakers to see what’s scheduled for the 2017/18 year at Williamson Hall, 2200 NE Hwy 20, Bend, OR 97701.

Genealogy Mentoring

Have Questions? Try BGS Mentoring.

•  At Genealogy Mentoring, you will work on your own genealogy question one-on-one with a BGS mentor.

•  You don’t have to be a Society member to take advantage of this opportunity. There is no cost.

•  Click Genealogy Mentoring to check out the dates & find the Hands-On Genealogy information form to register for a mentoring session.

Research Trip
to Salt Lake City


Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2017


Join us for 5 days of research at the LDS Family History Library, the largest genealogical library in the world, and a Sunday to rest, relax and explore Salt Lake City.

BGS has a group rate (double rooms) at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, which is right next door to the Library. It’s a very short walk between the library and hotel. The BGS group rate at the hotel is a big savings!

Availability is limited. Contact Nancy Noble at (541) 593-3585 (or email: for details, costs and to reserve your spot for the trip.

Spring Seminar

April 21, 2018





Presentations by

Amy Johnson Crow CGSM

Amy Johnson Crow is a Certified Genealogist. Author, blogger and national speaker. Her roots run deep in the Mid-West and Mid-Atlantic states. Amy loves to help people discover the joys of learning about their ancestors and she thinks that there are few thins better than a day in a cemetery.

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Registration is required. Details & Costs to be announced.

BGS Writers Group

•  If you are interested in writing your family story, this interest group is for you. It is a fun group that is a motivator to get those pencils to paper or fingers to to keyboard!

•  4th Tuesday of the month at Williamson Hall from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. (except December). Upcoming dates: Sep 26, Oct 24, & Nov 28, 2017.
      No Writers Group in December