Sacramento German Genealogy Society

German Mentors - You have two Options

SGGS Study Group Meetings
SGGS' monthly meetings normally start with an 11 am Study Group folllowed by the 1 pm general meeting. At the Study Group, two differerent activities are available.
Study Group Tables: Sit at one of the large round tables to participate in an informal workshop lead by a knowledgeable volunteer. Each table is run by a different volunteer. Frequently, the guest speaker is also there to lead a table. All of this is subject to a sufficient number of volunteers being available. Some tables have a theme as per the sign on the table.
Shirley Riemer leading a table with Ingeborg Carpenter in the background.
Guest speaker Baerbel Johnson leading a table.
Sacramento FamilySearch Library
Help by SGGS volunteers is again available at the Sacramento FamilySearch Library. One volunteer is presently participating and will be available 1 to 4 pm every fourth Thursday beginning Septemer 2018. The volunteer will be located at one of the tables in the books room.
2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento
(between El Camino and Marconi Ave)
(916) 487-2090
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Befoe traveling there be sure to confirm that the facility will be open (closed during holidays and events).
Entrance to the Sacramento FamilySearch Library.
German Mentor Michael Mayer-Kielmann passed away on Dec. 9, 2018
Michael Mayer-Kielmann passed away on Dec. 9, 2018. Michael was a key volunteer for SGGS. He was expert in German genealogy, document translation and handwriting. His volunteer activities for SGGS included:
  • Served a German Mentor (free consultants) at the Elk Grove Family History Center.
  • Provided free 20-min. consultations at most Study Group meetings.
  • Added content to the Useful Link page on the SGGS website.
  • Created handshake packets for requesting members.
  • Guest speaker at SGGS meetings.
Michael Mayer-Kielmann