Kin Dig

Research Center

Area Cemeteries




Google a Name

US Resources

Local Resources

Contact Us

This Year’s Kin Dig: “Boom! Bust! Rush! Economics and Migration”

This year's Kin Dig will be held on Saturday, October 18 starting at 8:00 a.m., at the Lancaster Methodist Church. Details can be found on the Kin Dig page.

June and August Meetings at Mayflower Gardens

Our June and August meetings will be held in the Mayflower Gardens Chapel. See the Meeting Locations page for a map to the location.

The June meeting will be on Saturday, June 14 at 1:00 p.m. Our featured speaker will be author Eula Youngblood, who will tell us about the family history that inspired her novels.

The August meeting features former Santa Clarita Mayor and longtime genealogist, Carl Boyer. He's going to talk about, "Research, Travel and a Few Things You Might Not Want to Find." It will be on Saturday, August 16 at 1:00 p.m.

New! Search for a name on Google

We now offer a search form specially geared toward finding names with Google.
Click here to try it

About AVGS

Antelope Valley Genealogical Society, Inc. (AVGS) was organized in 1976.

Our purpose is to encourage an interest in genealogy, preserve genealogical materials, and assist researchers with their research techniques. AVGS is a non-profit organization. Donations are always welcome - cash, library materials, genealogy books and histories, or your time.

Our Sponsors

We would like to thank our sponsors, who support AVGS by advertising in our directory. Please see the Sponsors page.

Research Center

AVGS has its own Genealogy Research Center housing a growing library collection of over 600 books, periodicals, and CD-ROMs. The library also offers computers with a high-speed Internet connection and free access to Ancestry.com. We welcome everyone and will help them with their research. We offer genealogy workshops in the Research Center periodically.

Looking for High School Annuals and City Directories

AVGS is looking for old Antelope Valley area High School Annuals and City Directories to augment our library at the Research Center. Read more.


The date, time and location of our regular meetings is shown on our Calendar Page.

Lost and Found!
A group of old photographs were recently found in a dirt lot in Lancaster. Some of the names mentioned are Max, Helen, David and Kate Morgan. There is a postcard written from Max Morgan to his wife or girlfriend in Chicago. If you recognize this family, please contact us.
See the photos.

©Copyright 2006-2014 Antelope Valley Genealogical Society, Inc. All rights reserved