SDGS Membership

SDGS Membership

We invite you to become a member of the San Diego Genealogical Society! 

Membership is open to family historians of all levels, from beginning researchers to genealogists with advanced knowledge and skills. SDGS membership is for a calendar year and extends from January 1 through December 31.

Benefits of Membership
Join the San Diego Genealogical Society and enjoy these membership benefits:

  • Monthly meetings with guest lecturers on genealogy and family history topics
  • Monthly email subscription (February through December) to the timely and informative SDGS Newsletter
  • Introduction to Genealogy Workshops and Genealogy Classes on a wide range of research topics
  • Help with learning your genealogy software program in monthly software users group meetings
  • Access to the 'Members Only' section on the SDGS website featuring:San Diego County records, indexes and transcripts, Bible records, Society publications, Syllabi of Society Presentations, SDGS Newsletters (historical and current), Society Documents, Publish Your Surnames in Our On-line Surname Directory., Access to Member Forums.
  • Free queries in the SDGS Newsletter and San Diego Leaves & Saplings
  • Subscription discount to the San Diego Leaves & Saplings genealogical research quarterly
  • Support and guidance in your genealogical research from fellow members


Membership Levels
The basic membership rates have intentionally been kept as low as possible.  For those who desire to make a greater financial contribution to the Society, supporting levels of membership are available.

      Basic memberships

      Supporting memberships
  • Individual membership - $30 per year
  • Silver membership - $50 per year
  • Family membership - $15 per year
    (second person in the same household)
  • Gold membership - $100 per year
  • Platinum membership - $200 per year

Membership Form
Membership forms are available at monthly Society meetings, or you can  download one here.

Submit a membership form for each applicant, together with a check payable to SDGS, to:

San Diego Genealogical Society
C/O Julia Zuffinetti

4765 Aberdeen Street

San Diego CA 92117 

Contact the SDGS Membership Director with any questions about membership in the San Diego Genealogical Society.