St John's Church w Cem Behind ItR&GD_Logo_backgroundRoots and Gold Dust

Genealogical Society


P.O. Box 1354, Diamond Springs, CA 95619


Serving Genealogical Needs in El Dorado County Since 1979



A Family Tree Can Wither If Nobody Tends Its Roots.




About Us


Meetings and Agendas










Organization of the Society


Research and Resources

(Links, Contacts and

Places to Go)


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Welcome to our web site. The Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society is dedicated to helping its members find their roots as well as helping others who have roots in El Dorado County. Hopefully we can be of assistance to you.


In this site, you will find some interesting features such as:


A Newsletter published each month by the Society. Includes an archive of past newsletters.


Our monthly Meeting Schedule and agenda.


An index of Surnames our members are working on.


An index of El Dorado County Surnames that others are working on. Be sure to enter the surnames you are working on here in El Dorado County.


Membership benefits and Application Form.


Some great Links to other websites to help you in your genealogical research.


FHC Library Catalog. R&GD Volunteers have helped catalog all the books in the Placerville Family History Library. You can go into this list to see what is available for your research.


Revised 05-03-2017