What’s happening at GSYA


Business meeting from 10-10:30 am

10:30 – 12 pm – “What’s NEW at FamilySearch?”

Presented by Anne Bodine, Yuma Family History Center Director

 Saturday, August 25, 2018

Yuma Main Library

2951 S. 21st Drive

Yuma, AZ

Visitors are welcome at all meetings

Calendar of Events

29 Sep 2018 – Webinar – “Writing Up your Research without Using Genealogy Software”

Presented by Claudia Breland

Betsy Gottsponer will also share some family history books written by mother-in-law, Jeane Gottsponer

27 Oct 2018 – “Cemeteries: Real and Virtual”

Presenters Linda Harris, Judith Marcum, and Betsy Gottsponer

24 Nov 2018 – “How to create a Memorial on Fold3”

Presented by Judith Marcum (will include explanation behind the folds in the flag)

29 Dec 2018 – Webinar – “Google for Genealogist”

Presented by Thomas MacEntee



Regular meetings are the LAST Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM at the

Yuma Main Library

2951 S. 21st Drive

NO meetings during June or July

Preserving History
One person at a time...
Genealogy Research Strategy

We can get you started on your path to your past. Getting to know your ancestry is our goal & preserving it will also be our priority.

Knowing what your roots are & where they have been is important so we would like to extend a hand to help find what you have been looking for.

Helping you with your research can be acquired in many different ways. We have our forms that you can download & fill out. You can also contact us with any questions you may have.

About GSYA

To get your journey started, with a little help from our experts you can be on your way to finding exciting new things about your past & history.

You must prepare yourself for what can end up being a long and studious process that will require dedication & time. We will be here to help through the whole process & make sure you get results.

Preserve & teach people of Yuma’s rich history. Help & teach individuals get started with their own genealogy.

A Little About Our Past

Yuma, Arizona has been around for generations & our goal is to preserve its history for generations to come.
History Preservation of historic events in our town is what we love to do & we can help you get to know your own history.