Bend Genealogical Society, Deschutes County, Oregon

Bend Genealogical Society

Deschutes County, Oregon

The Bend Genealogical Society (BGS) is located in Bend, Oregon.

•  Work on your family history using resources at the BGS Genealogical Library.

•  Learn from speakers at our monthly programs.

•  Work on your own genealogy question with a mentor.

•  Gather new ideas at the Spring Seminar.

•  Meet new friends and have lots of fun!

Use Good Search and

help BGS every time you search the Web.





The Bend Genealogical Society is incorporated as an Oregon non-profit dedicated to providing resources
for researching, teaching, exchanging and preserving the records of family history.

Visitors are always welcome!

Monthly program meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month, September to May, at Williamson Hall, 2200 NE Hwy 20, Bend, OR 97701.

Click here to view scheduled speakers for the 2015/16 year

Genealogy — Ancestors — Family Today — Future Generations

Use Good Shop and help BGS

every time you make an internet purchase.

You can help BGS earn
a donation by shopping with your

Fred Meyer

Rewards Card.


All you have to
do is link your
Fred Meyer
Rewards card to
the Bend Genealogical Society at: rewards

(Search for us by name at the website.)


Then, every time you use your Rewards card at Fred Meyer, you are helping BGS earn a donation! This does NOT affect any of the other rewards that you earn by using your Fred Meyer Rewards card.

BGS is having a Fall Marathon

Reach the Finish Line & Be an EVERNOTE Expert!

DATE:  Saturday, October 24, 2015

TIME:  10AM to 2:30PM


LOCATION:  Williamson Hall

LUNCH:  Bring Your Own Brown Bag Lunch

To Register for
the Marathon:

Call (541) 317-9553
or send an email to

Bring your laptop & practice EVERNOTE during the Marathon.

You may have heard the buzz about EVERNOTE. Many genealogists are raving about it. Lisa Louise Cooke is an EVERNOTE expert and has produced several EVERNOTE training podcasts. On October 24, we’re going to view them one after another. At the end of the Marathon, you’ll be an EVERNOTE expert. The Marathon is FREE and EVERNOTE is FREE. This is a great opportunity to learn a new tool to put in your Genealogy Toolbox!