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Questing Heirs Monthly Meeting
Sunday, September 15
Questing Heirs Monthly Meeting  (Genealogical Society Meetings)
1:00 pm
Lakewood Masonic Center, 5918 E Parkcrest Center, Long Beach CA
Sarah Cochran - Disaster Proofing Your Genealogy Research
Family historians spend years gathering and compling records, photographs, and family heirlooms to preserve the past and guide the future.  Let's talk about ways to ensure that all this hard work isn't lost in any number of potential disasters.


Genealogical Society of North Orange County Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, September 18
Genealogical Society of North Orange County Monthly Meeting  (Genealogical Society Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Kelli Bergheimer -  Mess on the Desk
Kelli Bergheimer will hold a discussion on organizing your genealogy research.  
 
For more information about the the Genealogical Society of North Orange County California, visit www.gsnocc.org or call (714) 319-5994.
 
 


South Bay Cities Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, September 18
South Bay Cities Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting  (Genealogical Society Meetings)
7:00 pm
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd, Torrance CA 90503
Connie Moretti - Locating Marvelous Maps at LOC
A Torrance native and third-generation Californian, Connie attributes her life-ling fascination with genealogy to her grandmother who enrolled her in the Covered Wagon Club at Knott's Berrry Farm in the 1940s.  A retired educator, Connie has taught beginning internet and computer genealogy classes for South Bay Adult School, is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, United States Daughters of 1812, and is past President of the California Division and past Historian General of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.  At present, Connie serves as the Chair of the SBCGS Education Committee.  Don't miss this exciting and informative evenint.
 


It's All Relative:  A Two-Part Genealogy Workship - Part 2
Saturday, September 21
It's All Relative: A Two-Part Genealogy Workship - Part 2  (Genealogical Workshop)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Homestead Museum, 15415 Don Julian Road, City of Industry, CA 91745
Explore your roots in this interactive workship that may help you learn more about your family tree.  Part 2 helps partcipants dig deeper with further tricks and tools, along with tips on how to care fro family photos.  This workshop is ideal for beginners.
 
Admission is free, but reservations are required and can be made starting July 26th.  The workship is limited to 20 participant.  Call 626.968.8492 or visit homesteadmuseum.org for more information. 


Glendora Genealogical Group
Tuesday, September 24
Glendora Genealogical Group  (Genealogical Society Meetings)
6:00 pm
La Fetra Center, Elm Room - 2nd Floor, 333 E Foothill Blvd, Glendora CA 91741
Barbara Randall - "Transported!  Convict Records"
Hundreds of citizens were transported from Britain for a variety of crimes in the 18th and 19th centuries.  It makes it hard to find our ancestors at times but the records produced are a hidden treasure.  Learn about the records created, how to find them, and what life was life for our ancestor convicts.
 
GGG Refresher Class - Learn How to Better Read Old Handwriting
Bring a maginfying glass or set up a magnifying glass on your phone to make it easier to decipher these old words.
 
For directions to the meeting, click on the "Learn More" button below.
 



Orange County Family History Expo 2019
Saturday, October 12
Orange County Family History Expo 2019  (Genealogy Event)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Orange County FamilySearch Library, 674 Yorba Street, Orange, CA 92869
Discover ~ Gather ~ Connect
There is a lot packed into these 4 hours at the Orange County FamilySearch Library:
  • Colleen Fitzpatrick wil be the keynote speaker.  Her topic will be "The Forensic Genealogy Revolution."
  • Digitally record your personal oral history. Click here for flyer with more information on how to prepare for and schedule your session.   The FamilySearch Library will have rooms set up and interviewers to prompt your one-on-one discussion as you relate your life stories. 
  • One-on-One Consulting:  Have a "brick-wall"?  Can't find great-grandma?  The Library's specialists may be able to help.  Click here for flyer with more information on what to do to take advantage of this exciting opportunity.
  • Choose from eighteen different genealogy talks given by twelve different presentersClick here to go to the FamilySearch Library website and see the schedule of speakers and their subjects - and for more information about the Family History Expo.


Genealogical Society of North Orange County Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, October 16
Genealogical Society of North Orange County Monthly Meeting  (Genealogical Society Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Gena Philibert-Ortega - Finding Your Genealogy in Digitized Books
We are so lucky to be living in today's world where we have access to so many digitized books online. In this presentation, learn about what types of books exist online, how to access them, and how you can search for them. Websites discussed will include Google Books, Hathi Trust, and Internet Archive.
 
For more information about the the Genealogical Society of North Orange County California, visit www.gsnocc.org or call (714) 319-5994.
 
 


Dr. Fritz Juengling - South Orange County California County Genealogical Society
Saturday, October 19
Dr. Fritz Juengling - South Orange County California County Genealogical Society  (Annual Seminar)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Mission Viejo City Hall, Saddleback Room, 200 Center Drive, Mission Viejo CA
This seminar will feature the following topics:
 
Names:  Their Origins, Meanings and Peculiarities
Calendars and Feast Days in U.S. and European Research
Historical Events:  How they Affect your Genealogy Research
Using the FamilySearch Wiki to Enhance Your Foreign Research
 
Early registration (before October 11th):  $35 for SOCCGS members, $40 for non-members.  Tickets purchased a the door will be $45.  For more information visit the SOCCGS website, or contact vicepresident@soccgs.org
 
 
 
 


Orange County Jewish Genealogical Society
Sunday, October 27
Orange County Jewish Genealogical Society  (Genealogical Society Meetings)
1:30 pm
Temple Beth Sholom, 2625 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana CA 92705
Steve Morse - One Step Pages
Steve Morse is the creator of the One-Step Website, for which he has received both the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Outstanding Contribution Award from IAJGS, the Award of Merit from the National Genealogical Society, the first ever Excellence Award from the Association of Professional Genealogists, and two awards that he cannot pronounce from Polish genealogical societies.  In his other life Morse is a computer professional with a doctorate degree in electrical engineering.  He has held various research, development, and teaching positions, authored numerous technical papers, and written four textbooks and holds four patents.
 
The cost for this event is $5 for OCGS members and Co-Sponsor Organizations; $10 for the general public.  Check back at ocjgs.org soon for more details!



Judy G. Russell - North San Diego County Genealogical Society
Saturday, November 9
Judy G. Russell - North San Diego County Genealogical Society  (Annual Seminar)
8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Carlsbad Senior Center, 799 Pine Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL, also known as The Legal Genealogist, is the featured presenter at the 2019 NSDCGS Fall Seminar, “Evidence Essentials.”
 
No Vitals?  No Problem!  Building a Family Through Circumstantial Evidence:  
     A Family for Isabella
No, No, Natette!  What Negative Evidence Is and Isn't
The Discrminating Genealogist:  Telling Good Evidence from Bad
Who, What, Wy, When, Where and How of American Divorce
 
Seminar Registration is $40 for NDSCGS members and $50 for non-members.  To find out more information about the seminar or to register, go to http://nsdcgs.org/fallseminar/.
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Genealogical Society of North Orange County Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, November 20
Genealogical Society of North Orange County Monthly Meeting  (Genealogical Society Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Colleen Greene - The Academic Library:  An Untapped Resource for Family History
 
For more information about the the Genealogical Society of North Orange County California, visit www.gsnocc.org or call (714) 319-5994.
 
 



OCCGS Bash (Orange County Genealogical Society)
Saturday, March 7, 2020
OCCGS Bash (Orange County Genealogical Society)  (Genealogy Event)
Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
OCCGS Annual Bash - Featured Speaker - Paul Woodbury
OCCGS hosts an Annual Genealogy BASH and Book Faire in March. The BASH is held at the Huntington Beach Public Library, where an expert speaker presents on current topics, books are offered at exceptional prices, and genealogy-related exhibitors are available to answer questions. It's a fun day for genealogy enthusiasts!
 
Paul Woodbury  is a nationally known speaker specializing in International Research and DNA.
 
More details will follow as we receive them.
 



Genealogical Society of North Orange County - Save the Date!
Saturday, July 25, 2020
Genealogical Society of North Orange County - Save the Date!  (Annual Seminar)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
The Genealogical Society of North Orange County California (GSNOCC) has announced that the speaker for their 2020 Annual Seminar will be Luana Darby. 
For more information about Luana Darby, visit her website, Lineages by Luana.  For more information about GSNOCC, visit their website.