Do you have an interest in finding your roots but want assistance to start?
Do you have a friend or relative with an interest who also lacks the skills and knowledge?
The Southern California Genealogical Society’s Beginner’s Four Week Class with One-on-One Assistance will be offered 4 consecutive Tuesdays in September (5th, 12th, 19th and, 26th) from 9:30 am- 11:30 am at the Southern California Genealogical Society Family Research Library. Register by e-mail: email@example.com or call 818.843.7247.
Classes are free to SCGS Members and just $10 for the series for non-members.
The Beginner’s Four Week Class with One-on-One Assistance provides the information and skills needed to begin the search for your ancestors. The class introduces you to a variety of records and strategies for successful research. Week 1: The Basics of Getting Started Week 2: Census Records and their Substitutes Week 3: Church Records
Week 4: Military and Land Records The Southern California Genealogical Society Library will be open for research following the class for those interested in practicing their skills.
SCGS Family Research Library 417 Irving Drive (Cross Street Glenoaks) Burbank, CA 91504-2408 www.scgsgenealogy.com
Crista Cowan Looking for a place to learn more about genealogy and how to do family research? Lunch & Learn is simply the best place to do just that. Free and open to the public, it is one of the SCGS's most popular educational programs.
Spend the Afternoon with Crista Cowan from Ancestry.com
Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:00 - 3:30 p.m.
workshop. Bring your laptop.
- 2:00 p.m. “Getting
the Most of Ancestry, Part 1”
you getting the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription? Even if you don’t
have a subscription, are you aware there are many things you can access for
free? This overview of the five major areas of Ancestry.com and show you our
favorite tools for advancing your family history research.
- 3:15 p.m. “Getting the Most of Ancestry, Part 2”
the workshop, the attendees will work through various exercises that will help you
apply what was discussed in Part 1. Often we hear something, but when we
go to apply it later, it’s hard to remember. This workshop will be a hands-on
experience that will enable you to practice what they’ve heard earlier to
Crista Cowan has been employed at Ancestry since
2004; her involvement in family history, however, reaches all the way back to
childhood. She frequently speaks at local and national genealogy events around
the country. Watch her live show, The Barefoot Genealogist, every Tuesday at
10:00 am (Pacific)/1:00 pm (Eastern) on http://ancestry.me/TBGVids.
Doors open at 12:00 noon. Bring a brown bag lunch and sit, chat, and share your genealogy stories with fellow family historians while you eat. The program of lectures will begin at 1:00 p.m. For more information please contact Charlotte Bocage. Lectures are subject to change. Please check visit the SCGS website for more information. Lunch and Learn 12:00 Noon to 3:30 pm Second Saturday of most months Southern California Genealogical Society & Family Research Library 417 Irving Drive Burbank, California 91504-2408 818-843-724704-2408 ~ Phone: 818.843.7247 91504-2408 ~ Phone: 818.843.7247 www.scgsgenealogy.com
Come join a fun group of SCGS members for the return of the annual SCGS Research Trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City November 1 thru November 8, 2017.
Accommodations will include 7 nights at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, next door to the Family History Library. The fee includes the hotel room for 7 nights plus transportation to and from the Salt Lake City Airport.
All participants will be responsible for their own travel arrangements to Salt Lake City.
A limited number of rooms are available. Please contact the tour leader, Clancy Cremer, at Jamescremer9@aol.com for more information.
The guided Salt Lake Research Trip is of the many educational opportunities and benefits of membership in the Southern California Genealogical Society.
Researching your family tree and finding new, exciting, and sometimes surprising family connections? Join the SCGS German Interest Group at their next meeting to be held from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at the SCGS Family Research Library. Don't miss out!
Linda Mustion has been involved with genealogy since 1983; wanting to learn more about her
father's side of the family. Linda is also a Military Researcher, Historian and
Biographer for Burbank and Glendale's war dead. In 2011 , Linda was named the 2011
Patriot of the Year by the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.
Currently, she is a member of the San Fernando Valley
Chapter, NSDAR and a Find A Grave Photo Volunteer and a Vietnam Traveling Wall
Docent. Linda has been an SCGS Librarianand is currently a fill-in
Librarian and the SCGS Historian and on the SCGS board.. She has also
volunteered at Jamboree with the last few years in the Text Zone. Her ancestral family names include: Mustion, Crouch, Hilton, Hansen, Coursey. Linda's presentation is all about locating your German Family in findagrave.com
The goal of the SCGS German Interest Group is to provide a wide range of resources both inside and outside the SCGS Library to help trace German families. Throughout 2017, our German Group will renew its "Routing Our Roots" as well as present short programs on German Exiles in Los Angeles County, History of German Towns, Human Interest Stories on folks of German Heritage, learning German Words and Old German Script, plus any last minute thoughts.
For more information, please contact Allene Aubertin. SCGS German Interest Group Third Saturday of the month 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Southern California Genealogical Society & Family Research Library 417 Irving Drive Burbank, California Cross street Glenoaks (818) 843-7247 www.scgsgenealogy.com