08 July 2017

[CA-SCGS] Thank you--SCGS Open House, Saturday, July 8, 2017







A huge thank you to all who braved the heat and humidity to attend the annual SCGS Open House today.

And special thanks to the following for helping to volunteering their time to make the day great--
Kim Smith--for managing the refreshments
Betty and Stan Isbel for setting up
Barb Gaitley for setting up
Linda Golovko for finding volunteers
Lynne Parmenter for the awesome meatballs!
Linda Mustion and Walt Sturrock for taking photos.
(and some of the photos are on Facebook already)
All the folks who stayed to clean up.
And all the Interest Group leaders who shared with our visitors all the great things SCGS has to offer.

 
 

Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library

417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504-2408

818.843.7247

Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd.
 
 
 

 

05 July 2017

[CA-SCGS] SCGS Italian Interest Group Meeting - Saturday, July 15, 2017

The SCGS Italian Interest Group will hold its next meeting on Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the SCGS Library in Burbank.

The SCGS Italian Interest Group meets six times per year and provides a forum for supporting genealogical research using both Italian and American records. The meetings have organized programs on specific topics, and also provide opportunities for networking and helping each other. The group focuses primarily on sources, techniques, and methods of tracing Italian heritage, such as how to find and read Italian birth, marriage, and death records. We also learn about Italian history, which provides a context and background for our individual family histories. The group has something to offer everyone, from beginners to experts and the meetings are open to anyone interested in Italian genealogy.

For a complete list of the Italian Interest Group meeting dates, visit the SCGS Italian Interest Group Page on our website www.scgsgenealogy.com. 

To learn more about the Italian Interest Group, contact the group leader, Donald Coduto, via e‐mail at donald@coduto.com.


SCGS Italian Interest Group
10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Third Saturday of alternate months
SCGS Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank
Cross street Glenoaks

03 July 2017

[CA-SCGS] Family Tree Maker User Group meeting, July 9, 2017

from Dick Humphrey, leader of the FTM User Group.

Family Tree Maker 2017!
FTM 2017 is now in Test Drive 2.0 mode and tentatively is scheduled for full release on July 15,

New Features
- FamilySync replaces TreeSync.
- FamilySync connects one Ancestry tree to multiple computers with FTM.
- Hints, Searching and Merging now with FamilySearch as well as Ancestry.
- Photo enhancement tool for faded photographs.
- Color coding for ancestors and descendants.
- Filter lists can be saved and color coded.

On Sunday, July 9, at the SCGS Library from 4:00-6:00 pm the entire focus of the Family Tree Maker User Group will be on this new edition, Family Tree Maker 2017 (Mac and Windows!). Besides viewing the new features, user group leader Dick Humphrey will give recommendations for installation and clarify the changes for syncing, hints and web search with Ancestry.com

Dick will also be at the library by 2:30 pm to chat and provide FTM assistance.

Sunday, July 9, 2017
4:00-6:00pm
Southern California Genealogical Society Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California 91504
818-843-7247

Cross Street Glenoaks

[CA-SCGS] Legacy Family Tree User Group Meeting - CANCELLED

Posted by Barbara Randall


SCGS Legacy Family Tree
User Group--CANCELLED

The July meeting of the Legacy Family Tree User group is cancelled. The User Group will resume at our next regularly scheduled meeting on August 14, 2017. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We look forward to seeing you in August!
 
Thank you for understanding.

For further information contact the Legacy User Group Leader Barb Randall at barbmran@aol.com.

Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
Cross street Glenoaks
818.843.7247

[CA-SCGS] German Interest Group Meeting--Saturday, July 15, 2017

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, July 15, 2017, at the SCGS Family Research Library. Don't miss out!
 


Diane Henriks has been researching family history and genealogy for the past seven years.  She has researched many of her own family lines, as well as those of others, and is a member of APG and SCGS. She was asked by genealogists at the Southern California Genealogical Society to publish her works. What started out as a small hobby, has since become a great obsession! Some of Diane's main family lines are: Steinmann/n, Taylor, Hulet, Stubbins, Caesar, Graciano, Gutierres, Baer, Garman, Eddy, Trader, Beveridge, Brown, Murphy and West...and of course many other family lines.  Diane has also published in book form several of her genealogy families. What started out as a small hobby for Diane, has become a great obsession. The Steimann/n family was from the Winkel, Glattbach
                                                     and Erlenbach area of Germany


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 

[CA-SCGS] Happy Fourth of July from SCGS

 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
We wish all of you a very happy 4th of July holiday. Enjoy your day and enjoy your family, friends, the food, fireworks and fun.
 
Keep an eye on your beloved pets (they get spooked by the fireworks) and keep fireworks away from very young children.
 
 
 
Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
(818) 843-7247

 Cross street Glenoaks.

www.scgsgenealogy.com 



01 July 2017

[CA-SCGS] RootsMagic User Group--Sunday, July 16, 2017

Next meeting: Sunday, July 16, 2017, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Southern California Genealogical Society library.



Are you interested in all the tips and tricks to using your RootsMagic software program? The RootsMagic user group will provide information for all levels of RM users from beginner to advanced and serve as a forum for all to share their knowledge of this great software tool for keeping track of your genealogical efforts.
Roots Magic is a full-featured genealogy program with a very easy and intuitive user interface. The latest version is 7 and you can download a free trial version at www.rootsmagic.com.
RootsMagic Blog at http://blog.rootsmagic.com





Meets: 3rd Sunday of each month
Hours: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Jay Holladay jholladay@ca.rr.com
Location: 417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504
Southern California Genealogy Society Library



2017 meetings: January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19, and December 17.

Southern California Genealogical Society Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California

Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd.

(818) 843-7247

www.scgsgenealogy.com

29 June 2017

[CA-SCGS] Family Tree Maker User Group meeting, July 9, 2017

from Dick Humphrey, leader of the FTM User Group.


Family Tree Maker 2017!


 
On Sunday, July 9, at the SCGS Library from 4:00-6:00pm the entire focus of our FTM User Group will be on this new edition, Family Tree Maker 2017.  Besides viewing the new features, Dick will give recommendations for installation and clarify the changes for syncing, hints and web search with Ancestry.com.

REMOTE ATTENDANCE OPTION
NOW, if you live a long distance away and simply can’t make it on Sunday, there is an option available to you to not miss out!  With a service called ReadyTalk, you may not only listen in remotely but also receive the screen images on your computer over the Internet. The images of the PowerPoint slides and the FTM demonstrations will not be from a camera pointed at the projection screen, but a direct feed from my laptop.  So the visual quality will be excellent.

If you are in this category, please e-mail me your interest (simply reply to this e-mail message). Before the Sunday session, I will e-mail you the necessary details. Note that this process requires you to telephone a certain number in order to listen in. It is a toll free number. The audio portion comes only over the phone. Feel free to use a speaker on your end. The video portion is received from a site accessed with your web browser (either Mac or Windows is fine). I will be using a headset with a microphone to keep the audio clear.  I do concentrate on the presentation and generally will not be able to pick up questions from the remote participants. I will endeavor to repeat clearly any questions arising from the group at the SCGS Library.

Again, Dick plans to be at the SCGS Library at 2:30pm to answer questions and assist with FTM issues.

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Sunday, July 9, 2017
4:00-6:00pm
Southern California Genealogical Society Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California 91504
818-843-7247

Cross Street Glenoaks