25 January 2021

[CA-SCGS] Monday Meet The Speakers - Jamboree 2021



Roberta J. Estes 

Roberta Estes, author of the popular blog www.DNA-eXplained.com is a scientist, National Geographic Genographic affiliate researcher, Million Mito team member and founding pioneer in the genetic genealogy field. An avid 40-year genealogist, Roberta has written over 1300 articles at www.DNAexplain.com about genetic genealogy as well as how to combine traditional genealogy with DNA to solve those stubborn ancestor puzzles. Roberta took her first DNA test in 1999 and hasn't stopped. 

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Alice M. Fairhurst 

Alice M. Fairhurst, MS is President of the Southern California Genealogical Society and serves as Jamboree co-chair. From 2006 to 2015 she managed the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) Y-DNA Haplotree tree (www.isogg.org/tree) cited in many academic papers. Prior to retirement from JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), she taught at Cal Poly Pomona and Glendale Community College. An avid genealogist, she first started recording her family stories when in grammar school and has traced her Scottish, Irish, and French roots. 

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Adrian M. Foushee 

Adrian M. Foushee has been researching his family for 12 years. He is a resident of Pasadena, originally from Washington, D.C. His families’ home states are North and South Carolina. One summer night in 1977, after the airing of Roots, his brother asked their maternal grandmother about their ancestors. The following morning his brother drew out a crude pedigree chart. The genealogy bug bit Adrian and he could not be cured. Adrian is a member of several genealogical societies. 

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LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL(SM) 

LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL(SM), is a trustee and President of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. She earned a BA from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, and a Law degree and a Master of Laws degree from the New York University School of Law. After working as a corporate tax attorney for thirty-five years, she retired from a partner-level position at Ernst & Young in 2013 and turned her attention to her longtime avocation of Genealogy. 

Presentations: 


Southern California Genealogical Society 
#SCGS2021@scgsgenealogy, #SCGSJamboree, 
#SCGSJamboree2021

24 January 2021

[CA-SCGS] Legacy Family Tree Users Group Meeting, Monday, February 8, 2021, 6:00 to 8:00 pm (Online)

 


SCGS Legacy Family Tree Users Group

Monday, February 8, 2021
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Online!!

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/826180461

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 826-180-461

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The Legacy Family Tree User Group is a forum to learn this software program, answer
questions, improve your efficiency and assist others with your expertise- whether you use the
free download, Legacy 7, Legacy 8 or Legacy 9.

Legacy Family Tree is one of the most popular software programs to store your family tree. You
can add pictures and documents to your ancestors; create a variety of reports; properly (and painlessly) cite sources; obtain research assistance and much more.

All are welcome to participate! You may want to bring your laptop or tablet to practice your skills as we explore Legacy’s capabilities.

For further information contact the Legacy User Group Leader Barbara Gaitely at barbgen12@gmail.com

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

23 January 2021

[CA--SCGS] Filipino & Pacific Islander Interest Group Meets on Sunday, February 7, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ONLINE ONLY

 


Filipino & Pacific Islander Interest Group 
Sunday, February 7, 2020, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. 
ONLINE ONLY

The SCGS Filipino & Pacific Islander Interest Group meets twice year and provides a forum for supporting genealogical research and to celebrate our cultural heritage.  Sharing stories as well as research tips helps all of us to keep the past alive. 

To learn more about the Filipino & Pacific Islander Interest Group, contact the group leaders, Barbara Lu-Baltazar and Kalani Mondoy at FPI@scgsgenealogy.com.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/301624685
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-312     Access Code: 301-624-685

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Southern California Genealogy Society & Family History Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818.843.7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com


 

22 January 2021

[CA-SCGS] GHSA Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, February 6, 2021, 11:00 ta--Special Online Event on Y-DNA

 


The GSHA Interest Group will meet on Saturday, February 6, 2021, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in an ONLINE FORMAT.

SPECIAL EVENT: BIG Y-DNA TESTING 
with guest speakers Miguel A. Tórrez 
and Anthony “Lee” Martinez.
Non-members must RSVP by emailing gshasocal@gmail.com
This meeting will begin at 11:00 am.

Due to Covid, Hispanic Tuesdays will not meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month (except December) from 10-4 pm. Leonard Trujillo will be available for research assistance.

Email Leonard at lennytrujillo51@aol.com for more information on how to sign into the meeting. 

FOLLOW US ON: www.gsha-sc.org • gsha-sc.blogspot.com
Facebook: Genealogical Society of Hispanic America - Southern California

The mission of the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America-Southern California (GSHA) is to promote Hispanic genealogical and historical research, and to expand awareness and knowledge of Hispanic culture, historical contributions, and traditions. The GSHA-SC is a large and active group that meets at the SCGS Library four times a year, usually on the first Saturday in the months of February, May, August & December, from 10-4 pm. 

Meetings feature speakers and/or workshops, a break for a no host, family style lunch, and opportunities to network and research after lunch. Meetings are free and open to the public. Guests are always welcome and invited to join the group. 
Contact: Cathy Romero at cath.romero@sbcglobal.net
Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504
Cross street: Glenoaks
818.843-7262

18 January 2021

[CA-SCGS] Monday Meet The Speakers - Jamboree 2021

 



Dave Dowell, PhD 
none 

David Dowell has two degrees in history and two in library science, as well as 35 years of experience as a librarian and 4 years as a special investigative officer in the USAF. He taught courses in U.S. genealogy research, European genealogy research and Ethics in the Information Age. He has chaired both the Ethics and Genealogy Committees of the American Library Association. As a member of the ISOGG, NGS, NEHGS, SCGS & MTGS, he coordinates 2 surname yDNA projects and a yDNA haplogroup project. 

Presentations: 






Peter Drinkwater 
Ancestry 

Peter Drinkwater has been working on genealogy websites including RootsWeb, Ancestry, Footnote, Fold3, and Newspapers.com for the past 20 years. He is currently the General Manager of Find A Grave. 



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Debra M Dudek 

Debra M. Dudek, MSc, is head of adult and teen services at the Fountaindale Public Library District in Bolingbrook, IL. 




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Daniel A. Earl 

Dan got his start in genealogy when he was ten years old. His dad took him to visit the grave of his great-grandfather. That event sparked a life long passion for genealogy. He has spent the last thirty years researching his own family and helping others make history a part of their story. He is a popular speaker and educator and has spoken to groups from coast to coast. 

Presentations: 
Southern California Genealogical Society 
#SCGS2021@scgsgenealogy, #SCGSJamboree, 
#SCGSJamboree2021

17 January 2021

[CA-SCGS] Irish Interest Group Workshop, Sunday, January 31, 2021, 1-4 p.m. ONLINE ONLY

                      


                        
 Researching your Irish roots? 
        Interested in Celtic history?

If the answer to either question is yes, then you won’t want to miss the next quarterly SCGS Irish Workshop on Sunday, January 31, 2021, 1-4 p.m. This will an ONLINE ONLY meeting. We will go to 4PM or until we run out of things to discuss. 


Topic: I think it is time to do a BACK to BASICS workshop.  So we will look at the best methodical ways to tackle Irish genealogy.  Where should you begin?  What do you know?  What do you want to find out?  Where should you look? What resources are available to help you?  What mistakes do you want to avoid?


                          GO TO MEETING for IRISH WORKSHOP Link:

 

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/170016421                             

 


To join our mail list, send a request to irishinterestgroup@scgsgenealogy.com  with the word JOIN in the subject heading.  That will get you signed up to receive future mailings between workshops.  Hope to see you then, Marge Golden Rossini.

There is no fee for participating and you do not need to be an SCGS member to attend. For more information click here. The library will be closed for general research.
SCGS Irish Interest Group
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
5th Sunday of the Month

SCGS Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
www.scgsgenealogy.com
818.843.7247

15 January 2021

[CA-SCGS] DNA Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, January 30, 2021, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

 


DNA Interest Group Meeting 
Saturday, January 30, 2021
 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
ONLINE
                  
  


To register for this SPECIAL webinar meeting 
and pay the $5.50 fee, go to:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Saturday, January 30, 2021 – Y-DNA, Cultures and Case Studies

To celebrate the cultures and traditions of our diverse communities, this presentation focuses on Y-DNA and cultures associated with specific groups.  Case studies illustrating discoveries from Surname groups and individuals will be shown.

Presenter: Alice Fairhurst is President of the Southern California Genealogical Society and manages a number of DNA projects at Family Tree DNA.  She managed the International Society of Genetic Genealogy’s Y-DNA Haplogroup Tree for nine years.

 10:00-10:10 Announcements & Introductions

  • 10:10-11:30 Presentation
  • 11:30-12:00 Questions and Answers

For those who want to order DNA tests or who have received DNA results and need help managing their personal page or interpreting their results. 
For more info, contact Bonny Cook, Alice Fairhurst, and Kathy Johnston at dna@scgsgenealogy.com
 
SCGS sponsors two projects through Family Tree DNA.  
Call 713-868-1438 or order online at:
        ·   SCGS project for ANY SURNAME, http://goo.gl/WGxC1X
        ·   French Heritage project, http://goo.gl/UUcDXX

Southern California Genealogical Society
   417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504
   (818) 843-7247    
  Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd.

14 January 2021

[CA-SCGS] Italian Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, January 16, 2021 Cancelled

 


The SCGS Italian Interest Group meeting will meet on Saturday, January 16, 2021 is 
cancelled for this month.
We apologize for any inconvenience.


Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.


You can also dial in using your phone.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112
- One-touch: tel:+15713173112,,288343709#
Access Code: 288-343-709
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The Italian Interest Group meetings provide opportunities for networking and helping each other.  We focus 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.


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 via e‐mail at
italianinterestgroup@scgsgenealogy.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
www.scgsgenealogy.com
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com