Genealogical Society of Hispanic America - Southern California General Meeting: Saturday, May 5, 2012 • 10 am - 4 pm Southern California Genealogical Society Library, 417 Irving Dr., Burbank, California (directions: 818-843-7247)
This program explores options for researching through the women, and brothers and sisters as well as other relatives in the family by looking at a combination of sources, some not often considered, and shows how to recognize the clues in your findings. It also offers hints which may lead to greater success and other relevant information of which to be aware.
This presentation uses numerous actual examples for illustration. Researching Through Maternal and Sibling Lines Presented by Linda Serna, Genealogist Linda Serna has been involved with genealogy in researching and writing family stories for 30 years. Currently, She is a member of the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (SCCAPG), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), the Polish Genealogical Society (PGS-CA), and the GSHA-SC as well as being VP of Programs for the Orange County California Genealogical Society (OCCGS). In the last four years, she has written and given presentations on various topics in Southern California and New Mexico, as well as teaching a Intermediate/Advanced Genealogy class. Her loves, in addition to public speaking, include history, writing, and traveling, is seeing how individual family stories fit in and make up the fabric of history.
10 am Coffee & Setup
10:30 am Announcements
11:15 am Linda Serna
12:30 pm No-host lunch.
Bring your own or donate $5 for pizza, beverage & salad included
1:30 pm Door Prize Drawing
2-3:30 pm Genealogy Garage Otra Vez: Charts
Our Genealogy Garage workshops are so popular at the LAPL that some will be repeated after our general meetings. This workshop will cover pedigree and family group charts. Bring as much information as you can on the family you are currently researching: full names, dates and places of birth, marriage, death, burial. If you use a laptop, you can bring that, too. Blank charts will be available for a small donation.
For meeting information contact: Paul Gomez 909-238-6444 or firstname.lastname@example.org 2012 GSHA-SC Meeting Schedule: August 4, December 1 Facebook: Genealogical Society of Hispanic America - Southern California