20 October 2021

FREE WEBINAR from SCGS on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 6:00 PM


Western Overland Trails – Following the Seven Ts

Steven W. Morrison, MPA

Free Webinar from SCGS
Wednesday, November 17, 2021,
6:00 PM (Pacific Time)

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An overview of the seven major western overland trails, Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, Santa Fe Trail and more.  Learn about seven tracking techniques to help locate your ancestor and trace their route West.


Steven W. Morrison, MPA, is past-president of the Puget Sound APG Chapter, adjunct faculty at The Evergreen State College graduate program for seven years, and coordinator and instructor of a course on Quakers at 2018 SLIG & 2020 GRIP. In 2016, he received the American Society of Genealogists (ASG) scholar award for his paper “Quaker John Starr of Antrim and Cavan, Ireland and his five sons who sailed to Pennsylvania.”


A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.

2020 Webinar Times
1st Saturdays                                   3rd Wednesdays
10:00 AM Pacific                             6:00 PM Pacific
11:00 AM Mountain                        7:00 PM Mountain
12:00 PM Central                            8:00 PM Central
1:00 PM Eastern                              9:00 PM Eastern

A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. 

Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html.

Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

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

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Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com

14 October 2021

SCGS Call for Presentations for the 2022 Virtual Conferences Closing!


The 52nd Southern California Genealogy Jamboree 
Preserving Your Family Tales 
Friday and Saturday, August 26 & 27, 2022

The 9th SCGS Genetic Genealogy Conferenc
Solving Your DNA Puzzles 
Friday and Saturday, August 19 & 20, 2022

Don't Miss Out!
Our Extended Call for Presentations is Closing on October 16th

Selected Presentations will be then pre-recorded during the first half of 2022 and shown during the conference weekends until October 31, 2022. Only speakers who are selected for the Live Q&A for the presentations shown on the Saturdays need to be present during their time.

Submissions of Presentations: Speakers interested in presenting lectures or webinars for 2022 must submit their proposals through the Jamboree Speaker Portal at http://genealogyjamboree.com/.  The submission process ensures that correct speaker information is used in communication, advertising, and conference materials. 

Number of Presentations: Speakers may submit up to 6 presentations. The SCGS Jamboree Committee, at its sole discretion, may select none, some, or all of the presentations submitted by any speaker.

Session Length:  Jamboree and Genetic Genealogy pre-recorded presentations are 50 minutes long. 

Questions: Any inquiries may be emailed to SCGSJamboree@gmail.com with the subject line: Call for Presentations [your last name]. 

Alice Fairhurst,                                Diane Adamson,          
SCGS Jamboree Co-Chair               SCGS Jamboree Co-Chair