16 January 2017

REMINDER: FREE Webinar From SCGS: January 18, 2017 - Cari Taplin, CG℠: Who Lived Next Door? Using the FAN Club in your Research



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6:00 PM PST

Cari Taplin, CG℠, presents

Who Lived Next Door? Using the FAN Club in your Research



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Untangle individuals of the same name and solve genealogical mysteries using the "FAN Club” principle. This class will discuss methods for identifying FAN Club members and demonstrate the technique using case studies.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Cari A. Taplin, CG℠, lives near Austin, Texas and has been a state and regional speaker since 2004, focusing on midwest and Great Lakes states, methodology and family legends.

HANDOUT
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.


ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
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.

COST
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.

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

JOIN SCGS TODAY
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.

View System Requirements

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

06 January 2017

Jamboree 2017 - An Update


FREE Webinar From SCGS: January 18, 2017 - Cari Taplin, CG℠: Who Lived Next Door? Using the FAN Club in your Research



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6:00 PM PST

Cari Taplin, CG℠, presents

Who Lived Next Door? Using the FAN Club in your Research



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Untangle individuals of the same name and solve genealogical mysteries using the "FAN Club” principle. This class will discuss methods for identifying FAN Club members and demonstrate the technique using case studies.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Cari A. Taplin, CG℠, lives near Austin, Texas and has been a state and regional speaker since 2004, focusing on midwest and Great Lakes states, methodology and family legends.

HANDOUT
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.


ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
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.

COST
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.

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

JOIN SCGS TODAY
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.

View System Requirements

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

03 January 2017

REMINDER: FREE Webinar From SCGS - January 7, 2017 - Nick Cimino: Chain Migration from Ulster and One Name Studies




FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 10:00 AM PST

Nick Cimino presents

Chain Migration from Ulster and One Name Studies



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Due to the scarcity of Irish records, an excellent genealogical approach is to widen the focus from a particular pedigree to all occurrences of a surname in your Irish locality whether it be a townland, a county or a region like Ulster.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Nick Cimino is a professional genealogist researching in North America, Italy, U.K. and Ireland. He writes a weekly blog at AncestorPuzzles.com.

HANDOUT
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.


ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
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.

COST
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.

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

JOIN SCGS TODAY
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.

View System Requirements

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

22 December 2016

FREE Webinar From SCGS: January 7, 2017 - Nick Cimino: Chain Migration from Ulster and One Name Studies



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 10:00 AM PST

Nick Cimino presents

Chain Migration from Ulster and One Name Studies



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Due to the scarcity of Irish records, an excellent genealogical approach is to widen the focus from a particular pedigree to all occurrences of a surname in your Irish locality whether it be a townland, a county or a region like Ulster.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Nick Cimino is a professional genealogist researching in North America, Italy, U.K. and Ireland. He writes a weekly blog at AncestorPuzzles.com.

HANDOUT
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.


ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
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.

COST
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.

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

JOIN SCGS TODAY
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.

View System Requirements

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

19 December 2016

REMINDER: FREE Webinar From SCGS December 21, 2016 - Dr. Michael D. Lacopo, DVM: Using Tax Records for Genealogical Problem Solving



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 6:00 p.m. PST 

Dr. Michael D. Lacopo, DVM

Using Tax Records for Genealogical Problem Solving

Join us!


ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Although most researchers are aware of tax records, they are seldom utilized and dismissed as boring and insignificant. Tax records can solve MANY genealogical dilemmas and should be a primary record source to utilize. Clues to family relationships, further research, vital information, migration, and more can be found within these amazing records. This lecture will show you how they can help you!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Michael D. Lacopo is a retired small-animal veterinarian born and raised in northern Indiana.  He takes a scientific approach to his research as he does to his profession.  Researching since 1980, he has lectured internationally and written for numerous periodicals and journals.  A self-described “all-American mutt,” his research skills cover a broad range.

HANDOUT
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.

ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE WEBINAR SERIES
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.

COST
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.

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

JOIN SCGS TODAY
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.



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

15 December 2016

Coming Soon - 2017 SCGS Genealogy Jamboree & Genetic Genealogy Conferences!

The Southern California Genealogical Society is pleased to announce plans for the 48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree. The conference will be held at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, California, Friday through Sunday, June 9-11, 2017.

Coming Soon!

One of the largest genealogy conferences, the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree offers a wealth of educational opportunities for family historians and genealogists of all experience levels. The theme for Jamboree 2017 is "Hunting Your Heritage." 

Jamboree welcomes all attendees interested in genealogy and the expansion of research knowledge and skills. Heritage focuses for 2017 include the British Isles and Ireland, Armenia and the Caucasus, and African American Research.

Jamboree 2017 will feature:
  • 85+ national, regional and local speakers
  • 125+ class sessions
  • JamboFREE sessions Friday morning
  • Hands-on in-depth workshops (space limited, additional fees required)
  • Research tours Thursday and Friday
  • Free exhibit hall 
  • One-on-one help with research and DNA results

Back by popular demand, SCGS will hold its fifth Genetic Genealogy Conference, "Diving Into DNA", on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. This unique conference provides the opportunity to hear from some of the top leaders in the field of genetic genealogy, with topics suitable for all levels of experience using DNA for genealogical research. Six intensive workshops will also be offered during this event that will provide an opportunity for in-depth study of genealogical research techniques of interest (additional fee required). 

The Genetic Genealogy Conference is separate from Jamboree, and separate registration fees will apply.

Registration for Jamboree 2017 and Genetic Genealogy will open in January 2017 - stay tuned for details.

Book your hotel room NOW!

The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel room reservations are now open. Room rates range from $169/standard to $189/concierge level per night. to make your reservations online visit http://tinyurl.com/2017JamboHotel or call directly at (800) 736-9712. Be sure to mention the group "SCGS Conference" when making your reservation to get the Jamboree rate and to guarantee your room.

*Hint: when booking online, if one night of the stay is full at the level you are trying to reserve, the computer might show rooms unavailable. Please call the Marriott. It might be an easy fix over the phone. 

Keep up with Jamboree!
Stay in touch with Jamboree to learn more about the speakers, exhibitors, and special activities.

Genetic Genealogy: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Southern California Genealogy Jamboree: Friday - Sunday, June 9-11, 2017
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, California

Southern California Genealogical Society
Genealogy Jamboree
Jamboree@scgsgenealogy.com
@scgsgenealogy #SCGS2017

13 December 2016

Holiday Hours at the SCGS Research Library


SCGS Research Library Holiday Hours

Christmas 
Sunday, December 18 through Monday, December 26 - Closed
Tuesday, December 27 - Open 10:00am - 6:00 pm

New Year
Saturday, December 31 -  Monday, January 2 - Closed

Regular hours will resume Tuesday, January 3, 2016.  
For more information, click here.


Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
(Cross street Glenoaks)
Burbank, CA 91504
818-843-7247

10 December 2016

2017 Jamboree Extension Series Webinars Announced!



2017 Jamboree Extension Series Webinars Announced!

The Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) is proud to announce the 2017 schedule for our highly acclaimed Jamboree Extension Series Webinar program. SCGS offers an international online audience of genealogists and family historians educational webinars twice a month.  

Whether you are a budding genealogist or a professional, our webinar series offers a wide range of topics to build your skills. The Jamboree Extension Series has helped to fulfill the SCGS mission to “foster interest in family history and genealogy… and provide instruction in accepted and effective research techniques” since 2011.

Registration is Now Open!

Click here to view the schedule and register for as many webinars as you’d like. Following your registration, a confirmation e-mail will provide you with the link to attend the webinar.

All live broadcasts of webinars are free to attend. Webinars are offered the first Saturday (10:00 am Pacific time) and third Wednesday (6:00 pm Pacific time) of each month. You can attend on your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

SCGS members don’t have to worry about missing a webinar! Members have 24/7 access to well over 140 archived webinars and selected Jamboree sessions to view at their convenience behind the member wall at www.scgsgenealogy.com

Print the 2017 Jamboree Extension Series Webinar Flyer to share with friends and family.




Join us for our first session Saturday, January 7! 





Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

07 December 2016

FREE Webinar From SCGS December 21, 2016 - Dr. Michael D. Lacopo, DVM: "Using Tax Records for Genealogical Problem Solving"



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 6:00 p.m. PST 

Dr. Michael D. Lacopo, DVM

"Using Tax Records for Genealogical Problem Solving"


Join us!


ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Although most researchers are aware of tax records, they are seldom utilized and dismissed as boring and insignificant. Tax records can solve MANY genealogical dilemmas and should be a primary record source to utilize. Clues to family relationships, further research, vital information, migration, and more can be found within these amazing records. This lecture will show you how they can help you!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Michael D. Lacopo is a retired small-animal veterinarian born and raised in northern Indiana.  He takes a scientific approach to his research as he does to his profession.  Researching since 1980, he has lectured internationally and written for numerous periodicals and journals.  A self-described “all-American mutt,” his research skills cover a broad range.

HANDOUT
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.

ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE WEBINAR SERIES
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.

COST
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.

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

JOIN SCGS TODAY
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.



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