Jamie is a frequent speaker in Southern California specializing in the subjects of beginning research, land records, homesteading, census records, the various parts of FamilySearch.com, and newspaper research. She was a member of the research team for the first season of the television program Genealogy Roadshow. A native of the Los Angeles area, she holds a BA in Sociology, MA in Educational Technology and a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.
FR024 Friday June 5, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Federal Land surveys reached California in 1851, shortly after California became a state. How did the Federal Land system and the homesteading laws affect the current residents? Learn about the homesteading of California.