17 May 2015

Jamboree 2015 - Meet the Speaker: Jamie Lee McManus Mayhew, PLCGS

Jamie Lee McManus Mayhew PLCGS is a member of the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and various societies in the area where she does research. She is a Board member for the Association of Professional Genealogists, Southern California Chapter, is currently President of the California State Genealogical Alliance, past-President and current Board member of the Genealogical Society of North Orange County California (GSNOCC), and a member of the FamilySearch Wiki Community Council. Her genealogy business is online at www.californiacousins.com.

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.
Homesteading California
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.

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