10 March 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA, CG®

Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA, CG®, former So. Cal. college speech professor (MA – Speech Communication; PhD – Folklore) is a Board Certified genealogist, national speaker, and author. She is the former director and current staff trainer for the Corona, CA Family History Center, worked on Travel Channel’s Follow Your Past (to be aired in 2016), and hosts podcasts with Gena Philibert-Ortega, promoting their joint venture “GenealogyJourneys.” With over 35 years of research experience, she is a former board member of APG and current VP of its So. Cal. Chapter, VP of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, Western Reg. Rep of the Int’l Society of Family History Writers and Editors, and current 1st VP of the Corona Gen. Society. Her website is http://www.circlemending.org.

Thursday, June 2, 2016  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Special Workshop)
TH-A   Understanding Gothic German by Learning to Write It: You, Too, Can Read Those Records 
Gothic script was used all over Western Europe from 1150 and continued in use in Germany until the 20th century. Learn to read and write Gothic script in order to be able to gather information of genealogical and historical importance. Attendees will need to bring lined paper and pencil to practice writing German Gothic Script. Level: All.
Additional registration and fees apply.  Limited to 40 participants.

Friday, June 3, 2016  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
FF-E   Why and How to Become a Professional Genealogist
Have you ever considered becoming a professional genealogist? Learn reasons why you might wish to do so and what it takes to become successful in the field. Level: All.

Sunday, June 5, 2016  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
SU022  Beware the Enchanted Forrest: Perils and Pitfalls of On-line Trees
When is it safe to get information from an on-line tree? This class will help answer that question plus give guidelines for putting your tree up on the Internet. Level: Beg.

To register, visit our website

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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