08 April 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Cheri Mello

Cheri Mello began dabbling in genealogy as a 5th grader with the U.S. History assignment. She began her active adult research 24 years ago, after the death of her remaining grandparents. Her expertise ranges from various areas of America, to Portugal, as well as DNA, genealogy software, Find A Grave, and more!

Sunday, June 5, 2016  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
SU007   Thinking like Sherlock Holmes: Ways to Analyze Your Genealogy
By looking at various documents that genealogists encounter, strategies will be presented that analyze and evaluate the document. Inferences will be made and conclusions will be drawn. Level: Beg., Int.

Sunday, June 5, 2016  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
SU034   Find a Grave: A Virtual Cemetery on the Internet 
Find A Grave is a resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and “famous” individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies, and dates. Visitors can leave “virtual flowers” on the memorials they visit, completing the online cemetery experience. Learn how to join Find A Grave, search, create memorials as well as adding others, requesting and taking photos, and creating your own virtual cemetery! Level: All.

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Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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