05 April 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: David McDonald, DMin, CG®

With nearly 40 years' research experience, Dave McDonald's genealogical work includes service as the forensic genealogist for the city of Chicago as it expanded O'Hare Airport and moved an historic 160-year-old cemetery from a new runway's path. Board-certified since 2004, he is a past president and current trustee of BCG. Dave served six years on the board of the National Genealogical Society and has lectured throughout the US and the UK. His personal research includes work in England, the Mid-Atlantic, colonial-era New York and Virginia, Kentucky, the Midwest and the Great Plains. He has also done extensive work in the UK and on Germanic lines from the sixteenth century onward.

Saturday, June 4, 2016  3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SA039   Religious Congregations and their Records 
An overview of the types of records of use to genealogists which may be found in different types of religious communities, including Catholic, Protestant and Jewish. Level: All.

Sunday, June 5, 2016  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
SU011   An Illegitimacy: A Mid-19th Century German Immigrant to the US
An illegitimacy, mumbling neighbors (who are cousins) and family lore lead to church records and the hometown of a mid-19th Century German immigrant to the US. Level: All.

Sunday, June 5, 2016  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
SU029   Presidential Genealogy: The Ordinary Folk of Pennsylvania Avenue 
An overview of the men whose elevation to high office brings their genealogy to the fore. Some examples of kinships between them, and their wives, and some clues for finding relationships with their families. Level: Beg., Int.

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Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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