26 April 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Dick Humphrey

Dick Humphrey is the popular leader of the vibrant SCGS Family Tree Maker User Group. He was a presenter at the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Jamborees. Since retiring from teaching science and managing the IT department at Harvard-Westlake School, he creates family history projects such as large tree charts, video slide shows and photo-history books and actively researches a variety of family history sources.

Friday, June 3, 2016  8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
FF-A   Introduction to Genealogy: First Steps 
If you're starting your genealogy and feel like you're going in circles, this course is for you. Designed for those with little or no experience with vital records and census records, this course covers the basics and the most common genealogy mistakes. The course will also explore substitute records and less obvious sources such as mortuary records, city directories, military records, and online resources. Preregistration required. Level: Beg.

Friday, June 3, 2016  4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FR021  Family Tree Maker - Built-In Tools to Clean Up Your Tree
With time, family tree files can acquire numerous kinds of data issues. These may be simple word misspellings, character transpositions, duplicated places, facts or persons, disconnected subsets of individuals, chronological inconsistencies and “missing data.” In this session, several tools and features that are built into Family Tree Maker will be demonstrated to identify potential problems and aid in their resolution. Level: All.

Saturday, June 4, 2016  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SA020  Family Tree Maker – Three Useful Features
Presented in this session are three aspects of Family Tree Maker useful for presenting information or getting it out of your tree: (1) How a customized descendant chart can provide research guidance and help with tracking progress; (2) how the Microsoft Bing Maps feature coupled with some clever fact entry can show connections between travel stops; (3) how a custom report can export data into a spreadsheet for further manipulation. Level: All.

To register, visit our website

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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