13 April 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Jamie Lee McManus Mayhew, PLCGS

Jamie Lee McManus Mayhew, PLCGS, a frequent Southern California speaker, has been involved with family history for over 25 years. Her specialties are land records, FamilySearch.com, and general genealogy research. She is the current president of the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, past-president and current Board member of the Genealogical Society of North Orange County California, and past-president of the California State Genealogical Alliance.

Thursday, June 2, 2016  2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Special Workshop)
TH-D   Plotting Public Land Grants - Hands-on Workshop
Land in thirty of our states was surveyed using the Public Land Survey System. How do you determine what land your ancestor owned with a description like the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 12 Township 28N, Range 8 West? In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to read, locate and draw land descriptions and find out how this information can help you learn about your ancestors. Participants should bring laptops to the workshop. Level: Beg., Int. 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.

Friday, June 3, 2016  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
FR023   "If he could do it, I could, too" - Stories of Women Homesteaders
Learn about the laws and processes that governed homesteading and the lives the homesteaders lived through stories of women who homesteaded. Discover how these records can help you with your family history. Level: Beg., Int.

To register, visit our website

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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