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Saturday, January 31
Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) 32nd ANNUAL SEMINAR  (Other Genealogical Events)
9:00 am
Masonic Lodge, Whittier, California 7604 Greenleaf Ave. at Mar Vista in Whittier

Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS)
32nd ANNUAL SEMINAR

Presents
GEOFFREY RASMUSSEN

    Topics:
$ Digital Research Guidance and To Do Lists
$ Googling Around with Google and Other Technologies
$ Timelines and Chronologies: Secrets of Genealogy Success
$ Technology and Techniques for Researching a Common Surname

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Masonic Lodge, Whittier, California
7604 Greenleaf Ave. at Mar Vista in Whittier

To download the 2015 Seminar Flyer, click here, fill out the information, enclose a check payable to WAGS and mail with the registration form no later than January 24, 2015 to
WAGS Seminar, P.O. Box 4367, Whittier, CA 90607-4367.

 



Tuesday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 10
Tuesday Lunch and Learn  (Tuesday Lunch and Learn)
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Sahyun Library
Tuesday, February 10, 2014
Tuesday Lunch and Learn
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Sahyun Library
 
Topic for February:
Genealogy on You Tube
 
Bring your lunch and let's eat and talk genealogy.
Great for all levels beginner to experienced we all learn from each other.


Wednesday, February 11 through Saturday, February 14
FGS 2015 National Conference  (Other Genealogical Events)
Salt Lake City, Utah
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE FGS 2015 NATIONAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULED
FOR FEBRUARY 11–14 IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. This highly anticipated
genealogy event puts the FGS and RootsTech conferences under one roof at
the Salt Palace Convention Center (SPCC).

Registration opens with a SPECIAL EARLY BIRD PRICE OF $139 FOR A FULL
FGS CONFERENCE REGISTRATION. That pricing is available through September
12, 2014. Attend only FGS or add-on a FULL ROOTSTECH PASS FOR AN
ADDITIONAL $39. Register now at: HTTP://FGSCONFERENCE.ORG/2015 [4].

FGS President, D. Joshua Taylor, shares "FGS 2015 will undoubtedly be
part of the largest family history event in North America. We are
delighted to partner with RootsTech to bring the best of tradition and
innovation to the family history community."


Sunday, February 15
Jewish Genealogical Society of Conejo Valley and Ventura County  (Other Genealogical Events)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Los Angeles Family History Library, 10741 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles
The Topic:  Assisted Research Afternoon at the L.A. Family History Library (LAFHL)
Experienced JGSCV members and Family History Library volunteers will be available to help members get the most out of the L.A. Family History Library's [LAFHL] resources, including computer assistance with many popular genealogical databases including Ancestry.com FindMyPast, Fold3.com, MyHeritage (Library edition), ProQuest Obituaries, World Vital Records,and more! The LAFHL has many computers so everyone can use them simultaneously. In addition, there are Jewish microfilms of Eastern Europe and a selection of others, including maps and gazetteers. Bring your research documents with you and bring a flash drive if you want to download electronic images of online images. Hard copying is also available. Our sister JGS, JGSLA’s library is available for research at the LAFHL.
 
Barbara Algaze, JGSCV member, volunteer at the LAFHL, and librarian for the JGSLA, will give a brief introduction to the FamilySearch website and other resources at the L.A. Family History Library including using free subscription websites and ordering microfilms. This is a presentation to help with your Jewish Research, getting started on the Family History Library computers and navigating the Family Search website.
 
This meeting is open only to current dues-paid members of JGSCV.  Anyone may join at the door. JGSCV is open to anyone interested in researching their Jewish roots. The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County is dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools with anyone interested in Jewish genealogy and family history.
For more information contact: information@JGSCV.org or Jan Meisels Allen@ 818-889-6616



Saturday, March 21
Conejo Valley Genealogical Society 2015 Seminar  (Other Genealogical Events)
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 East Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA

EVERY ATTENDEE HAS A CHANCE TO WIN A 3-DAY PASS TO THE SCGS 2015 JAMBOREE!!!

Speaker: THOMAS W JONES Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
Has edited the National Genealogical Society Quarterly since 2002. He is author of Mastering Genealogical Proof, a popular textbook on genealogical assessment and reasoning. Tom also is a trustee and a past president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, and recipient of its 2011 Professional Achievement Award and its 2004 Grahame T. Smallwood Jr. Award of Merit.
Presentation Topics:
Finding “Unfindable” Ancestors
Can a Complex Research Problem be Solved Solely Online?
Five Proven Techniques for Finding Your Ancestor’s European Origin
Organizing Evidence to Overcome Record Shortages



Wednesday, May 13 through Saturday, May 16
2015 Family History Conference  (Other Genealogical Events)
St. Charles, Missouri
The National Genealogical Society announces the opening of registration on December 1st for their 2015 Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri.  The dates of the conference are May 13-16, 2015.  Go to their website http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/ for further information.