The Computer Genealogy Society
of San Diego (CGSSD)

"That all genealogists become computer genealogists."

GENEALOGY EVENTS, CLASSES, OPPORTUNITIES

SAN DIEGO COUNTY AREA

All events are open to the public, at no charge unless otherwise indicated.

Compiled by Joan Lowrey. Presented here by permission. Any comments, questions, corrections, additions, etc., please contact Joan at joanlowr@pacbell.net

NOTICES

CLOSED
• All Family History Centers will be closed on Saturday, October 4, due to LDS General Conference.
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NOT MEETING
• The Italian Genealogy Society of San Diego and the RootsMagic user group of the San Diego Genealogical Society will not meet in September.
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DEADLINES
Oct. 31 for early-bird registration for the Utah Genealogical Association's Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Jan. 12-16, 2015, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center Hotel. $375 for UGA members and $425 for non-members (a $50 savings). You MUST be logged in to the member’s area of the website prior to registering to receive the member discount. All registrations will be processed online through the UGA website. Hurry! 8 of the 12 tracks are already sold out (as of 24 Sep 2014). See www.slig.ugagenealogy.org. If you have questions please call the main UGA phone number at (801) 259-4172 or emailsligdirector@ugagenealogy.org. Accommodations: http://www.infouga.org/aem.php?eid=12. Conference hotel: the Hilton Salt Lake City Center; SLIG’s rate is $129/night (reduced from $269/night)for up to four people in a room.
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COMING EVENTS
The EVENTS section displays events occurring within the next 60 days. Major events -- local and nationwide -- occurring more than 60 days from today are the following:
Jan. 10, 2015 - San Diego Genealogical Society. Annual Meeting at Marina Village: Speaker Josh Taylor of Genealogy Road Show.
Jan. 12-16, 2015 - Utah Genealogical Association. Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. Hilton Salt Lake City Center Hotel. All registrations will be processed online through the UGA website. Hurry! 8 of the 12 tracks are already sold out (as of 29 Aug 2014). See www.slig.ugagenealogy.org.
Mar. 7, 2015 - Escondido California Stake. Escondido Family History Fair. Contact: Anne Anderson, laneandrsn@gmail.com. http://www.escondidofhc.com/.
Mar. 21, 2015 - North San Diego County Genealogical Society. Spring Seminar. Speaker: Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist.
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EVENTS

Wed., October 1, 11:00 a.m. - - LEGACY FAMILY TREE. Webinar
"The Fair Court: Records of Chancery Courts." Presenter: Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL. Only one court has ever had doing what’s fair as part of its official mission: the chancery court. With different names in different states (and countries), it was often the go-to court for cases of great genealogical value, including divorces, guardianships, real property partition and more. Speaker bio at http://www.familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=186. Free. Register online.
Event URL: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp
Thu., October 2, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"Researching Your Roots, With Particular Emphasis on the Challenges Unique to Researching African Americans.” Beginning class with emphasis on African Americans Research. Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Fri., October 3, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Writer's Group
Presenter: Diane Altona.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Fri., October 3, 1:00 p.m. - - LEGACY FAMILY TREE. Webinar
"Overcoming Destroyed or Missing Records." Presenter: Karen Clifford. Were you told that all the records in the courthouse were burned so you cannot go any further on your ancestor's line? Or have you searched many times at the local repositories only to discover that the records are missing for the years you need? This presentation will cover a handful of proven research techniques that may help you to overcome your destroyed or missing records. Speaker bio at http://www.familytreewebinars.comwebinar_details.php?webinar_id=206. Free. Register online.
Event URL: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp
Sat., October 4, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Seminar
Fall Seminar, "Climbing Your DNA Tree." Case Studies by:
    Kathleen Cooper, "On Being a GOON: DNA and My McElrea One-Name Study."
    CeCe Moore, "Using DNA to Break Down Brick Walls."
    Jean Moss, "My Adoption Search: Follow My Journey in Solving the Puzzle, Piece by Piece."
    Michelle Trostler, "Shatter That Brick Wall! Finding an Unknown Father After Adoption."
$10 members, $15 non-members, $10 lunch (½ turkey sandwich, salad & drink). Make check to NSDCGS, mail to: Carolyn Hoard, 4065 Park Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008. Register early - Seating is limited.
Location: Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad
Contact: Jean Tempke at jtempke@roadrunner.com
Event URL: http://nsdcgs.org/event/fall-seminar-2014
Sat., October 4, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Workshop
"Engaging Your Family in Family History" moderated by Susi Pentico.
Location: Community Rm., Bonita-Sunnyside Library, 4375 Bonita Road, Bonita
Contact: Susi Pentico, susicp@cox.net
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org
Sat., October 4, 10:00 a.m. - - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Webinar
“Where Have They Gone? Researching Ancestors who Chased Gold” by Hannah Z. Allan. In this class, a treasure trove of historical facts and genealogical resources will help you prospect for the gems in your family history that can be traced to America’s western gold rushes. For speaker bio and to register, go to http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html. Free.

Tue., October 7, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Reunion UG
Reunion software user group, presented by Anne Alves.
Location: Scripps Ranch Branch Library, 10301 Scripps Lake Dr., San Diego
Contact: SDGS at 858-279-SDGS or www.casdgs.org
Tue., October 7, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY, GENEALOGY DIVISION. Class
"Focus On" class: "Naturalization Records." Repeated on October 21. Space is limited, registration is required. Register in the Genealogy Division of the Cole Library or by phone at 760-434-2931.
Location: Genealogy Divison, Cole Library branch of the Carlsbad City Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Wed., October 8, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Research Group
Genealogy news and research questions.
Location: Conference Room, Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library, 365 F Street, Chula Vista
Contact: Randy Seaver (rjseaver@cox.net), 619-422-3397, www.cvgenealogy.org
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org
Wed., October 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Computer class
Computer Basics for PCs with Dave Tooley.
Location: Meeting Rm., San Diego FamilySearch Center, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, in Mission Valley
Contact: SDGS at 858-279-SDGS or www.casdgs.org
Wed., October 8, 11:00 a.m. - - LEGACY FAMILY TREE. Webinar
"Welcome to FamilySearch Indexing!" Presenter: Devin Ashby. Indexes created at your fingertips! Be part of an international initiative to index the world’s largest collection of genealogical records. This class will give you indexing background and basics to help you understand where to begin, how to help, and what we can achieve. Speaker bio at http://www.familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=213. Free. Register online.
Event URL: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp
Thu., October 9, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"Deciphering if it’s the . . . 'Wrong Name, Right Man, Wrong Man, Right Name.'" Learning to weigh the nature of evidence to determine and to substantiate whether this man belongs to this name or this name. Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Fri., October 10, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Legacy UG
Bring your laptop! Bring your lunch! Learn Legacy Family Tree 8′s new features! (Soon to be released!) New to Legacy Family Tree? Come learn how to get started! Seasoned Legacy User? Share your experience! Want to learn what Legacy offers? Everyone is welcome to attend! No registration required.
Location: Community Rm., Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Contact: Jill Scott 760-743-3660, Jeanette Shiel 760-736-0178
Sat., October 11, 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Meeting
9-10 am - Class: "Computer Resources for Genealogy." Presenter: Peter Steelquist.
10-12:30 - SDGS presents Randy Seaver - back by popular demand!
    Session 1: "Probate Records: My Favorite Record Type!" Probate records are my absolute favorite record type for identifying and proving family relationships. This presentation describes the overall probate process, the different kinds of probate records, and how to find and obtain probate records in repositories and online record collections.
    Session 2: "Genealogy is Fun! Seriously!" Believe it or not, there is a lot of humor in genealogy research – names, epitaphs, wills, cartoons, videos, poetry, apparel, wisdom, genealogisms, etc. This presentation takes a light-hearted look at the best of the genealogy humor sites.
    Randy Seaver is a native San Diegan. His ancestry is mainly colonial New England and Upper Atlantic, with some colonial German, French and Dutch forebears, and several 19th-century English immigrants. He has been pursuing his elusive ancestors since 1988, and has been online since 1992. Randy is a former President of the Chula Vista Genealogical Society, and is currently the Newsletter Editor and Research Chair. He speaks to Southern California societies, libraries and groups, and teaches "Beginning Computer Genealogy" adult classes at OASIS. He is a member of NGS, NEHGS, SCGS, SDGS, CGSSD and CVGS. Randy blogs daily about genealogy subjects at Genea-Musings (www.geneamusings.com) and the Chula Vista Genealogy Cafe (http://CVGenCafe.blogspot.com).
Location: St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., cprner Jackson Dr., San Carlos area; park in south lot, enter south door
Contact: SDGS at 858-279-7347
Sat., October 11, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO AFRICAN-AMERICAN GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP. Meeting
"Exploring Your 23andMe DNA Results," presenter Marti Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Canino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Sun., October 12, 1:00 p.m. - - SAN DIEGO JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Meeting
"Using JewishGen Databases," by Warren Blatt. JewishGen, www.jewishgen.org, is the premier website for researching Jewish roots. Warren Blatt will take us step-by-step through JewishGen's most popular databases: the Family Finder (JGFF), the Communities Database, the Family Tree of the Jewish People (FTJP), the Discussion Group message archive, and the “All Country” databases. You will learn how to search the databases and how to add your own data.
    The JGFF contains information on half a million ancestral towns and surnames. The JewishGen Communities Database contains information on more than 6,000 communities in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. JewishGen's FTJP consists of linked family trees containing six million individuals. The Discussion Group message archive contains the full text of over 100,000 messages posted to the JewishGen Discussion Group since 1993.
    Warren Blatt is the Managing Director of JewishGen: a division of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (www.mjhnyc.org) in New York City. He is the author of the JewishGen FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about Jewish Genealogy, and many JewishGen InfoFiles, Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area, and co-author (with Gary Mokotoff) of Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy. He was Chair of the 15th Annual International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy. In 2004, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the IAJGS. Mr. Blatt has over 35 years of research experience with Russian and Polish Jewish records.
Location: Senior Activity Room, Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla
Contact: info@sdjgs.org
Event URL: http://sdjgs.homestead.com/
Tue., October 14, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Computer Group
"Finding and Using Digitized Newspapers," presented by Gena Philibert Ortega. Newspapers are a valuable resource for clues and so much information. As more and more of these resources become digitized it becomes easier to access the information. Join us for this presentation by a favorite speaker and learn the ins and outs of gleaning these clues and information.
    Gena Philibert Ortega is a regular presenter for our Society. She holds a Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women's Studies) and a Master's degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, she has spoken to groups throughout California and in Utah as well as virtually to audiences in the United States and Europe. Gena is the author of over 100 articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines. Her writings can also be found on her blogs, Gena's Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera. She is also the author of the books, Putting the Pieces Together and Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (Arcadia Publishing, 2007). Gena has served as vice-president for the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.
    The Society sponsors coffee & sweets preceding each meeting. The coffee room is to the left inside the chamber.
Location: Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Contact: Pam Boyle, 760-942-7466, boylepam@gmail.com
Event URL: http://nsdcgs.org/
Wed., October 15, 10:00 a.m. - - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. San Diego SIG
Tour the Ranch House Compex at Camp Pendleton. See the chapel, Bunkhouse Museum, and Ranch House, once home to the last Mexican Governor of California, Pio Pico, as well as tour the Mechanized Museum. Free. For more info and/or to RSVP contact Martha Stead mstead2@cox.net

Wed., October 15, 11:00 a.m. - - LEGACY FAMILY TREE. Webinar
Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor." Presenter: Thomas MacEntee. The War of 1812, often called America’s Second Revolution, left behind a valuable set of records that have proven valuable for genealogical research. Many of these records can help solve the “pre-1850 census” issues when only the head of household was named in the US federal census. Participants will learn about the War of 1812, the major record sets of benefit to genealogists, how to identify service information such as location and military section of service, and which records are available to access online. Speaker bio at http://www.familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=200. Free. Register online.
Event URL: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp
Wed., October 15, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Computer Group
Computer help and online genealogy resources.
Location: Computer Lab, Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library, 365 F Street, Chula Vista
Contact: Shirley Becker (clanroots@cox.net), 619-420-0409, www.cvgenealogy.org
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org
Wed., October 15, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. German SIG
Julie Purdy will speak on "Finding a Maiden Name."
Location: Meeting Rm., San Diego FamilySearch Center, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, in Mission Valley
Contact: Bonnie Cosgrove, sakdog@gmail.com
Wed., October 15, 6:00 p.m. - - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Webinar
"Post It Forward: Archiving Lessons From My Great-Grandfather’s Records," by Janet Hovorka. What happens over three generations to family history records? And what will happen to your records? My Great-Grandfather did his best but he couldn’t foresee the iPad and YouTube generation. What preservation measures can you take now? For speaker bio and to register, go to http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html. Free.

Thu., October 16, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. DNA SIG
The group's mission is to educate and inform people about the use of DNA testing for genealogical purposes. The group provides lectures on DNA plus small group discussions and individual help with DNA results.
Location: Community Rm., Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Contact: Kathleen Cooper, nsdcgs.dig@gmail.com
Thu., October 16, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"Identifying & Researching Your Ancestors Who Served in the Military." The objective of this presentation is to research the vital dates on your pedigree chart, and the information on census and death records to identify your ancestors who may have served in the military. Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Fri., October 17, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Writer's Group
Presenter: Diane Altona.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Sat., October 18, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - COMPUTER GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO. Meeting
Annual Mini-Fair (No user groups or SIGS this month) 9:00: Session 1:

10:00: Break, refreshments.

10:30: Session 2:    
Location: Robinson Auditorium complex at UCSD, La Jolla. See a link to maps on our home page at www.cgssd.org.
Contact: cgssd-board@ucsd.edu
Event URL: http://www.cgssd.org
Sat., October 18, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Beginners Class
All day class. Topics: getting started, record keeping, census records, wills & probate, land records. These classes are provided free of charge. All supplies will be provided by the instructor. Sign-up sheets are available in the Carlsbad Cole Children’s Library and the Genealogy Division.
Location: Community Rm., Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Contact: Genealogy Dept, Cole Library, 760- 434-2931
Mon., October 20, - - INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF BRITISH GENEALOGY AND FAMILY HISTORY. Conference
Oct. 20-24 - 14th annual British Institute. Early registration deadline 15 September.
Location: Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, next to the Family History Library, Salt Lake City
Event URL: http://www.isbgfh.org
Tue., October 21, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY, GENEALOGY DIVISION. Class
"Focus On" class: "Naturalization Records." Repeat of October 7 class. Space is limited, registration is required. Register in the Genealogy Division of the Cole Library or by phone at 760-434-2931.
Location: Genealogy Divison, Cole Library branch of the Carlsbad City Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Wed., October 22, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Brick Wall Class
Brick Walls Brainstorming, with Kitty Taylor.
Location: Meeting Rm., San Diego FamilySearch Center, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, in Mission Valley
Contact: SDGS at 858-279-SDGS or www.casdgs.org
Wed., October 22, 11:00 a.m. - - LEGACY FAMILY TREE. Webinar
"Tracking Migration Using the Draper Manuscripts." Presenter: Mary Hill. Learn about the manuscript collection of Lyman Draper which include gleanings from the Carolinas, Virginia, portions of Georgia, Alabama, the Ohio River valley, and parts of the Mississippi valley from about 1755 through 1870. Find out how to approach searching this vast collection and the hidden treasures that can be discovered therein. It is estimated that about one and a half million people are named in these folders! Speaker bio at http://www.familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=193. Free. Register online.
Event URL: http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp
Thu., October 23, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"Researching Slaves in the Family - Sharing strategies and resources on researching slave ancestors." Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Sat., October 25, 12:00 p.m. - - ITALIAN GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO. Lunch meeting
Program TBA Luncheon menu consists of a choice of four pasta dishes with soup or salad, rolls, coffee, hot or cold tea and soft drinks. Pizza comes without soup or salad but with two toppings and soft drinks. The cost of lunch is $12.00, including tax and gratuity. Those ordering wine or beer with lunch will receive a separate check. You may invite family and friends to join us.
Location: Borrelli’s Restaurant, 285 El Camino Real, Encinitas. (see map at www.borrellispizza.net)
Contact: Greg Palazzolo, gsp91978@cox.net
Sat., October 25, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. RootsMagic UG
RootsMagic software user group, presented by Chris Christensen.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camnino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: SDGS at 858-279-SDGS or www.casdgs.org
Sat., October 25, 1:00 p.m. - - ESCONDIDO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Meeting
Mary Anne Vincent will be speaking to us on “Widow’s Pensions” from the Civil War. She is a member of the California State Genealogical Alliance.
Location: Turrentine Rm.,Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido
Contact: Barbara Wickham, 760-489-7760, BW4662@aol.com
Tue., October 28, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Meeting
9:30 a.m. - The Society sponsors coffee & sweets preceding each meet ing.
10:00 a.m. - “Where to Look When You Don’t Know Where to Look,” presented by Connie Walton Moretti. This program examines some methods for locating new avenues for successfully climbing over some of your brick walls.
    A Torrance native and third-generation Californian, Connie Moretti claims to have done genealogy all her life due to a story-telling grandmother who enrolled her in the Covered Wagon Club at Knott’s Berry Farm in the 1940s. Retired from 30 years as an educator, Connie is the former editor of the South Bay Cities Genealogical Society Newsletter, teaches beginning internet and computer genealogy classes for South Bay Adult School, is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogist, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, United States Daughters of 1812, and is past President of the California Division and 2004-2006 Historian General of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She learned about land records, one of her special interests, while earning a Real Estate License. She is a genealogy professional with a specialty in American lineage, has traveled extensively for research, especially in Virginia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Indiana, Tennessee, South Carolina, and California. Connie lectures for genealogy and civic groups on a variety of genealogy and patriotic topics.
Location: Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Contact: Jean Tempke, jtempke@roadrunner.com
Event URL: http://nsdcgs.org/
Wed., October 29, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Program Meeting
"Witness to Gettysburg" with Annette Hubbell. Note: Change of location for this meeting only.
Location: Community Rm., Bonita-Sunnyside Library, 4375 Bonita Road, Bonita
Contact: Ralph Munoz, munoz1951@cox.net
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org
Thu., October 30, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"This ‘n That Genealogy Tip." This presentation covers research tools i.e. Maps, Census, Military, Land, Death, Social Security Records, Obituaries, Bibles and DNA testing, to help authenticate identities, trace property ownership, and much more. Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Sat., November 1, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Workshop
"Maryland Research" by Susi Pentico.
Location: Community Rm., Bonita-Sunnyside Library, 4375 Bonita Road, Bonita
Contact: Susi Pentico, susicp@cox.net
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org
Tue., November 4, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY, GENEALOGY DIVISION. Class
"Focus On" class: "Digital Books." Repeated on November 18. Space is limited, registration is required. Register in the Genealogy Division of the Cole Library or by phone at 760-434-2931.
Location: Genealogy Divison, Cole Library branch of the Carlsbad City Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Thu., November 6, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"Breaking Down Walls, Brick by Brick (Using Clues in the census)." - The gaps on your pedigree chart with missing information is your brick wall. Each question that you have most likely has several sources where you can look for the answers to help fill in the gaps. Census records can help fill some your gaps. Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Sat., November 8, 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Meeting
9:00 am to 10:00 am - Class: "TBA." Presenter: TBA.
10:00 - TBA.
Location: St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., cprner Jackson Dr., San Carlos area; park in south lot, enter south door
Contact: SDGS at 858-279-7347
Wed., November 12, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Research Group
Genealogy news and research questions.
Location: Conference Room, Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library, 365 F Street, Chula Vista
Contact: Randy Seaver (rjseaver@cox.net), 619-422-3397, www.cvgenealogy.org
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org
Thu., November 13, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Research Group
Genealogy news and research questions.
Location: Conference Room, Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library, 365 F Street, Chula Vista
Contact: Randy Seaver (rjseaver@cox.net), 619-422-3397, www.cvgenealogy.org
Thu., November 13, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"On-Line Family Trees." On-line Family Trees provides a quick and easy way to organize, share and preserve your family history. This session will demonstrate how to build and organize your on-line family tree website providing a permanent home for your family history. Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Sat., November 15, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - COMPUTER GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO. Meeting
9:00: User groups: TBA

10:00: Break, refreshments.

10:20: Announcements followed by program:
TBA
by Gena Philibert-Ortega

   
Location: Robinson Auditorium complex at UCSD, La Jolla. See a link to maps on our home page at www.cgssd.org.
Contact: cgssd-board@ucsd.edu
Event URL: http://www.cgssd.org
Tue., November 18, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY, GENEALOGY DIVISION. Class
"Focus On" class: "Digital Books." Repeat of November 4 class. Space is limited, registration is required. Register in the Genealogy Division of the Cole Library or by phone at 760-434-2931.
Location: Genealogy Divison, Cole Library branch of the Carlsbad City Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad
Wed., November 19, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Computer Group
Computer help and online genealogy resources.
Location: Computer Lab, Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library, 365 F Street, Chula Vista
Contact: Shirley Becker (clanroots@cox.net), 619-420-0409, www.cvgenealogy.org
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org
Wed., November 19, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. German SIG
Joan Lowrey will speak on "The Hamburg Passenger Lists and Other German Emigration Sources."
Location: Meeting Rm., San Diego FamilySearch Center, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, in Mission Valley
Contact: Bonnie Cosgrove, sakdog@gmail.com
Thu., November 20, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - SAN DIEGO FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. Class
"Genealogical Research on 'Find A Grave.'” Find A Grave is a resource for finding the final resting place of family members. Some memorials contain rich content including photos, and biographies and it’s an invaluable tool for the genealogists. Instructor: Margaret Lewis.
Location: San Diego Family History Center / FamilySearch Library, 4195 Camino del Rio South, San Diego (Mission Valley)
Contact: Marti Lewis, 619-262-5810, ibemarti@yahoo.com
Sat., November 22, 1:15 p.m. - - ESCONDIDO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Meeting
Elections, crafts, books, bake sale plus roundtable discussion between members and guests.
Location: Turrentine Rm.,Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido
Contact: Barbara Wickham, 760-489-7760, BW4662@aol.com
Wed., November 26, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - CHULA VISTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. Program Meeting
"Heirloom Discovery Day" with Georgie Stillman, ASA.
Location: Auditorium, Chula Vista Civic Center Library, 365 F Street
Contact: Ralph Munoz, munoz1951@cox.net
Event URL: http://www.cvgenealogy.org

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