Time for the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree

On June 1, I am off to Burbank, California for the Southern California Genealogical Society’s annual event known as Jamboree. Are you going? The great SCGS volunteers will still take your Jamboree registration “at the door.” For details: http://genealogyjamboree.com/. If you aren’t able to attend, be sure to check out which sessions are live-streamed for […]

So California Jamboree early bird discount ends soon

From the Southern California Genealogical Society: When the deadline alerts start, it must mean that we are getting close to showtime! Don’t miss out on early-bird discounts for the 2016 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree and the Genetic Genealogy2016 conferences. When the calendar page turns from April 23 to April 24, the discount will disappear. The […]

Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in June!

Burbank.  Airport across the road from the hotel and convention center.  Free airport shuttle.  Great speakers on a wide variety of topics.  Free consultations.  DNA Day.  Hands-on workshops.  Sunny days.  People willing to talk genealogy.  Delicious conference meals.  June 3-5, 2016. What are you waiting for? This is always a great conference. Register now: http://genealogyjamboree.com/index.html  […]

Fantastic genealogy grant for students 18-23 is available!

This news release was received from the Southern California Genealogical Society today. I have met some of the past winners at the SCGS Jamboree and they are great as is Denise Levenick. The Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant Committee and the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree are pleased to announce the 2016 Student […]

SCGS Jamboree: Manuscript Finding Aids: Locating Migrating Family Records

I had a great time presenting three sessions and networking with a gaggle of genealogists this past weekend at the Southern California Genealogical Society’s annual Jamboree in Burbank. SCGS reports “Attendance at the 2014 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree was 1388 onsite attendees and an average of about 450 remote attendees who viewed each streamed video […]

Genealogy lectures live streamed from Jamboree

There’s nothing better than attending a genealogical conference or institute for great knowledge, camaraderie, networking, and on-the-spot help. There are many great educational opportunities. I would love to meet many readers in just 2 weeks at the Southern California Genealogical Society’s Jamboree but I do realize that some have family, work, health, and budget limitations. […]

A few dates & links for your genealogy calendar

Do you have these events on your summer genealogy calendar? I will be presenting sessions at all of these events and would love to meet you there. Have a genealogy question? Bring it along to the event and I will help you figure out the answer! Just click on the underlined words to reach the […]

4 busy months of genealogical education for me

I just updated my large wall calendar that I see each time I walk into my office. I have a busy next four months. I hope you will be able to join me at one or more of these places where I will be lecturing. Be sure to click on the links for full details […]