UPDATE: 

SDGS are holding classes and meetings virtually via Zoom until further notice.  Members, guests and friends are invited to join, unless otherwise noted.

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Upcoming Events

    • 15 May 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom meeting
    • 64
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    Cemetery Records of the British Isles

    Colin Whitney

    One of the key facts we hope to uncover as genealogists is where our ancestors were laid to rest. It is especially fulfilling when we can find headstones and cemetery records commemorating their lives. While FindaGrave and BillionGraves hold vast quantities of information on the dearly departed to help us find those cherished items, their coverage is incomplete. In this talk, we will show you how to locate the best websites for finding cemetery records of your ancestors in the British Isles.

    Registration is now open and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    • 19 May 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 60
    Register


    Genealogy Research Challenges

    Don Smith

    Our GIG's own Don Smith will present lessons he has learned from his genealogy research over the years.  There are problems we genealogists face and must solve as we research.  How do we improve the “quality” of our research?  How do we deal with “sourcing”?  This presentation covers the issues Don has faced (and learned from) over the past twenty years.  


    Registration is now open and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Amy Chidester

    at gig.sdgs@gmail.com


    • 22 May 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 25


    Ask a Genealogist

    Panel: Barbara Stanculescu, Christy Dolan, Colin Whitney

    This session is a forum where your genealogical questions can be answered by our panel. You may also talk about any genealogical successes you have had, problems you are encountering, or share with the group some of your current research. It is a chance for you to interact with your fellow genealogists so that we can all learn from each other. I invite you to come and have some fun with us.

    Panel members: Christy Dolan, Barbara Stanculescu , Colin Whitney

    We encourage you to send  your questions, at least two days prior to the session, to cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    Registration will open on May 8, 2021 and will be open for the first 25 people.


    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com



    • 01 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom meeting


    Topics of Interest to Reunion for MAC Users

    Anne Alves

    The primary focus of this workshop is on Reunion for Mac although other genealogy topics of interest are covered. We usually start each session with questions from last month’s topic before diving into a new discussion. Often a mixed format is adopted which incorporates a formal presentation, demonstration of the use of Reunion, and a problem solving session where individualized help is provided

    To Register for this event, email Anne by May 30 at fansvsdgs@gmail.com. This event will be open for the first 100 people.




    For questions contact 

    Anne Alves at fansvsdgs@gmail.com

    • 05 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom meeting
    • 100


    Genetic Affairs

    Colin Whitney

    Genetic Affairs is a DNA website which uses your DNA match lists from other test sites, to organize your DNA cousins into closely related groups. These groups can provide strong clues into how you are related to your matches. The AutoClusters tool organizes cousins at the match level, while the AutoSegment tool groups individuals who match on a single segment. The AutoTree tool uses the trees of your matches to suggest how you might be related. Join us to find out how this website can enhance your DNA discoveries.

     Registration will open on May 22, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.

     

    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    • 12 Jun 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Zoom meeting
    • 100

    Introduction to German Research

    Barbara Stanculescu

    German research can be complex because its boundaries have changed many times over the centuries. Barbara will lead you through what you need to know to further your research of the Germanic countries. she will shoiw you where to find the records you need

    Registration will open on Jun 1, 2021, and will be open for the first 100 people.





    For questions contact Barbara Stanculescu at rabrab.49@gmail.com


    • 12 Jun 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Zoom meeting
    • 100

    Understanding DNA

    Colin Whitney

    DNA can be a valuable tool in your genealogy research. It can break down brick walls, find how you relate to your DNA cousins and uncover your ancestors origins. Join us as we show you how to use this tool to unlock genealogy mysteries

    Registration will open on Jun 1, 2021, and will be open for the first 100 people



    For questions contact Colin Whitney at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    • 12 Jun 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom Webinar

    This months speaker is Sara Cochran.


    Sara will present 2 sessions for us.



    Session 1: Two steps forward, one step back. Is it Genealogy or the Cha-Cha? 

    Revisiting and reevaluating our early research and home sources of information might seem like a waste of time, but often, it’s the key to getting past a roadblock in our research. We’ll discuss techniques for finding new clues in records we already have, and look at several small case studies to see the value of taking the time to go backwards in order to go forwards.

    Session 2:  Hopping down the paper trail.

    The records our ancestors left behind often lead us to other records, and sometimes take us down a rabbit hole. Learn how to scour those records for the next clue, and how to prioritize those clues so that you stay on track.

    About the speaker

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    Information about registration will be forthcoming.

     The public is always welcome!

    • 16 Jun 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 100


    Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati's Historic German District

    Don Heinrich

    The IGGP conference scheduled for Cincinnati this July was canceled due to the pandemic.  Because none of us can go to Cincinnati, I thought we should bring a little Cincinnati to San Diego!  I am so excited about this one!!!!!

    Don Heinrich Tolzmann presents "Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati’s Historic German District"

    The Miami-Erie Canal connected Lake Erie in northern Ohio with the Ohio River in southern Ohio, and when it came to Cincinnati it was shaped like the letter “L” as it moved around the business district to flow into the Ohio River. Germans first settled in the elbow of the canal, and soon filled up the area north of the canal, and it was said that when one crossed it, one was going “Over-the-Rhine” into the German district. The rise, fall, and recent renaissance of Over-the-Rhine will be described, as well as the speaker's research on it


    Registration will open on Jun 1, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Amy Chidester

    at gig.sdgs@gmail.com


    • 19 Jun 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom meeting
    • 100


    Military Records of the British Isles

    Colin Whitney


    Did your ancestors from the British Isles serve in the military. They may have served in WWI or WWII, the Boer War in South Africa, or in India. Perhaps they were in the Royal Navy or the Royal Air Force. Records in Britain have been kept since the 1700s. Join us to find out how you can discover if your ancestors are mentioned.

    Registration will open on Jun 6, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com




    • 26 Jun 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 25


    Ask a Genealogist

    Panel: Anne Alves, Diane Gould Hall, Debra Warner Anderson

    This session is a forum where your genealogical questions can be answered by our panel. You may also talk about any genealogical successes you have had, problems you are encountering, or share with the group some of your current research. It is a chance for you to interact with your fellow genealogists so that we can all learn from each other. I invite you to come and have some fun with us.

    Panel members: Debby Warner Anderson, Diane Gould Hall, Anne Alves

    We encourage you to send  your questions, at least  two days prior to the session, to fansvsdgs@gmail.com


    Registration will open on Jun 12, 2021 and will be open for the first 25 people.


    For questions contact Anne Alves at fansvsdgs@gmail.com



    • 03 Jul 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    No Meeting Today

    Colin Whitney


     


    • 06 Jul 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar


    Topics of Interest to Reunion for MAC Users

    Anne Alves

    The primary focus of this workshop is on Reunion for Mac although other genealogy topics of interest are covered. We usually start each session with questions from last month’s topic before diving into a new discussion. Often a mixed format is adopted which incorporates a formal presentation, demonstration of the use of Reunion, and a problem solving session where individualized help is provided

    To Register for this event, email Anne by Jul 4 at fansvsdgs@gmail.com . This event will be open for the first 100 people.




    For questions contact 

    Anne Alves at fansvsdgs@gmail.com

    • 10 Jul 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom Webinar

    This months speaker is Christine Cohen


    Christine will present 2 sessions for us today.

    Indexes and Probate Records


    Session 1:  Indexes Are The Key To Unlocking The Records

    Indexes make your searches so much easier, but what if you are lost on how to use the index? Indexing systems are so complex that they require guides, keys, or tables to decipher. We will review and master these indexes: Burr Record, Campbell, Cott System, Liber Index, Page Margin Key Tables, Paul Company Key Table, Russell Key Index, Split Column Indexes, Soundex and Vowel Index. They are often the essential to locating ancestors in Probate or Land records online or at a courthouse.

    Session 2:  Probate: Where There's a Will Or Not

    Probate records after an individual's death relate to a court's decisions regarding the distribution of the estate to the heirs or creditors and the care of dependents. This process took place whether there was a will (testate) or not (intestate). Various records may be found in probate files, including wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. These documents are extremely valuable to genealogists and should not be neglected.


    About the speaker

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    Information about registration will be forthcoming.

     The public is always welcome!

    • 17 Jul 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    No Meeting Today

    Colin Whitney






    • 21 Jul 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • NO MEETING
    • 100

    There is no meeting today!

    The German Interest Group is suspending this meeting and encouraging members and friends to attend the Virtual International German Genealogy Conference that takes place July 17 - July 24.  There are several packages to choose from with the "combo" and "USB works" both offering over 60 presentations!  Check it out here and find the package that best fits your needs: https://iggp.org/.              





    For questions contact Amy Chidester

    at gig.sdgs@gmail.com


    • 24 Jul 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 25


    Ask a Genealogist

    Panel: Diane Gould Hall, Debra Warner Anderson, Colin Whitney

    This session is a forum where your genealogical questions can be answered by our panel. You may also talk about any genealogical successes you have had, problems you are encountering, or share with the group some of your current research. It is a chance for you to interact with your fellow genealogists so that we can all learn from each other. I invite you to come and have some fun with us.

    Panel members: Christy Dolan, Barbara Stanculescu , Colin Whitney

    We encourage you to send  your questions, at least two days prior to the session, to cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    Registration will open on Jul 10, 2021 and will be open for the first 25 people.


    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com



    • 03 Aug 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar


    Topics of Interest to Reunion for MAC Users

    Anne Alves

    The primary focus of this workshop is on Reunion for Mac although other genealogy topics of interest are covered. We usually start each session with questions from last month’s topic before diving into a new discussion. Often a mixed format is adopted which incorporates a formal presentation, demonstration of the use of Reunion, and a problem solving session where individualized help is provided

    To Register for this event, email Anne by Aug 1 at fansvsdgs@gmail.com . This event will be open for the first 100 people.




    For questions contact 

    Anne Alves at fansvsdgs@gmail.com

    • 07 Aug 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    Shared Matching Methodology

    Kathy Fernandes

    This month we are very fortunate to have Kathy Fernandes back as our guest speaker. She will focus on how to use shared matching methodology to solve DNA relationship problems.

      Registration will open on Jul 24, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.

     

    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    • 14 Aug 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    San Diego Genealogical Society Orientation

    Presenter Pat Francisco

    This class is designed for all who want to know more about the San Diego Genealogical Society- its people and its programs. We will discuss the history of the society, its officers, the monthly meetings, bi-annual seminars, the education staff, research trips, local resources and more. The session will conclude with a live demonstration of the new website.

    Registration will open on Aug 1, 2021, and will be open for the first 100 people.

    For more information contact Pat Francisco at pfrancisco@cox.net


     




     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 14 Aug 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    Reunion for MAC

    Anne Alves

    This class will focus on how to use Reunion for Mac to perform your genealogy research. Anne will demonstrate many of the functions of Reunion, show how they help you search for information on the internet and how they organize your data as you build your family tree. Some of the key new features of Reunion 13 will be discussed

    Registration will open on Aug 1, 2021, and will be open for the first 100 people.




    For questions contact Anne Alves at fansv@cox.net


     




     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 14 Aug 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom Webinar

    This months speaker is Joy Neighbors

      Joy will present 2 sessions about Cemeteries and Gravestones.





    Session 1:  The Silent Language of the Stones: How to Read Gravestone Symbols  

    Symbols have been used on tombstones for centuries, but it wasn’t until the mid-1800s that this  secret language flourished. Victorians loved a secret, so they decorated graves with carvings,  symbols and statues that told a story about family relationships, religion, military service and  occupations, sometime even adding cynical asides. Stones also offer hints as to how the person  died. We’ll discuss the meanings of symbols and discover how to read this silent language.

    Session 2:  Cluster Research in the Cemetery

    Gain a deeper understanding into your ancestors lives by doing cluster research in the  cemetery. Utilizing the F.A.N. principle (Family, Friends, Acquaintances and Neighbors), we  can discover unknown relatives, gain a better grasp of our ancestor’s place in the community,  and bring more life context into a family’s world. Using cemetery cluster research, we’ll create  a more accurate picture of who our people were, who they had close relationships with, and  who affected their lives. Plus, we’ll find and explore a variety of interesting cemetery records.

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    Information about registration will be forthcoming.

     The public is always welcome!


    • 18 Aug 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 100

    Topics of Interest to Germanic Researchers

    Amy Chidester


    The German Interest Group explores a wide variety of subjects, mostly related to German genealogy. Occasionally, non-German specific topics of general interest, such as DNA or a Review of Conferences, such as the International German Genealogical Conference, are presented. Some classes are taught by  members of the German Interest Group although, in the past we have been fortunate to have a number of nationally recognized speakers. Periodically, we provide interactive classes where members bring in individual issues to be solved.


    Registration will open on Aug 1, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Amy Chidester

    at gig.sdgs@gmail.com


    • 21 Aug 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    Topics of Interest to Researchers of the British Isles

    Colin Whitney


    This Special Interest Group will focus on the British Isles and will be held most months in 2021. It will cover all countries of the British Isles; Ireland and Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. Different countries will be discussed in each session. The presentations will outline research resource available for each country, particularly on-line records. Search techniques will also be discussed. The agenda for each session will be provided prior to the meeting.

    Registration will open on Aug 7, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com




    • 28 Aug 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 25

    Ask a Genealogist

    Panel: Debra Warner Anderson, Diane Gould Hall, Anne Alves

    This session is a forum where your genealogical questions can be answered by our panel. You may also talk about any genealogical successes you have had, problems you are encountering, or share with the group some of your current research. It is a chance for you to interact with your fellow genealogists so that we can all learn from each other. I invite you to come and have some fun with us.

    Panel members: Debby Warner Anderson, Diane Gould Hall, Anne Alves

    We encourage you to send  your questions, at least two days prior to the session, to fansvsdgs@gmail.com


    Registration will open on Aug 14, 2021 and will be open for the first 25 people.


    For questions contact Anne Alves at fansvsdgs@gmail.com



    • 04 Sep 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    Working with Ancestry

    Colin Whitney

    Millions of people have had their DNA tested at Ancestry. This database can be paired with the many millions of user trees which are available for searching, to make a powerful site for finding DNA cousins with whom you share a common ancestor. In this presentation we will show you how to work with ancestry and their DNA tools to establish your relationships to your matching cousins.


     Registration will open on Aug 21, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.

     

    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    • 07 Sep 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar


    Topics of Interest to Reunion for MAC Users

    Anne Alves

    The primary focus of this workshop is on Reunion for Mac although other genealogy topics of interest are covered. We usually start each session with questions from last month’s topic before diving into a new discussion. Often a mixed format is adopted which incorporates a formal presentation, demonstration of the use of Reunion, and a problem solving session where individualized help is provided

    To Register for this event, email Anne by Sep 5 at fansvsdgs@gmail.com . This event will be open for the first 100 people.




    For questions contact 

    Anne Alves at fansvsdgs@gmail.com

    • 11 Sep 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100

    FamilySearch

    Darlene Connor Sampley

    Family Search is a free and extensive resource which should be part of everyone's genealogical research experience. With perhaps the largest genealogical database of records and finding aids, no research can be complete with using it. Darlene will highlight the key features of this website. 

    Registration will open on Sep 1, 2021, and will be open for the first 100 people

    For questions contact Darlene Sampley at darlene.sampley@gmail.com


     




     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 11 Sep 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    Genalogical Research Assists Archeology

    Christy Dolan

    Ms Dolan will talk about how genealogical research was used to provide context to a Colonial Massachusetts archaeological site.  Her discussion will look at an archaeological excavation conducted on the Three Cranes Tavern in Charlestown, Massachusetts.  The tavern was originally built as a home for John Winthrop, the first Governor of Massachusetts, in the 1600s.  He lived there for a few years before moving across the river to Boston.  It was then owned by several generations of the Long family and operated as a tavern until the British burned it in the Revolutionary War.  Christy will discuss the excavations, what was found, and how historical/genealogical research was used to provide context for the archaeological materials.

    Registration will open on Sep 1, 2021, and will be open for the first 100 people


    For questions contact Christy Dolan at  only4ancestry@hotmail.com


     




     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 11 Sep 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom webinar

    This months speaker is Donna Moughty, who will

     be speaking about English research and Irish records.



    Session 1: Strategies for Researching Your English Ancestors.  

    Success in English research is dependent on discovering the location in England of ones ancestors. Learn strategies for finding the information in US records that take you to English Sources.

    Session 2: Irish Civil Registration and Church Records It’s a New World!

    The landscape of Irish research has changed drastically over the past few years with the digitization of the Roman Catholic Church records by the National Library followed the release of the images of birth, deaths and marriage (with restrictions) by IrishGenealogy.ie.  It truly is a new world for Irish researchers!

    About the speaker.

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    Information about registration will be forthcoming.


     The public is always welcome!

    • 15 Sep 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 100

    Topics of Interest to Germanic Researchers

    Amy Chidester

    The German Interest Group explores a wide variety of subjects, mostly related to German genealogy. Occasionally, non-German specific topics of general interest, such as DNA or a Review of Conferences, such as the International German Genealogical Conference, are presented. Some classes are taught by  members of the German Interest Group although, in the past we have been fortunate to have a number of nationally recognized speakers. Periodically, we provide interactive classes where members bring in individual issues to be solved.

    Registration will open on Sep 1, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Amy Chidester

    at gig.sdgs@gmail.com


    • 18 Sep 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    Topics of Interest to Researchers of the British Isles

    Colin Whitney


    This Special Interest Group will focus on the British Isles and will be held most months in 2021. It will cover all countries of the British Isles; Ireland and Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. Different countries will be discussed in each session. The presentations will outline research resource available for each country, particularly on-line records. Search techniques will also be discussed. The agenda for each session will be provided prior to the meeting.

    Registration will open on Sep 4, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com




    • 25 Sep 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 25


    Ask a Genealogist

    Panel: Christy Dolan, Barbara Stanculescu, Colin Whitney

    This session is a forum where your genealogical questions can be answered by our panel. You may also talk about any genealogical successes you have had, problems you are encountering, or share with the group some of your current research. It is a chance for you to interact with your fellow genealogists so that we can all learn from each other. I invite you to come and have some fun with us.

    Panel members: Christy Dolan, Barbara Stanculescu , Colin Whitney

    We encourage you to send  your questions ,at least  two days prior to the session, to cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    Registration will open on Sep 11, 2021 and will be open for the first 25 people.


    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com



    • 02 Oct 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100



    The Priest and the Choir Girl: Searching for Family in an Endogamous Population

    Kathy Fernandes

     Kathy will discuss how she uses DNA to find relationships in difficult endogamous populations. Her methodology will be illustrated with specific cases she ahs encountered


      Registration will open on Sep 18, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.

     

    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com


    • 05 Oct 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar



    Topics of Interest to ReUnion for MAC Users

    Anne Alves

    The primary focus of this workshop is on Reunion for Mac although other genealogy topics of interest are covered. We usually start each session with questions from last month’s topic before diving into a new discussion. Often a mixed format is adopted which incorporates a formal presentation, demonstration of the use of Reunion, and a problem solving session where individualized help is provided

    To Register for this event, email Anne by Oct 3 at fansvsdgs@gmail.com . This event will be open for the first 100 people.




    For questions contact 

    Anne Alves at fansvsdgs@gmail.com

    • 09 Oct 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom Webinar

    This month we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of our Society!


    This will be a special meeting for members only.


    Please plan to join us!


    Details to be forthcoming.


    • 16 Oct 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar
    • 100


    Topics of Interest to Researchers of the British Isles

    Colin Whitney

    This Special Interest Group will focus on the British Isles and will be held most months in 2021. It will cover all countries of the British Isles; Ireland and Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. Different countries will be discussed in each session. The presentations will outline research resource available for each country, particularly on-line records. Search techniques will also be discussed. The agenda for each session will be provided prior to the meeting.

    Registration will open on Oct 2, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Colin Whitney

    at cwhitaz05@hotmail.com




    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 100

    Topics of Interest to Germanic Researchers

    Amy Chidester

    The German Interest Group explores a wide variety of subjects, mostly related to German genealogy. Occasionally, non-German specific topics of general interest, such as DNA or a Review of Conferences, such as the International German Genealogical Conference, are presented. Some classes are taught by  members of the German Interest Group although, in the past we have been fortunate to have a number of nationally recognized speakers. Periodically, we provide interactive classes where members bring in individual issues to be solved.


    Registration will open on Oct 1, 2021 and will be open for the first 100 people.



    For questions contact Amy Chidester

    at gig.sdgs@gmail.com


    • 23 Oct 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • zoom meeting
    • 25

    Ask a Genealogist

    Panel: Barbara Stanculescu, Christy Dolan, Anne Alves

    This session is a forum where your genealogical questions can be answered by our panel. You may also talk about any genealogical successes you have had, problems you are encountering, or share with the group some of your current research. It is a chance for you to interact with your fellow genealogists so that we can all learn from each other. I invite you to come and have some fun with us.

    Panel members: Debby Warner Anderson, Diane Gould Hall, Anne Alves

    We encourage you to send  your questions, at least two days prior to the session, to fansvsdgs@gmail.com

    Registration will open on Oct 9, 2021 and will be open for the first 25 people.