Genealogy Presentations

These are my upcoming genealogy presentations.  If you are interested in having me speak to your group, please look over the list of my available talks at the bottom of the page and contact me at janicemsj@gmail.com.  I can also create new talks, if you would like a topic that is not on the list, or customize an existing presentation.

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Where There's a Will:  Probate Records Can Prove Family Connections
San Joaquin County Genealogical Society
Margaret K. Troke Branch, Stockton Public Library, 502 West Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton, CA 95207

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Where There's a Will:  Probate Records Can Prove Family Connections
Contra Costa County Genealogical Society
LDS Building, 1360 Alberta Way, Concord, CA

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Valuable Information in Freedmen's Bureau Records
Sacramento African American Genealogy Seminar
LDS Church, 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95821

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Grandma, Who Are You?:  Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree, and
  Vital Records and the Calendar Change of 1752
California State Genealogical Alliance meeting and seminar
hosted by Fresno County Genealogical Society
Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 East Perrin Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Vital Records and the Calendar Change of 1752
Oakland FamilySearch Library
4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602

Saturday, April 9, 2016
What Is Forensic Genealogy Really?
California Genealogical Society
2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
A Tale of Two Brothers:  The Patriot and the Outlaw
Anne Bradstreet Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
Delancey Street, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Using Finding Aids for Jewish Records to Help Research Non-Jewish Ancestors
Oakland FamilySearch Library
4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602

Saturday, June 4, 2016
Get Me to the Church on Time:  Finding Religious Records
SCGS Jamboree
Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, 2500 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505

Monday, June 6, 2016
Bubbie, Who Are You?:  Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree
Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles
American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Jewish Genealogy:  Why Is This Research Different from All Other Research?
California Genealogical Society
2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Get Me to the Church on Time:  Finding Religious Records
Sacramento Public Library
828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting
Oakland FamilySearch Library
4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting
California Genealogical Society
2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612

Saturday, October 22, 2016
California State Genealogical Alliance meeting and seminar
hosted by California Genealogical Society
California Genealogical Society and Library, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612

Monday, December 12, 2016
Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust:  What's Buried in Cemetery Records
Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton, CA 94612

Available Presentations
• Read All about It!:  Using Online Newspapers for Genealogical Research
• Using Online Historical Black Newspapers for Genealogical Research
• Using Online Historical Jewish Newspapers for Genealogical Research
• Using the Subscription Newspaper Web Sites at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries
• Following a Family's History for 150 Years through Newspaper Articles
• Introduction to Genealogy:  Family History to Share with Your Family
• Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
• Online Resources for Jewish Genealogy
• Jewish Genealogy:  Why Is This Research Different from All Other Research?
• Valuable Information in Freedmen's Bureau Records
• Reconstructing Family Information When You Start with Almost Nothing: A Case Study
• Vital Records and the Calendar Change of 1752
• Get Me to the Church on Time:  Finding Religious Records
• Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust:  What's Buried in Cemetery Records
• Where There's a Will:  Probate Records Can Prove Family Connections
• They Died in San Francisco:  A Little Used Source of Pre-1906 Deaths
• Grandma, Who Are You?:  Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree
• Anybody Home?:  Using City (and Other) Directories in Your Research
• Immigration and Naturalization Research
• Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting
• Why Would They Put It Online If They Didn't Want Me to Use It?:  Copyright Issues for Genealogy
• What Is Forensic Genealogy Really?
• Using Finding Aids for Jewish Records to Help Research Non-Jewish Ancestors

• A Tale of Two Brothers:  The Patriot and the Outlaw
• Amazing Things You Can Find in the Newspaper about Your Relatives

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