Tag Archives: Genealogy Conferences

The Son of Blogger

I’m still recovering from the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree held this past weekend in Burbank, California. One of the pivotal events of my weekend was the Blogger’s Summit “Son of Blogger” held on Saturday morning. Continue reading

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At the Feet of the footnoteMaven

On Sunday at the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, five of the bloggers present got together for a group photo. Considering that the footnoteMaven was among us, we opted for a photo of our foot(notes). Continue reading

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Photos from the Ontario Genealogical Society Conference

I attended the Ontario Genealogical Society Conference held in Oakville, Ontario, Canada from May 29-31, 2009. There, I finally met several genealogy colleagues and friends in person, including Louise St. Denis and Sharon Murphy from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, and fellow bloggers Janet Iles and Brenda Dougall Merriman. Continue reading

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Breaking Down Brick Walls at CGS

San Francisco Bay Area genealogists who attended Saturday’s meeting at the California Genealogical Society and Library were treated to a lively and informative presentation on Breaking Down Brick Walls. The Sherman Room at the Society’s facility in Oakland was filled to capacity for the … Continue reading

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Geoff Rasmussen and Legacy Family Tree at the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree 2008

In my effort to learn more about the various genealogy software packages currently on the market, I attended Geoff Rasmussen’s lecture “Overview of Legacy Family Tree 7″ at the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree 2008. Geoff Rasmussen at the Southern California … Continue reading

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Megan Smolenyak at Jamboree

While at Jamboree, I had the pleasure of participating in the Genealogy Blogger Summit with Megan Smolenyak and hearing her two presentations on DNA entitled Trace Your Roots with DNA and Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options. Continue reading

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From the Genealogy Blogger Summit at Jamboree

I haven’t had a spare moment at Jamboree, but I wanted to post this photo taken at the Genealogy Blogger Summit. Some of the Genealogy Bloggers at Jamboree SOURCE: Some of the Genealogy Bloggers at Jamboree (Burbank, Los Angeles Co., … Continue reading

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GuestBlog: Southen California Genealogy Jamboree 2008

Today’s GuestBlog is written by Paula Hinkel of the Southern California Genealogical Society. Deadline Alert Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2008 June 27, 28, 29 at the Burbank Airport Marriott There’s still time to join us for Jamboree!  Don’t miss … Continue reading

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Steve Morse at the California Genealogical Society

The California Genealogical Society held a membership meeting on Saturday, May 10 at the Society’s library in Oakland, California. Continue reading

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Monday at UPGS 2008

Today’s UPGS 2008 program was largely devoted to research in the Family History Library. Continue reading

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