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10 August 2012

NEHGS Comes West: Friday, October 26, 2012

The wait is over! It's been three years since our last event with the New England Historic Genealogical Society. This year NEHGS President and CEO D. Brentan Simons will be here with Rhonda McClure and David Allen Lambert who will present two tracks of lectures at our full day Friday seminar. You choose the talks you want to attend. Topics will include vital records, immigration, online searching, New York state, and, of course, New England.

Choose the seminar, the dinner, or both!

Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Full Day Seminar, Continental Breakfast and Lunch
Hs Lordships Restaurant at the Berkeley Marina, 199 Seawall Drive, Berkeley, California
Rhonda McClure and David Allen Lambert will present eight lectures in two tracks.

Session 1
Option A: Beyond the Grave: Looking Past Your Ancestor’s Death Record (David)
Option B: Unique Resources in NY State Research (Rhonda)

Session 2
Option A: New Resources on for New England Research (David)
Option B: Researching New York City Ancestors (Rhonda)

Lunch, NEHGS and CGS updates, book sales, auction results

Session 3
Option A: Getting the Most out of New England Vital Records Online, in Print and on Film (David)
Option B: The Golden Door Has Locks – Tracing Immigrant Ancestors (Rhonda)

Session 4
Option A: Researching New England Military Records (David)
Option B: I Can’t Find It – Understanding Online Search Limitations (Rhonda)

Friday, October 26, 2012, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Optional Dinner and No-host Cocktails
Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto, 1919 4th Street Berkeley, California

After dinner, a presentation by Brenton: Red Alert! Save Your Family History... NOW!
Saturday, October 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Private Consultations by appointment only
CGS Library, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, California

A limited number of 20-minute consultations will be available for $25. Consultations must be paid in advance by September 24, 2012. Scheduling preference will be given to seminar attendees. Please email Leah Walczak or call 617-226-1226 or 888-286-3447.

Register by September 23, 2012 for our special "early bird" prices!

  • Seminar- $60.00
  • Dinner- $50.00

Starting September 24, 2012, the $15 discounts end, and prices will be $75 for the seminar and $65 for the dinner.

Download the registration flier.

Register online.

Rhonda R. McClure, NEHGS Senior Researcher, is a nationally recognized professional genealogist and lecturer specializing in New England and celebrity research as well as computerized genealogy.

David Allen Lambert, NEHGS Online Genealogist, has been with NEHGS since 1993. His specialties include New England, Atlantic Canadian, British, and military research. He is a national speaker and author.

Copyright © 2012 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library