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14 September 2012

Free Family History Month Class: Secrets from the Grave

Thursday, October 11, 2012
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

California Genealogical Society Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
Oakland, California 94612

Cemeteries can be a rich source of information for the family historian. Join Bill O’Neil for an illuminating overview of graveyards and markers, and an exploration of a variety of death-related documents. Bill's talk will include images of interesting tombstones from some of his favorite haunts. 

This class is free and open to the public for October Family History Month, but seating is limited. Registration confirmations will be sent to the first thirty participants who register. Walk-ins will not be admitted.

Register online.

Bill O'Neil is a retired high school art teacher who loves books and cemeteries. He is the chair of the California Genealogical Society Book Repair Committee. Bill has been researching his family genealogy for about twenty years. 

Photograph from Old North Burying Ground, Dorchester, Massachusetts, courtesy of Bill O'Neil.

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