Recent Posts

22 October 2015

Hitting the Mother Lode: Adventures in Discovering Genealogical Gold

Looking for family history gold?  

Come hear one woman’s personal story and techniques in our class, Hitting the Mother Lode: Adventures in Discovering Genealogical Gold on November 14th from 1 - 3 pm.  
Free to members.

What’s it about?
Teresa Parham discovered that her connection to California was actually in her genes.  Not only will she tell you her family's story, but she'll share with you what has given her inspiration, both personally and artistically.

Even though her motto is “results are not always typical,” Teresa feels that “sharing the journey” is universal for those interested in knowing their family’s history.

What’s her story?
Through dedicated research, Teresa’s mother discovered that F.C. Ewer, Teresa’s paternal 4th great grandfather, had spent some time in California during the 1850s.

Her mother’s research led to a diary at the California Historical Society’s North Baker Research Library in San Francisco. Since her mother lives in Rhode Island, Teresa was the logical choice to investigate further. What she found in the diary was indeed “The Mother Lode.”

Who’s teaching?  
Teresa Parham
Teresa Parham is the Teen Services Librarian at the Pleasanton Public Library.

As the child of a U.S. Naval officer who has lived all around the world, Teresa’s culturally rich and rewarding life experiences have given her a unique perspective on genealogy. Her roots have now been firmly planted in California for the past 14 years.

Registration limited. Reserve your seat today!

Copyright © 2015 by California Genealogical Society