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27 October 2019

November 2019 at CGS

Nothing makes a happier holiday for a genealogist than learning and researching! We have a cornucopia of wonderful classes and events coming up this month and continuing into the holiday season. Here's a preview:

Saturday, November 9:
Following the Paper Trail in England, 1837-1937
An exploration of the kinds of records available for researching ancestors in England and Wales from 1837, when civil registration began, to the outbreak of World War Two. Instructor is Jeremy Frankel, professional genealogist and President of the San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society.

Saturday, November 16: We have two classes this day at different locations.

1. - At the CGS library, the Mayflower Descendants SIG holds an extended meeting on making your application to the Mayflower Society. Bring your documentation and enjoy 
this opportunity to learn and share research tools with other Mayflower descendants.

2. - At the Oakland Family Search Library, FamilySearch experts Debbie Perrone and Denise Plaskett cover the ins and outs of entering your family data on in Creating and Maintaining a Family Tree on FamilySearch. 

Be sure to check our website for first Saturday intro class and Special Interest Group meetings as well.

Looking ahead, on December 14 Mark McLaren offers an introduction to Scotland and Northern Ireland Research, and December 15 is the annual CGS Holiday Party! (check your eNews for details)

And don't forget - we have many more exciting classes and events coming up in the new year, including a six-week "Introduction to DNA" class with Mark McLaren beginning January 8, a research trip to the Salt Lake City Family History Library in April and much more! Check out the calendar for details.

All our Events can be found listed at the CGS Facebook page
Or on our website
Or at (search for "California Genealogical Society")

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