eNews September 2011, volume 5, number 9

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The September 2011 eNews, volume 5, number 9,  has been published and emailed to members and friends. As always, the eNews features timely information about the California Genealogical Society and our upcoming events. Each edition also includes Suggested Links From the Blogosphere and a photo feature: California Ancestors.

This month, member Anita Wills honors her maternal great-uncle, William Chester Ruth, grandson of a slave, inventor, and self-made millionaire.

William Chester Ruth (1882-1971)

Past issues of the eNews are available at the eNews archive.

The October 2011 issue will be emailed on September 30, 2011. To receive a copy, please join our mailing list.

Photograph courtesy of Anita Wills.

Copyright © 2011 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library

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  1. Elizabeth O'Neal  September 9, 2011

    Thank you for including my article!

  2. Anonymous  July 31, 2012

    This is my great-great-granduncle (Thompson family pay homage)!!

  3. Kathryn Doyle  July 31, 2012

    Just so you know, he's also on Pinterest.