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All times are Pacific Time.
Wednesday, October 18: “Tips & Talk” at the Oakland FamilySearch Center. This week we have a double-header: two talks by two highly knowledgeable people on specialty topics.
At 11 a.m., Jody Harle presents “Census Records 1790-1950,” giving an overview of U.S. census records, with lots of tips and tricks for using them in your research.
At 6 p.m., Robert Leitão presents “A Project That Took on a Life of Its Own: Updating the Genealogy of the Families of Macao.” He discusses how research into his own Macanese ancestors has expanded into a massive undertaking to document, expand, and update thousands of the family genealogies of Macao. Both presentations are free. Preregistration is appreciated. Visit our Events listing for complete details.
Also this week:
Friday, October 20, 10:30 AM: Mayflower Descendants SIG. Led by Robert Trapp. Focus on Mayflower ancestry and how to join The Society of California Mayflower Descendants. Discussion of ongoing research.
Saturday, October 21:
10 AM: San Francisco SIG. Sandra Huber leads this group for those interested in finding San Francisco ancestors, with discussion of where to look for records both pre and post the 1906 earthquake.
1 PM: Family Tree Maker SIG. Presentation, discussion, and troubleshooting for users of the popular genealogy software.Today’s meeting includes a look at the newest FTM update. Led by Ron Madson and Karen Halfon. Hybrid (held in person and on Zoom).
Library hours: Thursday and Friday 10 AM-2 PM and Saturday 10 AM-4 PM
Special Interest Groups: https://www.californiaancestors.org/special-interest-groups-for-members/
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