Camarillo Public Library, 4101 E. Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA
Presenter: Cheryl Storton, CG
"Adoption, Deception, Divorce, Desertion, and DNA; Finding a Grandfather for Dave"
This case study begins with a flawed birth certificate and takes the researcher on a merry chase through eight states and a multitude of diverse records. We then look at DNA to search out a biological grandfather.
Cheryl has been researching her family since the 1980s. For over twenty years she served the San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society as President, Seminar Chair, and Program Chair. She became a certified genealogist in 2016 after submitting an extensive portfolio. Along with Cafi Cohen she now teaches genealogy classes in Arroyo Grande. Her main goal today is linking the generations with proof statements, summaries, or detailed proof arguments. She is also attempting to clean out her huge collection of pictures and documents. Wish her luck.
Exploring Camarillo Library Digital Resources Speaker: Kay Engel
How to use the Digital Resources at the Camarillo Library for genealogical research.
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Conejo Valley Genealogical Society - Lisa Schumacher
Monday, May. 20th
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Speaker: Lisa Schumacher 1890 Census Substitutes This topic will surely help many who have not been able to find ...