Events

Feb
28
Wed
Weds Workshop – Find A Grave @ on Zoom
Feb 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic:  Find A Grave

Shannon Luck-Brillhart will explain the ins and outs of interacting with FIND A GRAVE to enhance our research.  She’ll show us the treasures to be found on this site and how to make corrections or contributions to a memorial page.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Mar
2
Sat
VCGS Mexican American Special Interest Group @ On Zoom
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The VCGS Mexican-American Special Interest Group meets to discuss historical literature, research strategies and current information pertaining to Mexican-American Genealogy. We strive to encourage our members to assist one another, as well as the general public in learning about family history. Members and attendees are encouraged to propose topics for discussion and to share ideas and knowledge in Mexican-American genealogy so that we can grow as a group.

Our meetings are open to the public and you don’t have to be a VCGS member to attend. We currently meet six times a year on zoom, The meetings are held in odd months of the year, (January, March, May, July, September, and November) on the first Saturday of the month.

The Mexican American SIG group will not meet on March 2, 2024 in order for members to attend RootsTech 2024. Our next Zoom meeting will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

To request to attend our meeting please contact Juan Venegas @ jvenegasgenealogy@gmail.com or Nancy Lehnhardt @ nancylgenealogy@gmail.com

 

Mar
6
Wed
Weds Workshop – Genealogy Workshops @ Camarillo Library
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Open to the Public @ the Camarillo Library.  Membership in VCGS not required.  Join us for help or to offer help to someone else.  Bring your research questions and a description of the research that you have already done.  General questions and topics for discussion are always welcome.


[This meeting will be held in person at the Camarillo Public Library. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Mar
13
Wed
Weds Workshop – Spanish-America War (1898) / Indian Wars (1609-1924) @ on Zoom
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic: Spanish-America War (1898) / Indian Wars (1609-1924)

Do you have an ancestor that fought in the Spanish-American War (1898) or the Indian Wars (aka the Frontier Wars or the American Indian Wars, 1609-1924)?  Please come and share their story so we can honor their service to the building of our great country.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Mar
20
Wed
Weds Workshop – Follow-up Discussion to General Meeting @ on Zoom
Mar 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Discussion and additional information in follow-up to the general meeting held on March 16th.  “Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking” presented by Paula Stuart-Warren.  See website for more details on her topic.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Mar
26
Tue
Writing Special Interest Group @ Camarillo Library
Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Writing Special Interest Group meets in-person at the Camarillo Library on the last Tuesday morning of each month at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Membership is limited to keep the group more interactive. Contact Beulah O’Neal at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to enquire about joining the group.

Mar
27
Wed
Technology Special Interest Group @ Online using Zoom
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The VCGS Technology Special Interest Group uses a workshop format. Attendees are encouraged to raise topics they need help with or that they would like to know more about and our members will chip in to offer advice and ideas. Our meetings are open to the public. Leaders are Ray Roth and Don Worth. Contact Don Worth, webmaster@venturacogensoc.org, if you would like to join us.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Apr
3
Wed
Weds Workshop – Genealogy Workshops @ Camarillo Library
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Open to the Public @ the Camarillo Library.  Membership in VCGS not required.  Join us for help or to offer help to someone else.  Bring your research questions and a description of the research that you have already done.  General questions and topics for discussion are always welcome.


[This meeting will be held in person at the Camarillo Public Library. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Apr
10
Wed
Weds Workshop – Tax Records @ on Zoom
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic: Tax Records

From Benjamin Franklin: “… in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and TAXES.”  So let’s check into those historic records to find out more about our ancestors’ lives.  Do you know where to find them?  What did they tell you about your family’s history?


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Apr
17
Wed
Weds Workshop – Using YouTube as a Genealogical Resource @ on Zoom
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic: Using YouTube as a Genealogical Resource

There are hundreds – maybe thousands – of YouTube recordings that can boost your genealogical research to new levels of success.  We’ll explore a sample of what’s out there, how to search for them, and exchange tips on which ones helped you the most.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]