Monthly Meeting

“Finding Records to Help Document Your Farming Ancestor” – By Lisa Gorrell, CG
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Registration Link:  HERE Presentation: Up to about 1870, farming was the number one occupation. You probably have a large number of farmers in your family. There many record sets that document our farming ancestors such as land, tax, and probate records. Newspapers and many agricultural records can add context to their story. Speaker: Lisa S. Gorrell is a Certified Genealogist®, who is graduate of the ProGen program and an alumnus of many genealogical institutes. She has served on boards of several genealogical societies and is currently the recording secretary with the Contra Costa County Historical Society, where she volunteers at their archives. She is a founding member and instructor of the new online institute Applied Genealogy Institute. She enjoys giving genealogy presentations and writing about her family on two blogs: “Mam-ma’s Southern Family” and “My Trails into the Past” She has written a three-generation family history about her husband’s Swedish ancestors.  

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All regular meetings start at 7:00 PM and are free and open to the public. See the map below for directions.

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