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VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
presents a
Free Family History Presentation
Saturday, July 20, 2019
at the
Camarillo Library Community Room
4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010

1:00 P.M. “25 TIPS FOR RESEARCHING YOUR FEMALE ANCESTORS”
Presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega
Every year for Women’s History Month, Gena creates 30 blog posts about researching female ancestors. Based on those articles, you are invited to learn 25 tips that will help you identify, trace, and discover more about your female ancestors.

Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women’s history. She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women’s Studies) & a Master’s degree in Religion. Her published works include 3 books and numerous articles published in magazines and online. She is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s magazine, Crossroads. Her writings can also be found on the Genealogy Bank blog. Gena has presented to diverse groups including the National Genealogical Society Conference, Alberta Genealogical Society Conference, Geo-Literary Society, & the Legacy Family Tree Webinar series. She has done genealogical research for the first season of PBS’s Genealogy Roadshow and the Travel Channel’s Follow Your Past. Her current research includes women’s repatriation and citizenship in the 20th century, foodways and community in fundraising cookbooks, & women’s material culture.

2:30 P.M. WORKSHOP: “USING THE FAMILY SEARCH CATALOG”
Presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega
The Family Search Catalog is one of the most important genealogy tools you should be using … but do you know all the features it has? Learn more about ways to search, search terms, and other catalogs that help you find Family History Library materials outside of Salt Lake City.

10:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.: VCGS DNA SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP MEETING
Join us for a small group discussion on using DNA results to further your genealogy research. Please bring your DNA User Name & Password; also bring your family tree (paper or electronic). If possible, bring your laptop, tablet or other portable devices; this will facilitate your research.

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Date:
July 20
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://venturacogensoc.org/

Location

Camarillo Public Library Community Room
4101 Las Posas Rd
Camarillo, CA United States
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Ventura County Genealogical Society