Wednesday, December 7, 2011

SDGS Family History Seminar Features Thomas W. Jones

The San Diego Genealogical Society (SDGS) Family History Seminar on Saturday, 14 January 2012 features Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS.

The seminar is at The Handlery Hotel and Resort, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108.  The seminar starts at 9 a.m. and will end at 3 p.m.  The seminar cost is $40 per person for SDGS members or $45 per person for non-members.  Registration includes a seated luncheon.  The Handlery Hotel and Resort charges $3 for all day parking with event validation.  The registration deadline is 7 January 2012.  You can download the registration form here.

Thomas W. Jones will make the following presentations:

*  Five Proven Technologies for Finding European Origins

*  Finding "Un-findable" Ancestors

*  The Jones Jinx: Tracing Common Surnames

*  Planning Reasonably Exhaustive Research

Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, works full-time as a genealogical author, editor, educator, and researcher.  A past president and former trustee of the Board for Certification for Genealogists, he has co-edited the National Genealogical Society Quarterly since 2002.  Tom teaches "Evidence and Documentation" in Boston University's online and classroom-based genealogy certificate programs, "Advanced Genealogical Methods" at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy," and "Writing and Publishing for Genealogists" at Samford University's Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research.

I will be attending this seminar, and I encourage all San Diego area genealogists to attend it - Tom Jones is one of the top researchers, teachers and speakers in the United States at this time. 

1 comment:

J. Paul Hawthorne said...

I wouldn't miss seeing my future teacher in person for the first time.