Wednesday, November 10, 2010

SDGS Meeting on 13 November features Hal Horrocks

The Saturday, November 13th meeting of the San Diego Genealogical Society features two presentations by Hal Horrocks:

*  Preserving Your Heirlooms

How does on decide what to save, give away, or toss?  Learn how to develop a preservation strategy and which methods and tools to use.

* Cemeteries: What They Tell Us

Have you ever wandered through a cemetery and wondered about the meanings for the designs carved on the gravestones?  Learn the proper etiquette when exploring and conducting research in a cemetery.

Hal Horrocks is a professional genealogist, teacher and lecturer.  He is currently Vice President of Programs for the Orange County California Genealogical Society (OCCGS).   Hal has created a website for the Horrocks surname ( - the website includes a One-Name Study, a DNA surname study, contributed research from other Horrocks researchers, and extracted Horrocks listings from US and British censuses.  Be sure to check it out even if your surname is not Horrocks.

The SDGS meeting starts at 12 noon at St. Andrews Lutheran Church (8350 Lake Murray Blvd., just south of Jackson Drive, in the San Carlos area of San Diego.

The Rootsweb User Group and the Beginning Genealogy class will meet at 10 a.m. at St. Andrews Church.

I look forward to seeing many of my Genea-Musings readers there - please let me know if you saw this notice on the blog.

1 comment:

Julie Goucher said...

By chance I reviewed just recently a book Graves, Tombs & Memorials by Trevor Yorke for the FFHS book club.