Wednesday, July 11, 2018

San Diego Genealogical Society Ice Cream Social Program on Saturday, 14 July Features Randy Seaver

The next program meeting of the San Diego Genealogical Society (SDGS) is Saturday, 14 July, starting at 10 a.m. at St. Andrews Lutheran Church (8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119).   This is the annual Ice Cream Social event - with ice cream served between the two program presentations.

The program speaker will be Randy Seaver for both sessions.  Randy's presentations will be:

1)  Descendancy Research -- Most of us have performed ancestral research - discovering the records and stories of our ancestors.  Descendancy research is discovering the descendants of our ancestors, or of a specific person or couple.  Researchers may want to write a book or article about the descendants of a specific ancestor, or perform a one-name "surname" study, or find all of your cousins descended from a specific ancestor.  This presentation describes how you can perform this using standard research methodology, and taking advantage of modern genealogy software tools.

2)  Discovering George W. Seaver's Life Story --
 According to a newspaper article, George W. Seaver disappeared in 1899 in Los Angeles.  Where did he go?  Who was his wife?  Did he have children?  Who were his parents?  Did he have siblings?  When was he born? Where did he die?  What is his life story?  With help from collaborators, George's life story emerges through records found online from a number of sources, and the life of a Civil War soldier emerges.

The public is always welcome at SDGS meetings.  There is no charge for this program.  Please join us!

Please park in the main church parking lot, in the Jackson Drive parking lot, or on the street. Please do NOT park in the neighboring strip mall.  Thank you in advance.


There are two 9 a.m. classes upstairs in the classrooms:

 Class 1: SIG - Del Ritchhart

*   Class 2: Introduction to the British Isles Research - Colin Whitney 

For more information about these classes, click here.  There is Limited Seating, RSVP Required.
If you plan to attend one of these classes, please email for a spot.


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1 comment:

J. Paul Hawthorne said...

Looking forward to this great tradition. Ice cream and genealogy... You can't beat that!