Sunday, November 22, 2020

Chula Vista Genealogical Society Meeting on Wednesday, 25 November Features Ray Raser on the "Mayflower, Voyage of Hope in 1620"

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 -- 12 noon PST
Chula Vista Genealogical Society General Meeting 
in a Zoom Video Conference Meeting 
Presenter:  Ray Raser on 
"The Mayflower, Voyage of Hope in 1620, and Its Impact on History" 

This presentation will describe the Mayflower voyage in 1620, its passengers, the events that led up to the voyage, the landings, the hardships, the first harvest and Thanksgiving, and the impact of this event on the history of the United States of America. 

 Ray Raser serves as the Governor of The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of California that currently has approximately 3,000 members. He also represents California as Assistant General to the General Society of Mayflower Descendants based in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Ray also serves, along with his wife Gail, as Co-Editor of the California Mayflower Quarterly. 

 Ray is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in History with emphasis in American Colonial History. He did graduate work at George Washington University and American University in Washington D.C. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and retired from a career as a Broker-Builder in industrial and commercial real estate in the Los Angeles area. Ray and Gail are the parents of a daughter, five sons and fourteen grandchildren. 

 This program will be held online using the Zoom video conferencing platform for meetings and webinars. A Zoom meeting invitation will be sent via email to CVGS members on 23 November.  

The invitation will be available to non-members by registering at  Or contact for the invitation.

NOTE:  The Chula Vista Genealogical Society offers an email membership of $10 per year for distant members (outside of San Diego County, California).  Besides the monthly General Meeting with a program on last Wednesdays, there are monthly meetings of the Research Group on second Wednesdays and a DNA Interest Group meeting on the third Wednesdays, plus a monthly 10-page email newsletter chock full of program announcements, research tips and program reviews.


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