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Orange County California
Genealogical Society

OCCGS Webinar
November 7th

Christine Cohen

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10:00 am - Welcome & Announcements: Kristi Sexton, OCCGS President

10:10 am - The Why, Where, When, What and How of Lineage and Hereditary Societies
Have you ever thought of joining a Lineage or Hereditary Society? What is the purpose of the society? Who are they composed of? Where do you find them? How do you join them? Why would you join them? What activities or events to they perform? Do you need professional assistance to join them? Do you need an invitation? What free or member benefits are available? Are DNA results a membership option?

11:20 am - How Anyone Can Use the www.DAR.org Website
This presentation will demonstrate how to use the Daughters of the American Revolution's website www.DAR.org for research. DAR.org has a wealth of information about the entire United States that can be viewed for free you do not have to be a DAR member to utilize this site. The website also has documentation about confirmed Patriots that can help you even if you do not have a Patriot Ancestor. Additionally, DAR.org contains an index created by DAR members of surnames in published resources and unpublished resources.

Learn more about Christine Cohen

Orange County California Genealogical Society

Beginning Genealogy Webinar
with Hal Horrocks
Tuesday, November 10 @ 3:00 pm


Topics Discussed:

  • How to get started doing your research
  • Genealogy software
  • Genealogy records
  • How to use the internet
  • Census records
  • How to better educate yourself in family history research
  • Pitfalls and things to look out for
  • Learn to have fun doing your research
  • Learn more about Hal Horrocks


    OCCGS Calendar

    11/07/2020: General Meeting/ Speaker: Christine Cohen

    11/10/2020: Bgn Genealogy with Hal Horrocks

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    Saturday March 6, 2021
    BASH 2021 with
    Michael L. Strauss, AG

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    10/25/20 - Speaker Handouts: Christine Cohen

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    Orange County California Genealogical Society
    c/o Huntington Beach Central Library
    7111 Talbert Avenue
    Huntington Beach, California 92648

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