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Orange County California
Genealogical Society

February 6th Webinar
Daniel Earl

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

10:10 am - Becoming a Genealogy N.I.N.J.A.
All genealogists have hit a brick wall at some point. For new researchers this can be a painful and frustrating experience. Using sound research methodology is the first step in breaking down brick walls. This lecture introduces learners to the NINJA approach to doing genealogical research.

11:20 am - Timelines: Back to the Future of Your Research!

Genealogists often get stuck in the gathering phase of genealogical investigation, finding dozens of records about their ancestors without pausing to examine what those documents mean. This lecture provides researchers with a method for places documents in historical context to help them find the story of their family.

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Orange County California Genealogical Society

Beginning Genealogy Webinar
with Hal Horrocks
Date & Time TBD

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

    01/2021: Bgn Genealogy with Hal Horrocks

    02/06/2021: General Meeting/ Speaker: Daniel Earl

    8th Annual BASH 2021
    03/06/2021: with Michael Strauss

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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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