Larry Naukam

Larry Naukam is a longtime member of the Rochester NY Genealogical Society, serves on the RGS's Church Records Preservation Committee, and is currently its' President and Programs Chair. He was head of the local history, genealogy and digitizing division when he worked at the Central Library in Rochester 1978-2011. He also worked for an abstract company, and majored in geography in college. He has written for numerous online publications, and recently wrote the In Brief Guide to New York Genealogy, published by the In Depth Genealogist.

February 1, 2020

10:00 AM - Lions and Tigers and Blogs, Oh, My! - Using blogs, podcasts and other sources to expand your genealogical knowledge.

There are a very large number of resources that searchers can explore to add more life and understanding to their research. What are some of these sources and how can they help you? And how and where can you find them?

11:15 AM - Land Records - and using them to build a place history of where your family lived.

Our ancestors did live in a certain place and time. There are a number of ways which can be used to find more information about their residences, and could help us to understand a little of why they did what they did. Whether urban or rural they all lived somewhere! There are far more tools to do this easily than ever before.

Handouts, when available, will be in Member's Only on the Speaker Handouts page.


General Meetings

Visitors are welcome at our General Membership Meetings! Join us and learn more about OCCGS!


Saturday March 7, 2020
BASH with Paul Woodbury

Saturday October 3, 2020
DNA Day with Blaine Bettinger

Contact OCCGS:

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

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