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Wednesday, February 20 - 6pm (PST)

Is Your One-Place Study at a Distance? No Worries with the Internet
by Tessa Keough

Are you working on a one-place study that is not near where you live? What used to be a daunting task is now much easier, due to the internet. Come learn how to take advantage of distance research, how to use social networks to further your one-place study, and how to plan an in-person research trip. Whether near or far, a one-place study helps you take your family history to a new level.

Tessa Keough is a genealogist working on her family history and special projects. These include a one-place and one-name study, and her YouTube channel. These include a one-place study in Newfoundland, a one-name study of the Keough surname, a Google+ community (Legacy Virtual Users' Group), and a YouTube channel (TessaWatch). Tessa blogs at The Keough Corner and Scandia Musings. She contributes to Worldwide Genealogy and the "May I Introduce To You" feature at Geneabloggers. She also writes for The In-Depth Genealogist.

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Saturday, March 2 - 10am (PST)

Irish Research - What's New
by Donna M. Moughty

It's a great time to be researching your Irish Ancestors! Although the loss of records at the Public Records Office in 1922 was devastating new records are becoming available almost weekly from multiple sources.

Donna M. Moughty has been conducting family research for over 25 years. She teaches and lectures on the Internet, Irish research, methodology and computer topics locally and at national and regional conferences and institutes. In addition, she provides consultations, research assistance and training. Donna takes groups to Ireland each year to research and is the author of the "Quick Reference Guides for Irish Research." Her blog can be found at

Saturday, March 9 from 12 pm - 3:30 pm

1:00 - 2:00 pm Speaker: Connie Walton Moretti presents "The Ins and Outs of Indexes"

This lecture is a review of the most common kinds of indexes found in United States county record books. Examples of how to use each system are provided.

Connie Walton Moretti is a third-generation Californian. Connie developed her love for genealogy from a story-telling grandmother who enrolled her in Knotts Berry Farm's Covered Wagon Club at age nine. Connie taught beginning and internet genealogy classes for South Bay Adult School, served as editor of the South Bay Cities Newsletter for five years and is the co-author of two genealogy books. She is a member of APG, NGS, NEHGS, VGS, NSDAR, USD1812 and UDC.

2:15 - 3:15 pm Speaker: Charlotte Bocage presents "Have You Really Looked Everywhere: Unusual Places to Find Information"

You've checked census records, vital records and city directories looking for family and friends. This lecture will provide more places to search for information to document your ancestors.

Charlotte Marie Bocage is a full-time professional genealogist with more than four decades of experience. Charlotte graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies. She is an instructor with Family Tree University and U.C.L.A. Osher Life Long Learning Center. She is the First Vice President with the Pasadena Area African American Genealogical Society; on the Board of Directors, the Education chair, the Outreach chair and Kids' Family History Camp chair with the Southern California Genealogical Society, the Bocage Biennial Family Reunion chairperson, and the Bloom Family Reunion chairperson.

FREE Webinar
Wednesday, March 20 - 6pm (PST)

One Touch Genealogy Research: How to Handle a Record Just Once
by Thomas MacEntee

Do you get so excited when you find a new record for an ancestor that you forget to collect the information you need? Does that record shine and glitter so brightly that you are blinded to other vital clues you might need? Learn the "One Pass" approach to genealogy research and never get distracted again!

Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and as a way to connect with others in the family history community. When he's not busy writing blog posts, organizing the 3,000+ members of, teaching online genealogy webinars and more, Thomas MacEntee is busy in his role as "genealogy ninja."

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