Chinese Family History Group of SoCal
Meets: 4th Saturday of most months (check
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
or visit www.ChineseFamilyHistory.com
Southern California Genealogy Society building 417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA
91504 (SCGS Library)
The Chinese American Citizen's Alliance (C.A.C.A.), 415 Bamboo Lane,
in Chinatown, Los Angeles
Alhambra Public Library, 101 1st St, Alhambra, CA 91801
Chinese American Museum (CAM), 425 N Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA
The Chinese Family History Group of SoCal meets to help anyone on a quest
to trace his or her Chinese-American ancestors. While they work on their individual
research, they also gather information and resources particular to those working
on their Chinese family histories. In addition to assessing traditional genealogical
sources of information for relevance, the Chinese Family History Group of
SoCal group are looking at sources of information particular to their roots,
such as backgrounds on family surnames, maps of common ancestral areas, Exclusion
Act records, specific questions for oral interviews based on specific historical
research, and local sources of information as yet untapped.
2015 Meeting Dates & Locations:
January 24: Researching Her Family and Writing Process - Lisa See, Alhambra
February 28: Memories of the Scents and Tastes of Chinese New Year, Sharon Hoy,
March 28: Angel Island Research- Judy Yung, Chinese American Museum (CAM)
April 25: Writing Our Family Stories- 4-hour Workshop, Jeanette Shelbourne,
May 30: DNA Analysis for Chinese Family History, C.A.C.A.
June 27: Assistance with Family History Projects, C.A.C.A.
No Meeting in July
Sept.12: Hidden History: Asians & Pacific Islanders in the Civil
War, Ruthanne Lum McCunn , Alhambra Public Library
No Meeting in December
Meetings will cover tools and background helpful for the search of Chinese
and Chinese American ancestors, with time allocated during most meetings to
cover individual questions. If you are attending for the first time, you may
wish to notify the group of any special research issues you may have.
- use subject heading "New Inquiry.".