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.org
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.
Meeting Dates & Locations:
No Meeting in December 2016
January 21- 10 a.m. to Noon C.A.C.A.: Genealogy Detectives: Solving Family Mysteries Sharing our Research Methods and Discoveries & Celebrating Chinese, New Year- Year of the Rooster
February 25- 10 a.m. to Noon C.A.C.A.: Presenter: Barbara Lu Baltazar- Roots Plus Program: Finding and Visiting My Ancestral Village
March 25- 10 a.m. to Noon Huntington Library
Huntington Library Field Trip: Archives of Early Chinese Immigration Lawyers
April 22- 10 a.m. to Noon C.A.C.A.: Home of My Heart Video by Can To and Discussion A young woman embarks on a journey to save her ancestral home from demolition.
May 20- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. C.A.C.A (location to be confirmed):
One-day Workshop on Methods to Pass Your Family History on to Family and Future Generations
June 20- 4p.m. to 7p.m. SCGS Library: Small Group Work Session: Passing What I Have Learned on to Family
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.".