Category Archives: Announcement

Adieu to Dianne Carlton

  Message from new SGS President Jacquie Beveridge: Thank you to Dianne Carlton for her service as president!  Circumstances prevented her from helping our society accomplish all she hoped for, yet she persevered.  As she and Greg move to a … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

Merilee Mulvey shares an article from Family Tree Magazine of a very handy tip (three short steps) which just may help you in locating those ancestors ‘impossible to find’.  The article is Trick for Hard to Find Ancestors. The Science On Being … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Census Bureau Update By Executive Order, the Census Bureau has reported it is “suspending efforts to create neighborhood-level statistics on the citizenship and age of residents using 2020 census data”, an initiative recently established for possible re-apportionment of congressional seats. … Continue reading

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Southern CA Genealogical Society Online Jamboree 2021

Jacquie Beveridge announces Southern CA Genealogical Society’s Jamboree 2021. This year, the Jamboree consists of two live conferences – Genealogy Jamboree (June 4, 5) and Genetic Genealogy (June 11, 12). According to SCGS, “Each conference consists of six presentations you … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Merilee Mulvey shares a link to a Family Tree Magazine article on How to Trace Your Ancestors in Voter Records. “Voter records (registration lists, registration certificates and voter registration cards) can provide valuable information for your genealogical research. Not only … Continue reading

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Feature Story – A Census Enumerator

The U.S. Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years (Title 13 of the U.S. Code). As such, the goal of the 2020 Census was to count everyone who lived in the U.S. on April 1, 2020.  Households were … Continue reading

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Suggested Family Research Sources

Merilee Mulvey shares a link to “How to Trace your Ancestors in Voter Records”. The article recently appeared in Family Tree Magazine by Diane Haddad, who suggests voter records as a source for family research through registration lists, certificates or … Continue reading

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