How to Register
Pre-Registration postmarked by July 27, 2019
Registration at the door: $40.00 (No lunch available)
Morning and afternoon snacks & drinks provided
FREE BONUS TO FIRST 35 REGISTRANTS!
DOOR PRIZES, DISPLAYS, OPPORTUNITY BASKETS, SILENT AUCTION
For more information: call 714-319-5994
Yorba Linda Community Center (Imperial Room)
4501 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda, CA 92886.
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:45 Five Ways to Prove Who Your Ancestor Was (Some Reliable and Others Not Reliable)
Case studies will illustrate five ways that genealogists “prove” an ancestor’s identity.
10:45 Morning Break
11:00 Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor
Genealogists may be frustrated by not finding ancestors in the records and places where they logically expect them. This presentation will explain seven reasons why such ancestors seem to have disappeared, provide examples from actual case studies, and suggest strategies to help attendees find their elusive ancestors
Noon Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. The Jones Jinx: Tracing Common Surnames
This case study will explain how missing, erroneous, and altered records were overcome to identify the parents of an orphan named Jones.
2:00 Afternoon Break
2:15 Solutions for Missing and Scarce Sources
Attendees will learn strategies for overcoming research barriers caused by lost or destroyed records, poor record-keeping, or a simple lack of records.
3:15 Opportunity Drawings * Wrap Up * Turn in Evaluations