Wednesday, January 18
Who Lived Next Door? Using the FAN Club in your Research
by Cari Taplin, CG(sm)
Untangle individuals of the same name and solve genealogical mysteries using
the 'FAN Club principle. This class will discuss methods for identifying
FAN Club members and demonstrate the technique using case studies. Cari A. Taplin,
CG(sm), lives near Austin, Texas and has been a state and regional speaker since
2004, focusing on midwest and Great Lakes states, methodology and family legends.
Saturday, January 21 from 11am-1pm, Los Angeles
Public Library (LAPL)
Online at the LAPL
by Genealogy Garage
We're kicking off the New Year with a brand new workshop: an exploration of
the online services & resources available to LAPL patrons, either from home
or at their local branch. Our expert is Genealogy Librarian Julie Huffman.
Saturday, February 4
Finding Dirk: Insanity in the 19th Century
by Jill Morelli
Is your family secret a relative confined to a mental institution? Using a case
study, we will review the array of publicly available records and compare that
with the records successfully retrieved through the courts. The roles of each
of the players in the process are explained.
An engaging speaker, Jill lectures on methodology and her Midwestern, German
and Swedish roots to beginners and advanced learners. Jill loves to share her
passion for genealogy and is on the clock.