Friday, May 9, 2014

Gena Phllibert-Ortega, Saturday the 10th, Speaker for SDGS 10- 12:30

San Diego Genealogical Society Meeting

San Diego Genealogical Society will be meeting at St. Andrews Lutheran Church from 10 am to 12:30 pm. 8350 Lake Murray Blvd. San Diego, Ca

Our guest speaker will be Gena Philibert-Ortega.  She is a neighbor from the north of us, she wrote a cook book about Recipes and Ancestors.  So you have heard of her before, do come enjoy the morning.

The society has refreshments and raffles and it is always a great time to meet other genealogists.

Gena's topics will be:

1st Session

HIT THE BOOKS!  UTILIZING DIGITIZED BOOKS ONLINE.
Many researchers use the digitalized form of research and they access is almost limitless.  They can come from free sites, subscription sites, websites, etc.
She will be discuss digitized book websites, how to navigate them and find the information you need.

2nd session

READ ALL ABOUT IT: YOUR ANCESTORS IN THE NEWSPAPER.
One of the best sources for information on your ancestors is the newspaper.  Newspapers are
great equalizers for the rich and the poor, they all get mentioned generally.  She will show us how to get more out of reading those papers, ie scanning the pages with the eye.  In this presentation we will look at where to find newspapers, search strategies and the types of articles that can help benefit your research.


Gena's Biography
She holds a Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Religion.  She is the author of hundreds of
articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines.  Her writings can be found on her blogs,



Gena’s Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera.

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