Saturday, October 1, 2016

October is Family History Month

 This event was founded  in 2001, Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, introduced the resolution.
 Noting that we were loosing a lot of historical information important to families and communities.
 His quote,  "By searching for our roots, we come closer together as a human family."

  This is the posting for the event in San Diego this year. taken from our newsletter.

SDGS/SDHC Genealogy Day is Saturday, 15 October

Registration is open for the 2nd Annual San Diego Genealogy Day. The event, sponsored by the San
Diego Genealogical Society and the San Diego History Center, will feature Anne Gillespie Mitchell, from (AncestryAnne). She will speak on “How Do I Know When I’m Right” and, in a breakout session, “Finding & Researching Women.” Other breakout sessions include using newspapers in genealogy, resources in San Diego for building your family tree, and free genealogy websites!
Located at the History Center in Balboa Park, the event is scheduled for Saturday, 15 October from 8
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Enjoy a continental breakfast and get your genealogy questions answered from local genealogical societies. Go to for details about price and to select your sessions. Volunteers are needed! To offer your help, or get more information about Genealogy Day, contact Penny McBride at

Here are links to read regarding this event and how to help you get started.

 8 steps presented here.

Great resources here and has Free Wednesdays. New England Historical Genealogical Society.

10 tips and hints are listed here. Some is so easy and few even think about the topics yet they live it every day.

Never can tell  you may find an ancestor was from one of these places,

Family Discovery Day   LDS affiliated site for assistance, open to everyone.

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