Chula Vista Genealogical Society

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Society Board

President: Karen Smith

1st VP, Programs: Terri Seat

2nd VP, Membership: Arlene Watters

Secretary: Daryl Hern

Treasurer: Sam Seat


Cemetery: Susan Zimmer

Research Grp: Randy Seaver

DNA Group: Randy Seaver

Education: Susi Pentico

Estate Papers: OPEN

Historian: Susan Zimmer

Hospitality: Jane Furnish

Librarian:  Carrie Holleron

Newsletter: Randy Seaver

Drawings:  OPEN

Webmaster: Gil Leon-Guerrero

Chula Vista Genealogical Society Beginning Genealogy Class

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016
  • Thursday, August 11, 2016
  • 4 sessions
  • Thursday, July 21, 2016, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Thursday, July 28, 2016, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Thursday, August 04, 2016, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Thursday, August 11, 2016, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Bonita-Sunnyside Library Community Room, 4375 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA 91902
  • 135


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CVGS Genealogy Class:

"Begining/Refresher Genealogy Class"

Presented by Randy Seaver


Susi Pentico

Shirley Becker

This is a four session class

Session 3 Outline

Please bring computer

1. Collect and review homework for 102. Susi will do  a show on various aspects of the Homework, 

2. Shirley will do a brief show on sourcing and we will discuss ways to do it

3. Susi will present info on census and cluster research

4. We will do a brief computer  search on FamilySearch and USGenweb

5. We will discuss homework for class 103 (which you should have copy of)

You will learn:

  • What is Genealogy
  • Where to get records of your family
  • Organization of your information

You will need:

  • paper & pencil (#2 preferred)
  • paper (yellow note pad, 8 1/2 by 11 tablet)
  • an eraser
  • 3 ring binder type notebook
  • All information you can gather on your families

We will furnish:

  • 2 Pedigree Charts, 1 for use other to copy
  • 2 Family Group sheets, again 1 to use
  • Research Log
  • Resource List

You will use the Yellow Tablet to start your Correspondence Log.

Please register for this event if you intend to attend so we may better prepare the venue.

Mailing Address: PO Box 3024, Chula Vista, CA  91909

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