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''' SwedGen Tour 2013/Swedish Genealogy Day in the FamilySearch Library''' ''' Saturday, October 12''' -The Oakland FamilySearch Library will be hosting the SwedGen genealogists and Kathy Meade, North American representative for ArkivDigital for an amazing day of Swedish research classes and individual 30 minute consultations.  Topics include: ArkivDigital (Using Swedish church records online); DISBYT,DIS family tree database (The Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden); EmiWeb (covering immigration & emigration); Lantmäteriet (Swedish mapping, cadastral & land registration authority); Swedish online and CD resources and Swedish culture.  Instructors: Anna-Lena Hultman, Västergötland, Sweden; Anneli Andersson, Dalsland, Sweden; Charlotte Börjesson, Stockholm, Göteborg, Södermanland, Sweden; and Kathy Meade, Chicago, Illinois. [http://www.oaklandfhc.org/documents/Oakland_Swedish_Genealogy_Day_Flyer.pdf '''Click for Printable Flyer''']  There will be no fee for this seminar, but pre-registration and a ticket is required. E-mail [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com] and put SwedGen in the subject line.  All one-on-one consultation appointments have been taken but there are still a few seats left for the seminar. '''This is a unique opportunity for the serious Swedish researcher!'''
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM - Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor  (Craig Roberts Scott MA,CG)<BR>
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10:00 AM to 11:00 AM - Genealogical Periodicals: Where the Answers Are (Kory L. Meyerink MLS, AG, FUGA)<BR>
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11:30 AM to 12:30 PM - Master Using Google for Common Surname Searches (Lisa Louise Cooke)<BR>
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2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Turning Genealogy into Family History: Creating Stories from Stats (Jean Wilcox Hibben PhD, MA, CG)<BR>
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3:30 PM to 4:30 PM - Finding Your Family in the French and Indian Wars (Leland Meitzler)<BR>
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5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Staying Safe Online  (Thomas MacEntee)<BR>
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Sunday, June 9<BR>
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1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Strange and Unusual Sources for Irish Family History (James Ryan, PhD)<BR>
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2:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Lessons from the Archive  (Denise Levenick)<BR>
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<BR> '''San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society Meeting''', June 9, 1PM - Featuring Frederick Hertz, "A Torn Family Reunited through Discovery of an Ancestor's Diary."
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<BR> '''East Bay Genealogical Society''', June 12, 10AM - Featuring Deborah Osterberg from the San Bruno branch of the National Archives, "Resources Available at the San Bruno Archives."
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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Coming Events


Saturday, October 5, 2013 - Closed for the LDS General Conference

SwedGen Tour 2013/Swedish Genealogy Day in the FamilySearch Library Saturday, October 12 -The Oakland FamilySearch Library will be hosting the SwedGen genealogists and Kathy Meade, North American representative for ArkivDigital for an amazing day of Swedish research classes and individual 30 minute consultations. Topics include: ArkivDigital (Using Swedish church records online); DISBYT,DIS family tree database (The Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden); EmiWeb (covering immigration & emigration); Lantmäteriet (Swedish mapping, cadastral & land registration authority); Swedish online and CD resources and Swedish culture. Instructors: Anna-Lena Hultman, Västergötland, Sweden; Anneli Andersson, Dalsland, Sweden; Charlotte Börjesson, Stockholm, Göteborg, Södermanland, Sweden; and Kathy Meade, Chicago, Illinois. Click for Printable Flyer There will be no fee for this seminar, but pre-registration and a ticket is required. E-mail fhcoakland@gmail.com and put SwedGen in the subject line. All one-on-one consultation appointments have been taken but there are still a few seats left for the seminar. This is a unique opportunity for the serious Swedish researcher!

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Oakland California Family History Center

The Oakland (California) Regional Family History Center is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California, with over 9,000 volumes of books, periodicals, family histories, city and county histories, city directories, plus over 37,000 reels of microfilm and 9,000 microfiche containing millions of local vital records and historical census data from all over the world.