June 8 – 9 – The Oakland FamilySearch Library will be live streaming presentations from the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree
Sunday, June 9
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Strange and Unusual Sources for Irish Family History (James Ryan, PhD)
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Lessons from the Archive (Denise Levenick)
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."
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."
SwedGen Tour 2013/Swedish Genealogy Seminar – Coming 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: How to research Swedish church records, CDs and other online resources, using Disbyt and Dispos databases, researching probate records and estate inventories, finding your soldier’s military records, using historical maps. Instructors: Anna-Lena Hultman, Västergötland, Sweden; Anneli Andersson, Dalsland, Sweden; Charlotte Börjesson, Stockholm, Göteborg, Södermanland, Sweden; and Olof Cronberg, Skåne, Sweden and Kathy Meade, Chicago, Illinois. Watch here for further information, pre-registration and appointments for one-on-one consultations. There will be no fee for this seminar. This is a unique opportunity for the serious Swedish researcher!