Saturday, March 28, 2020
ROOT CELLAR - SACRAMENTO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
presents its SPRING SEMINAR with Josh Taylor
Topics for the day will be:
Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the United States between 1780 and 1840
Have you lost an ancestor between 1780 and 1840? Often connecting our ancestors to colonists can be quite a task; learn how to employ probate, land, census, tax, and other compiled records to help bridge the gap.
Online Resources for Colonial America
Discover websites, online databases, university projects, online archives, and other resources for researching your Colonial American ancestors online. Learn how to use Early American Imprints, JSTOR, and other resources.
Beyond Belief: The Wealth of Genealogical and Historical Societies
There are thousands of genealogical and historical societies across the United States, each containing records that are not available anywhere else! Learn how to find historical societies, and get the most out of their records. Learn what records are unique to historical societies that can further your research.
Online Library Catalogs: A Genealogist’s Best Kept Secret
Go inside the pathway to a library’s materials during this in-depth review of library catalogs. Techniques for searching and accessing materials will be covered as well as making the most out of mobile access and other features.
D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS
♦ President of the New York Genealogical and Historical Society.
♦ Co-Host on the PBS "Genealogy Roadshow" Series
♦ Started researching when he was10 years old!
♦ Josh, an experienced international speaker, has stated that genealogy societies are the "most underutilized genealogy tool."