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Group interested in Genealogy and family history research using computers
Group interested in Genealogy and family history research using computers

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Our classes this month will be:

- Opening Session (by Richard Rands, President)
- Wills and Administrations (by Richard Rands)
- Scanning Basics (by Lesly Klippel)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac (by Pam Brigham)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac Basics (by Pat Solomon)
- Getting Started in Genealogy - Q&A (by Carleen Foster)

Attending our meeting and classes are free! 
Everyone is welcome. 
We have ample free parking, too.

Checkout our website at www.svcgg.org

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The upcoming seminar, Discovering Our Ancestors’ Records, is approaching quickly.

The seminar will be free and open to the public. Participants with any level of genealogy experience — from beginners to experts — are welcome. Preregistration is recommended, to make sure that adequate seating and seminar materials can be provided.

Keynote speaker for the opening session will be Rodney DeGiulio, executive vice president for records at FamilySearch.

Classes will cover numerous types of records for genealogy, including census,land, immigration, cemetery, and vital records. Other classes will cover transcribing records; and using family documents, newspapers, and obituaries.

Family history and personal database software tutors will be available in the Santa Clara Family History Center.

A selection of RootsTech 2015 conference videos will be available in English, Mandarin, and Spanish.

Co-hosting this seminar with the Silicon Valley Computer Genealogy Group will be the Santa Clara and Los Altos Family History Centers. The seminar is part of the worldwide RootsTech Family Discovery Day series under the auspices of FamilySearch.

SVCGG seminars are are always free of charge. Persons of any race, any ethnicity, and any faith are welcome. Adults and children ages 12 and older are invited to participate in the seminar. Babysitting service for younger children will not be available.

The October 10 seminar will be at the Quince meetinghouse, 875 Quince Ave., Santa Clara, California, from 9 A.M. to 4:15 P.M.

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Our classes this month will be:

- Opening Session (by Richard Rands, President)
- Wills and Administrations (by Richard Rands)
- Scanning (by Janet Brigham)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac (by Pam Brigham)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac Basics (by Pat Solomon)
- Getting Started in Genealogy - Q&A (by Carleen Foster)

Attending our meeting and classes are free! 
Everyone is welcome. 
We have ample free parking, too.

Checkout our website at www.svcgg.org

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The SVCGG.org website has been updated with the materials from the following classes held on Saturday, August 8th:
- Reunion 11 for the Mac - Explore PLACES – Mapping and Geo Coding (by Martha Wallace) 
- Reunion 11 for the Mac Basics - Creating Sources (by Pat Solomon)

These can be found on the Prior Meetings web page, 
http://www.svcgg.org/pages/meetingsPrior.html

The class materials can be downloaded by clicking on the underlined class titles.

When additional class materials are uploaded a notice will be posted here.

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Our classes this month Saturday, September 12, 2015, will be:

- Opening Session (by Richard Rands, President)
- TBA (by TBD)
- TBA (by TBD)
- Using Ancestral Quest (parent of PAF) (by Lesly Klippel)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac (by Pam Brigham)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac Basics (by Pat Solomon)
- Getting Started in Genealogy - Q&A (by Carleen Foster)

Attending our meeting and classes are free! 
Everyone is welcome. 
We have ample free parking, too.

Checkout our website at www.svcgg.org

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Our classes this month on Saturday, August 8, 2015 will be:

- Opening Session (by Richard Rands, President)
-TBD Genealogy Research Topic (by TBD)
- Real-time Organizing and Cataloguing (by Richard Rands)
- Indexing the Freedman's Bureau Records (by Janet Brigham)
- Using Ancestral Quest (parent of PAF) (by Lesly Klippel)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac (by Martha Wallace)
- Reunion 11 for the Mac Basics (by Pat Solomon)
- Getting Started in Genealogy - Q&A (by Carleen Foster)

Attending our meeting and classes are free! Everyone is welcome. We have ample free parking, too.

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The class materials from our November meeting are now posted on the SVCGG web site. You can find them on the Prior Meetings page as links in the class titles or the words "Handout". Included are items from these classes:
- Virginia Research, by Richard Rands
- Life in the Trees, A Comparison of Online Trees, by Janet Brigham
- Reunion for the Mac Basics - Adding Pictures into Charts, by Pat Solomon
- Reunion 10 for the Mac - Tidying Up Your Database, by Patricia Burrow

Enjoy!

http://www.svcgg.org/pages/meetingsPrior.html

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The handouts for all our classes held this past Saturday, October 11, are available on the SVCGG website. On the Prior Meetings web page each handout can be downloaded by clicking on the title of the class in which you are interested. The direct webpage is:
http://www.svcgg.org/pages/meetingsPrior.html 

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Opening Session (by Richard Rands, President)
Virginia Research (by Richard Rands)
Preparing Photo Books for Holiday giving (by Janet Brigham)
Reunion 10 for the Mac (by Martha Wallace)
Reunion for the Mac Basics (by Pat Solomon)
Research with Lesly - Q&A (by Lesly Klippel)
Getting started in genealogy - Q&A (by Carleen Foster)

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Classes to be held this meeting:

- Opening Session (by Richard Rands, President)
- Ohio Research (by Richard Rands )
- Using Evernote for Family History (by Pamela Brigham)
- Reunion 10 for the Mac (by TBD )
- Reunion for the Mac Basics (by TBD )
- Research with Lesly - Q&A (by Lesly Klippel)
- Getting started in genealogy - Q&A (by Carleen Foster)
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