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NEXT EVENT: 2 October 2017 

 

Jean Hibben of the Corona Genealogical Society will be talking on

“Who is Joe Ovalle? A Case Study”

 

Jean Wilcox Hibben; PhD, MA, former So. Cal. college speech professor (MA – Speech Communication; PhD – Folklore), is a national speaker and author. She is the former director and current staff trainer for the Corona, CA Family History Center, has worked on background research for two genealogy television programs, and hosts podcasts with Gena Philibert-Ortega, promoting their joint venture GenealogyJourneys® (genaandjean.blogspot.com). With almost 40 years of research experience, she is a former board member of APG and current President of its So. Cal. Chapter, on the Board of Directors of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, Western Reg. Rep of the Int’l Society of Family History Writers and Editors, and President of the Corona Gen. Society. Her website: circlemending.org.

In this presentation . . .

Jean will take the audience thru the steps from a death certificate of a person whose name is an alias, working through records to determine who the person was. Native American – Mission Indian – records will be included, along with census records and newspaper articles, in the mystery of tracking this person to his eventual beginning. Learn what is available for Native American research at the Inland Empire’s National Archives facility and other US repositories.
There is no handout for this program.

 

 

 

We meet at the 

CORONA PUBLIC LIBRARY

650 S. Main St. (at 6th), Corona, CA 92882

Meetings are held in the Community Room, the first Monday of every month* from 6:30 – 8:30pm.

To network, get to know each other, or receive/give genealogical research assistance, “early birds” are welcome to gather at 6:00pm. ——————-

*in the event that the first Monday is a holiday, the meeting is automatically “bumped” to the second Monday (or scheduled for the prior Monday).. The society is open to anyone who wishes to research his/her family history. Monthly programs are offered to assist us in successfully identifying our ancestors of all backgrounds, cultures, ethnicities, religions, etc. Members are also encouraged to assist others by presenting a topic that will be of interest to the rest of the group and participating in the various projects the society hosts.

2017-Passing the Gavel

Passing the Gavel: Dottie Laird to Jean Hibben, March 2017

MISSION STATEMENT: To promote interest and education in genealogy.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, installed March 2017 took office 1 April 2017:

Jean Wilcox Hibben – President

Tom Anderson – 1st Vice-President, programs

Twila Costello – 2nd Vice-President, membership

Donna Sering – Secretary

Dorothy (Dottie) Laird – Treasurer

Carolyn Hughes – Correspondence Secretary

Len Enlow – Newsletter Editor & Education

Sherry Jones – Historian

Sylvia Barnett – Publicity

Mary Anne Vincent – Member at large

Pamela Coleman – Member at large

Carolyn Egan – Member at large

All present and accounted for (not an easy accomplishment at one time):

BACK ROW: Mary Anne, Pam, Tom, Jean, Len, Donna

FRONT SEATED: Carolynn E., Sylvia, Dottie, Carolyn H., Twila, Sherry

(photo by Butch Hibben, June 2017)

COMMITTEE LEADS

Susan Tseko – Facebook Coordinator

 

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You must be a Facebook member to join the group (click here or the image above). When you click on the request to join, that will be sent to Susan Tseka, our Facebook Coordinator, who will get back to you. Once verified, you will then receive notification that you are “in” and you can start posting or responding to other members right away. Please be respectful of each other (no spamming or other inappropriate messaging – violators will be removed from the list). Use this to communicate about genealogy events you have become aware of, ask for help or suggestions in your research, invite society members to “friend” you, etc. This is a great way to maintain contact with each other between meetings, so consider checking this group periodically. (Note: no sales or commercial use permitted) If you have a concern about the list, please feel free to contact either Susan Tseko via email or Dottie Laird via email

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  For dues information and to join the society, attend the next meeting and fill out an application or see the Membership page on this website. For questions, contact Dorothy Laird, CGS President (email, above) ——————- To see the schedule of our upcoming meetings, check the MEETING CALENDAR page.