Did your ancestors or relatives serve in the U.S. military? Whether you are new to this research and just getting started, or you are a seasoned researcher who wants to learn more, if you live or work in or near north Orange County, California, you will want to attend these two November lectures I am giving about U.S. military genealogy research.
This introductory overview lecture explains Hispanic genealogy concepts, immigration to and migration within the U.S., researching your ancestors lives in the U.S. and in the homeland, and key reference tools for better understanding the records.
Join me this coming Sunday, September 15th for a jam-packed lecture that explains the two “bread and butter” record types for Mexican and Hispanic genealogy – Catholic parish registers and government civil registrations.
Are you interested in learning about the history of your Mexican ancestors, but don’t know how to get started? Have you been researching your Mexican family history for a while, but want some additional tips or need a refresher?
This overview discusses key record collections for tracing African American ancestry, challenges and strategies for working with enslaved ancestors, and how DNA testing can help connect to African origins.
Are you new to DNA testing, just curious, or still on the fence? Perhaps you tested a while ago but need a refresher? Join me in beautiful Yorba Linda for the first Monday evening of the next two months.