Genealogy Lecture Series: Life in the Trees
(1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Location: Downtown Branch
Guest speaker Janet Brigham Rands will show us how to create an ancestral family tree using various resources such as Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org and other popular and traditional genealogical programs. Important questions will be answered such as how to interpret other’s information in family trees, internet research, and tree research accuracy. Janet is vice-president of the Silicon Valley Genealogy Computer Group, and is a family history consultant. A former journalist and an editor, she contributed to and edited MBetter Than Sliced Bread: Genealogy and Technology, a book published by SVCGG. She compiles and writes for the SVCGG monthly newsletter, PastFinder.