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Writer's Meeting
Wednesday, April 17
Writer's Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Whether you're a novice or have already delved into writing your family's stories, our group welcomes you. Join us to learn the art of creating engaging family history narratives. Our monthly gatherings provide an opportunity to share your stories, offering valuable insights and ideas to enhance your storytelling skills. Together, we aim to breathe life into our family members through the art of storytelling.


April Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 24
April Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.


Managing Your Ancestry Account
Friday, April 26
Managing Your Ancestry Account  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
We’ll talk about what’s new on the site, setting up your account, hints and tricks for searching effectively, the card catalog (one of the most useful parts of the site and one of the most under used).



AncestryDNA-Kathy Fernandes
Friday, May 10
AncestryDNA-Kathy Fernandes  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation reviews the ethnicity prediction and cousin matching features of AncestryDNA and explains how to use the analysis tools available on the site.


Female Pioneers in Riverside- Dr. Desiree Reedus
Monday, May 13
Female Pioneers in Riverside- Dr. Desiree Reedus  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Join us for an enlightening presentation celebrating the early female medical pioneers of Riverside and beyond. Delve into the remarkable journeys of these trailblazing women who defied societal norms to pursue careers in medicine. Discover the profound impact of their legacies on the medical field and how they paved the way for innovative approaches to healthcare.


Writer's Meeting
Wednesday, May 15
Writer's Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Whether you're a novice or have already delved into writing your family's stories, our group welcomes you. Join us to learn the art of creating engaging family history narratives. Our monthly gatherings provide an opportunity to share your stories, offering valuable insights and ideas to enhance your storytelling skills. Together, we aim to breathe life into our family members through the art of storytelling.


May Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 22
May Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.


After the Research Trip
Friday, May 24
After the Research Trip  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
After the Research Trip…You’re home.  You have three full flash drives with all the really cool stuff you found. OR you have 200 pages of copies (paper ones) of the stuff.  OR, three yellow pads filled with (sometimes undecipherable) notes…Don’t wait.  Sort, save, file all that great information before you forget what it all means!  We’ll talk.



Summer BBQ
Monday, June 10
Summer BBQ  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Details to be announced.
 


DNA Painter: Trees and Tools-Kathy Fernandes
Friday, June 14
DNA Painter: Trees and Tools-Kathy Fernandes  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
GEDMatch is a third-party website that provides tools for comparing your DNA with other users on the site. This presentation explains how to upload your raw DNA data and describes how to use the tools to compare your autosomal data to that of your matches on the site. This presentation also reviews the tools available to search the family trees that users have posted on the site.


Writer's Meeting
Monday, June 17
Writer's Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Whether you're a novice or have already delved into writing your family's stories, our group welcomes you. Join us to learn the art of creating engaging family history narratives. Our monthly gatherings provide an opportunity to share your stories, offering valuable insights and ideas to enhance your storytelling skills. Together, we aim to breathe life into our family members through the art of storytelling.


June Board Meeting
Wednesday, June 26
June Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.


Crossing the Pond and finding that Village of Origin
Friday, June 28
Crossing the Pond and finding that Village of Origin  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Crossing the Pond and finding that Village of Origin.  Your immigrant ancestors came from SOMEWHERE!  Let’s discover how to find out where and when they arrived.



Grand Army of the Republic: Researching Your Civil War Veterans -Christine Cohen
Monday, July 8
Grand Army of the Republic: Researching Your Civil War Veterans -Christine Cohen  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Do you have a Union Civil War Veteran? Did you know that in 1890 there were over 400,000 veterans who belonged to the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.)? This organization existed from 1866 to 1956. It generated records noting Civil War service, birth, marriage, death, residences, occupations, detailed biographies, and even photographs. Christine will show you where and how to find these hidden gems.


DNA Painter: Trees and Tools-Kathy Fernandes
Friday, July 12
DNA Painter: Trees and Tools-Kathy Fernandes  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation reviews a number of third-party analysis and visualization tools that are available to assist in autosomal DNA analysis. Topics covered include the Leeds method, several Chrome extensions, the Genetic Affairs AutoCluster tool, the DNAGEDCom Client, and several visualization tools for mapping family relationships


Writer's Meeting
Wednesday, July 17
Writer's Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Whether you're a novice or have already delved into writing your family's stories, our group welcomes you. Join us to learn the art of creating engaging family history narratives. Our monthly gatherings provide an opportunity to share your stories, offering valuable insights and ideas to enhance your storytelling skills. Together, we aim to breathe life into our family members through the art of storytelling.


July Board Meeting
Wednesday, July 24
July Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.


Tell the Stories
Friday, July 26
Tell the Stories  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Face it.  Our kids and grand kids will likely NEVER look at a pedigree chart or read a well-documented, annotated scholarly genealogical Masterpiece.  But they WILL remember the stories you share with them – about YOUR life, the ones you heard from your parents and their parents, etc.  So, let’s talk about how to present those stories.  It’s one of the most important things we can do.



Researching Women - Gina Philibert-Ortega
Monday, September 9
Researching Women - Gina Philibert-Ortega  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


to be announced
Friday, September 13
to be announced  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Topic will be announced as soom as we finalize our presentation


Writer's Meeting
Wednesday, September 18
Writer's Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Whether you're a novice or have already delved into writing your family's stories, our group welcomes you. Join us to learn the art of creating engaging family history narratives. Our monthly gatherings provide an opportunity to share your stories, offering valuable insights and ideas to enhance your storytelling skills. Together, we aim to breathe life into our family members through the art of storytelling.


September Board Meeting
Wednesday, September 25
September Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.


Land Records
Friday, September 27
Land Records  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
They bought land, sold land, homesteaded it, rented that farm, bought and sold a house.  We’ll talk about all the records available and where to find them – the BLM, Military Grants, Deeds, Plat maps, and so much more!



Endogamy Explained-Kathy Fernandes
Friday, October 11
Endogamy Explained-Kathy Fernandes  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Endogamy is the practice of marrying within a limited community or group over many generations for cultural or religious reasons or due to geographic isolation. This presentation describes how to recognize endogamy in your family tree, explains its impact on evaluating DNA test results, and provides recommendations on how to deal with endogamy in your family research.


Open House
Monday, October 14
Open House  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Event details still under construction.


Writer's Meeting
Wednesday, October 16
Writer's Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Whether you're a novice or have already delved into writing your family's stories, our group welcomes you. Join us to learn the art of creating engaging family history narratives. Our monthly gatherings provide an opportunity to share your stories, offering valuable insights and ideas to enhance your storytelling skills. Together, we aim to breathe life into our family members through the art of storytelling.


October Board Meeting
Wednesday, October 23
October Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.


Friday, October 25
Where there is a Will.....  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Where there’s a Will…or Probate…or estate settlement.  These records can be a goldmine of information – even IF there isn’t a will.



Shared Matches Methodology-Kathy Fernandes
Friday, November 8
Shared Matches Methodology-Kathy Fernandes  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation explains one of the research methodologies used to solve unknown parentage cases. This methodology focuses on the analysis of shared matches and presents several case studies illustrating how tools such as the Leeds method and the What Are the Odds? tool can be applied in the analysis..


England Census Records 1841-1921 -David Flint:
Monday, November 11
England Census Records 1841-1921 -David Flint:  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
England Census Records are one of the three main record groups you will likely use to research your ancestors in England. This presentation provides an overview of census records in England and Wales from 1841 up to the recently released 1921 Census. It includes a discussion of details in the census returns and the evolution of the census forms and content for those years. A brief overview of pre-1841 population lists that can be used for pre-census research is also covered.


A Year in Review
Friday, November 22
A Year in Review  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Review of 2024 and looking ahead to 2025.
 


November Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 27
November Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
This date will be moved due to Thanksgiving Holiday
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.



Holiday Potluck
Monday, December 9
Holiday Potluck  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Event details still under construction.


Writer's Meeting
Friday, December 20
Writer's Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Whether you're a novice or have already delved into writing your family's stories, our group welcomes you. Join us to learn the art of creating engaging family history narratives. Our monthly gatherings provide an opportunity to share your stories, offering valuable insights and ideas to enhance your storytelling skills. Together, we aim to breathe life into our family members through the art of storytelling.


Wednesday, December 25
December Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
2:00 pm
Zoom
This date will be moved due to Christmas Holiday
TVGS Society Board of Directors meeting is a gathering of our leadership team responsible for overseeing the operations and direction of the society. We will discuss and make decisions on various matters related to the society's mission and goals. This includes reviewing membership issues, planning genealogy events and classes, managing finances and budgets, discussing research initiatives, and addressing any administrative matters. The monthly meeting serves as a forum for board members to collaborate, share updates, and ensure the society continues to fulfill its mission of promoting and preserving genealogical research and knowledge. Zoom link available the members section.