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Writers Group Meeting
Wednesday, January 19
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Our Writers Group puts it’s focus on turning ancestral research of facts and charts into exciting stories, recounting the life and times of our families and their ancestors. The group encourages each other in creating interesting stories to preserve history as well as present day accounts that will become history for our future generations.


Ancestry - Recent Changes
Friday, January 28
Ancestry - Recent Changes  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
 For our first class of the new year, we'll be tackling the changes at Ancestry.com - and there are a LOT of them! If you have an ancestry account, You probably have noticed that things are a little different - from searching to hints, to the way the site
looks and the options available to manage your account. We will look at what's new and how to best utilize the 'new' so that it makes sense to how YOU use this wonderful website.


Board Meeting
Friday, January 28
Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
4:00 pm
Zoom



Speaker/topic to be announced
Friday, February 11
Speaker/topic to be announced  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Need Direction? Try City Directories! Presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben
Monday, February 14
Need Direction? Try City Directories! Presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Bio: Jean Wilcox Hibben has been involved in family research for almost 40 years. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (former board member), various societies in the areas where she does research, the Association of Professional Genealogists (serving as president of the Southern California Chapter), and the Corona Genealogical Society (where she serves as 1st VP and webmaster).
For the full Bio :About Jean Wilcox Hibben
 


Writers Group Meeting
Wednesday, February 16
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Our Writers Group puts it’s focus on turning ancestral research of facts and charts into exciting stories, recounting the life and times of our families and their ancestors. The group encourages each other in creating interesting stories to preserve history as well as present day accounts that will become history for our future generations.



Ancestry DNA
Friday, March 11
Ancestry DNA  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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. This presentation highlights any new capabilities recently released by Ancestry.


Finding family information through the DPLA presented by Larry Naukam
Monday, March 14
Finding family information through the DPLA presented by Larry Naukam  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Genealogists are getting much more interested in doing serious research and having accurate citations than may have been the case in the past. DPLA offers a place where these researchers can utilize the “serendipitous discovery” potential of items in the DPLA to advance their research. As more people discover DPLA, they will enhance the quality of their research output by accessing this larger pool of available materials. See full article here


Writers Group Meeting
Wednesday, March 16
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Research Trip Prepration
Friday, March 25
Research Trip Prepration  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Get the most from your trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City by attending this class. Learn the all the tips for being well prepared to undertake some successful family research at one of the best and most extensive genealogical libraries.



Family Tree DNA and 23and Me
Friday, April 8
Family Tree DNA and 23and Me  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation reviews the ethnicity prediction and cousin matching features of Family Tree DNA and 23andMe and explains how to use the analysis tools available on these sites. 


Geneal Meeting
Monday, April 11
Geneal Meeting  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
to be announced


Writers Group Meeting
Wednesday, April 20
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Family Search- A Deeper Look
Friday, April 22
Family Search- A Deeper Look  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
If you are prepaing for the Salk Lake City Trip or just want to know how to better utliize Family Search you won't want to miss this class. We will take a deeper look at how to best use this valuable resource and research trip planning tool.
 



Shaky Leaf Syndrome: Using Website Generated Hints More Effectively presented by Sara Cochran
Monday, May 9
Shaky Leaf Syndrome: Using Website Generated Hints More Effectively presented by Sara Cochran  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Shaky Leaf Syndrome: Using Website Generated Hints More Effectively
Indexing, optical character recognition, and computer algorithms make finding obscure records about our families easier than ever! Unfortunately, computers can’t distinguish between people of the same name who lived in different places or at different times. Using real examples, we’ll practice evaluating hints and attaching the keepers to our trees.


GED Match and Third Party Tools
Friday, May 13
GED Match and Third Party Tools  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
The first part of this presentation focuses on GEDMatch which 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. The second part of this presentation reviews a number of third-party tools that are available to assist in autosomal DNA analysis. Topics covered include several Chrome extensions, the Genetic Affairs AutoCluster tool, the DNAGEDCom Client, and several visualization tools for mapping family relationships.


Wednesday, May 18
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 25
Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
4:00 pm
Zoom


Putting it All Together
Friday, May 27
Putting it All Together  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
We’ve been, we’ve researched and now what do we do with ALL those notes, images, papers we brought back.  We’ll talk about how to file, organize and decide what’s relevant and what might not fit with what we know (or think we know) about our family.



DNA Painter: Chromosome Mapping, Trees, and Tools
Friday, June 10
DNA Painter: Chromosome Mapping, Trees, and Tools  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
The first part of this presentation addresses chromosome mapping which is the process of assigning DNA segments to an ancestral line based on sharing the segments with cousins who descend from the line. This presentation explains how to use the Chromosome Mapping feature of DNA Painter to track the DNA you share with matches and to map segments to ancestors. The second part of this presentation focuses on the Ancestral Maps and Tools features of DNA Painter. It explains how to create different views of your family tree, with annotations for different DNA inheritance paths, and provides an overview of the Shared cM Project tool and the What are the Odds? tool.


Monday, June 13
to be announced  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Writers Group Meeting
Wednesday, June 15
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Leaving a Legacy
Friday, June 24
Leaving a Legacy  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
 It’s true.  None of us live forever.  WHAT will  happen to the decades of research that you leave behind?  Do you have  a plan?  You should. 



Shared Matching Methodology
Friday, July 8
Shared Matching Methodology  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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 a case study illustrating how tools such as the Leeds method and the What Are the Odds? tool can be applied in the analysis.


Monday, July 11
to be announced  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Wednesday, July 20
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Friday, July 22
Lineage Societies  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Many of us belong to one (or more).  Joining can be difficult.  Documentation requirements are different in each one.   Is it right for you?  Do you want to go through the trouble and  EXPENSE of joining?  We’ll be inviting some ‘experts’ to talk to us.


Board Meeting
Wednesday, July 27
Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
4:00 pm
Zoom



Endogamy Explained
Friday, September 9
Endogamy Explained  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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. 


Monday, September 12
to be announced  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Wednesday, September 21
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Friday, September 23
Let’s go back to the beginning  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Let’s go back to the beginning…..sometimes we just have to take a  look at where we started.  Sometimes, (Sadly) it’s best to start over  and do it right this time.  Sometimes we get in a rut and it’s time to  look someplace new or another way.


Board Meeting
Wednesday, September 28
Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
4:00 pm
Zoom



Saturday, October 8
Open House  (General Meeting)
10:30 am to 8:00 pm
Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Annually Open House- details to be announced.


Speaker/topic to be announced
Friday, October 14
Speaker/topic to be announced  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Wednesday, October 19
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Let’s get Organized….FOR REAL this time!!
Friday, October 28
Let’s get Organized….FOR REAL this time!!  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Organizing your genealogy reseach can be a daunting task. We will explore pitfalls, options and new ideas for keeping track and organizing all of our valiable documents, photos and research collections.



Monday, November 14
to be announced  (General Meeting)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


Wednesday, November 16
Writers Group Meeting  (Writers Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Heritage Room, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592


I Tested My DNA — Now What?
Friday, November 18
I Tested My DNA — Now What?  (DNA Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public LIbrary 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
This presentation provides step-by-step guidance on how to approach the analysis of DNA testing data and apply the results in your genealogical research. Topics covered include testing strategies, confirming relationships to family members tested, verifying the branches in your tree, identifying “surprise” cousins, and addressing brick walls in your distant ancestry.


Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 23
Board Meeting  (TVGS Board Meetings)
4:00 pm
Zoom



Friday, December 2
Let’s review!!!  (4th Friday- General Education)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Zoom and Community Rm, Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
A year in review.. what have we learned? What has worked well? Were there unexpected dicoveries? Share your tips, new found resources and success stories.