Temecula Valley Genealogical Society
 

Our Mission:Temecula Valley Genealogical Society is devoted to fostering a vibrant community dedicated to discovering, documenting, and sharing ancestral stories. With a commitment to education, collaboration, and the preservation of heritage, we strive to connect individuals with their roots, nurture a deeper understanding of our collective past, and provide resources that enable a profound appreciation for the richness of our ancestors' life journeys.           

     Upcoming Events     
Monday, July 8
 
Grand Army of the Republic: Researching Your Civil War Veterans
 
Christine Cohen
 
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
Grand Army of the Republic: Researching Your Civil War Veterans -Christine Cohen
 
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.
 

Friday, July 12
 
Third-Party Analysis and Visualization Tools
 
Kathy Fernandes 
 
10:00 am
Zoom & Ron H. Roberts Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Rd. Temecula, CA 92592
 
Ancestry DNA -Kathy Fernandes
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.
 

Friday, July 26
 
Tell the Stories  
 
Laurice Johnson
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
 
Celebrating Independance in July
 
Revolutionary War Ancestors...where to find their stories