Vol 7 No 10 ...Editor: Gail Gilbert ...October 2000
South Orange County California Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 4513, Mission Viejo, CA. 92690
Monthly meetings are held on the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the Mission Viejo Family History Center Institute Building, 27978 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, between Medical Center Drive and Hillcrest Drive. Membership is open to anyone wishing to join. Yearly membership fees are $20 per calendar year for individuals, $25 for joint membership. SOCCGS is not affiliated with the LDS Family History Center.
21 October 2000 Speaker to be announced.
18 November 2000 Everett Ireland will speak on "Researching in Washington, D.C."
16 December 2000 Christmas party.
OTHER SOUTHERN CA EVENTS
1 October 2000 The Slavic-Czech Genealogy group will meet at 1:30 at Marie Callendars at 18th & Grand in Santa Ana. For more information contact member, Tom Hruska (949) 360-4231.
7 October 2000 A SCOTTISH WORKSHOP will be hosted by the Irish & Scottish "Gaelic" Interest Group of Orange County California Genealogical Society, Sat. from 12:30-4 pm at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave, Rm. C, Huntington Beach, CA. Speakers will include Chris Lamberton on "The Scottish Tartans", Roberta Landeck on "Scottish Emigration to N. America with Emphasis on Canadian Emigration", and Kathleen Ferguson Kane on "Scottish Research Tools." Cost will be $3 payable at the door. For more information contact: Kathleen Ferguson Kane, e-mail: email@example.com.
7 October 2000 NSDCGS & Cole Library present Ancestry.com's SEMINAR BYTES OF KNOWLEDGE from 9-4 pm at the Dove Library Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA. Call Bee Koons at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 October 2000 The Ventura County Genealogical Society will hold its SEMINAR 2000 with featured speakers, Barbara Renick and Everett Ireland. For more information or send e-mail to email@example.com.
14 October 2000 The Immigrant Genealogical Society will present German Genealogy Day 2000 featuring Dr. Roger P. Minert, Assoc. Editor of the German Genealogical Digest. His topic will be "Research in German Language Areas of Europe." The seminar will be held at the First Methodist Church, 134 N. Kenwood, Glendale, CA from 8:30 am to 4 pm. Fee $25 at the door.
21 OCTOBER 2000 The British Isles Genealogical Research Association will present Judith Eccles Wight and "Creative Connections to Your British Ancestry" at the Handlery Hotel, 8:30 am - 4 pm.
21 & 22 OCTOBER 2000 "Loch Prado 2000", Scottish Gathering & Highland Games, will be held at the Prado Regional Parch, 16700 S. Euclid, Chino, CA For ticket info call (310) 375-3453. For games info, visit their website at http://www.lochprado.com.
28 October 2000 The Southern California Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Sociey will present "Ohio Research," from 9:30 am to 4 pm at the Orange Family History Center, 672 Yorba Ave., Orange, CA. Topics will be How to Research Ohio Records, Land Research in Ohio, Ethnic and Religious Group Immigrants to Ohio, and Ohio on the Web. For info call Barbara Grenier at, firstname.lastname@example.org or Jean Bogart at email@example.com.
11 November 2000 The German Genealogical Society of America (GGSA) will hold a seminar on German genealogy featuring Maralyn Wellauer of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, internationally known author and professional genealogist. Her topics will include Tracing the Midwest Germans, You Asked: FAQ's in German Genealogy, Swiss Immigration and Settlement and a 4th topic to be announced. The event will be held at the Bette Cree Edwards Humanities Auditorium, 9th & Columbia, Scripps College, Claremont. Fee $24 at the door.
24 February 2001 The Whittier Area Genealogical Society will present their Annual WAGS Seminar with nationally known speaker and author, Richard S. Wilson on "Making Connections: Technology and Genealogy ." For more information visits WAGS new web Page (sponsored by Richard Wilson of Compuology.com) at http://www.cagenweb.com/~kr/wags.
24-25 March 2001 The Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library will present JAMBOREE 2001, Saturday 8:30 am - 6 pm & Sunday 8:30 am - 4 pm, at the Exhibition Bldg., Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St., Pasadena. See http://www.scgsgenealogy.coms.
PROPOSED SAFARI SCHEDULE FOR 2000
OCT 25 Riverside and San Bernardino Libraries
NOV 22 Carlsbad Library
DEC 27 Will go somewhere if there's enough interest
Note: This schedule is subject to change without prior notice. .
For information on NARA workshops, held at 24000 Avila Rd., Laguna Niguel, call (949) 360-2541.
For schedule of current classes being held at the LA Family History Center, 10741 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, call (310) 474-9990 or visit their website at http://www.lafhc.org
For information on classes held at the Orange FHC, 674 S. Yorba St., Orange, call Beth McCarty at (714) 998-3408. The remaining mini class schedule is as follows:
Oct 18, Wed 10-noon File It, Find It - Part I Linda Newsom
Oct 20, Fri 11-noon English Probate Records Beth McCarty
Oct 21, Sat 10-noon Hungarian Research Vera Broyles
Oct 25, Wed 10-noon Tips, Tricks & Tools for Internet Usage Barbara Renick
Oct 27, Fri 10-11 am Seeking Civil War Records Celia Christensen
Oct 28, Sat 10 am-4 pm Ohio Genealogical Society Seminar on
Ohio Research (Reservation required)
Nov 8, Wed 10-noon U.S. Census On-Line Barbara Renick
Nov 9, Thur 10-11 am How to Use Public & University Libraries Norma Keating
Nov 15, Wed 10-noon File It, Find It - Part II Linda Newsom
Nov 17, Fri 10-11 am How to Find U.S. Colonial Records Celia Christensen
Nov 18, Sat 10-noon Hungarian Research Vera Boyles
Dec 6, Wed 10-noon Starting Your Personal History - Part I Linda Newsom
Dec 7, Thur 10-11 am Putting the Gene Back in Genealogy Norma Keating
Dec 8, Fri 10-11 am Carved in Stone: Cemetery Hints, Humor Celia Christensen
Dec 13, Wed 10-noon Starting Your Peronal History - Part II Linda Newsom
Dec 16, Sat 10-noon Hungarian Research Vera Boyles
For classes at the Mission Viejo Family History Center, 27976 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo: http://genweb.net/Family_History_Center/classes.htm or phone (949) 364-2742. New classes in "Beginning Genealogy" and "Computers in Genealogy" start on October 3 and continue through Nov. 7 on Tuesday evenings 7-9 pm . No charge!
Classes for beginners and intermediates in Computer-assisted Genealogy are offered each month by the Orange County CA Genealogy Society in the General Meeting Room of the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA for a fee of $4 for non-members, payable at the door. See http://occgs.com for schedule.
Mira Costa College, Oceanside Campus, is holding a Genealogy Workshop on the use of Family Tree Maker (Sept. 14-Oct. 19), with instructor, Mary Ellen Daniels. Phone (760) 757-2121.
NEW REFERENCE FOR THE CARLSBAD LIBRARY
The North San Diego County Genealogical Society (NSDCGS) announced in their September newsletter that they have a new publication available for purchase which should be invaluable to those doing research at the Carlsbad Library. Compiled by their member, Harold Williams, it is titled, "Selected Listings of Genealogical Resources and Special Collections in the Genealogy/Local History Division of the Carlsbad, CA City Library." We are told that "the contents include twenty-five specialty listings of materials pertinent to specific historical events, such as the Civil War, or collections of special interest, such as City and County Directories." It is available for $20 by contacting the Ways & Means Chair., Dorothy Miller, <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Sounds like a good idea for all of those who frequent this excellent library.
SAN DIEGO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY
The San Diego Genealogical Society Library is now open to the public at 1050 Pioneer Way, Suite E, El Cajon, CA 92020-1943 and offers over 10,000 books, periodicals, newsletters and computers with numerous research CDs. It is open Thursdays 10 am to 4 pm and evenings by appointment. Call the library at (619) 588-0065, leave your name, phone number, day & time you wish to visit, and they will get back to you.
COMPUTER GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO
Membership in the Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego is available for $20 for an individual or $30 for a family by writing CGSSD, P.O. Box 370357, San Diego, CA 92137-0357 or by calling their HOT LINE (619) 670-0960. CGSSD was founded in 1988 and holds their meetings on the 3rd Saturday of every month except December from 9 to noon. (Unfortunately this is when our own society meetings are held.) More information is available at http://www.cgssd.org/.
ARE YOU ORDERING A BOOK?
Did you know there is a genealogy bookstore at the Huntington Beach Library? Some of you are sending away for a book while it may be available near by! Call the library at 1-714-843-0988 to see if they have what you are looking for. If you have difficulty getting up to Huntington Beach, our own member, Shirley Fraser, goes there every Monday to volunteer at that library, and she has offered to be your "delivery service." All you need to do is call her at (949) 837-5566 to arrange for payment of your purchase and where to pick it up. Thank you for this generous offer, Shirley!
"CREATING YOUR OWN WEB PAGE"
This was the topic of our last meeting and our own member, Gene Cramer, made it sound so easy! Gene explained to us the simple embedded commands that are used, how to transfer your information from other files, how to create links to other information in your files and how to add some pictures for interest. For help, write Gene at email@example.com and see his web site at: http://www.primenet.com/~marc832/CRAMER/intro.htm. Read also the following guidelines taken from: http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/about/content/committees/gene5_stan.html.
Guidelines For Publishing Web Pages On The Internet
Recommended by the National Genealogical Society, May 2000
Appreciating that publishing information through Internet web sites and web pages shares many similarities with print publishing, considerate family historians -
1. Apply a single title to an entire web site, as they would to a book, placing it both in the <TITLE>HTML tag that appears at the top of the web browser window for each web page to be viewed, and also in the body of the web document, on the opening home, title or index page.
2. Explain the purposes and objectives of their web sites, placing the explanation near the top of the title pate or including a link from that page to a special page about the reason for the site.
3. Display a footer at the bottom of each web page which contains the web site title, pate title, author's name, author's contact information, date of last revision and a copyright statement.
4. Provide complete contact information, including at a minimum a name and e-mail address, and preferably some means for long-term contact, like a postal address.
5. Assist visitors by providing on each page navigational links that lead visitors to other important pages on the web site, or return them to the home page.
6. Adhere to the NGS "Standards for Sharing Information with Others" regarding copyright, attribution, privacy, and the sharing of sensitive information.
7. Include unambiguous source citations for the research data provided on the site, and if not complete descriptions, offering full citations upon request.
8. Label photographic and scanned images within the graphic itself, with fuller explanation if required in text adjacent to the graphic.
9. Identify transcribed, extracted or abstracted data as such, and provide appropriate source citations.
10. Include identifying dates and locations when providing information about specific surnames or individuals.
11. Respect the rights of others who do not wish information about themselves to be published, referenced or linked on a web site.
12. Provide web site access to all potential visitors by avoiding enhanced technical capabilities that may not be available to all users, remembering that not all computers are created equal.
13. Avoid using features that distract from the productive use of the web site, like ones that reduce legibility, strain the eyes, dazzle the vision, or otherwise detract from the visitor's ability to easily read, study, comprehend or print the lnline publications.
14. Maintain their online publications at frequent intervals, changing the content to keep the information current, the links valid, and the web site in good working order.
15. Preserve and archive for future researchers their online publications and communications that have lasting value, using both electronic and paper duplication.
by National Genealogical Society. Permission is granted to copy or publish this material provided it is reproduced in its entirety, including this notice.
LIBRARY NEWS- New Additions to the SOCCGS Collection
Mayflower Families, Through Five Generations, Vol. 13 by William White, donated by Karen Sepp
History of Stanley Bridge, Hub of the Universe by Stanley Bridge Historical Society, donated by Jim & Myra McGuigan
Genealogical & Historical Notes on Culpeper County, VA, by Raleigh T. Green, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Marriages of Wilson County, TN, 1802-1850 by Edythe Rucker Whitley, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Shenandoah County Marriage Bonds, 1772-1850 by John Vogt & T. Wm Kethley, Jr., donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Marriages of Surry County, NC, 1779-1868 by Brent H. Holcomb, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Missouri Heritage by Lew Larkin, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Marriages of Monmouth County, NJ, 1795-1843 by George & Florence Gibson, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
From Entry Fee to 'Fifty-three', History of Lawson's Three County Community by Ruth Bogart Roney, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Our Easley Family and their Relatives by Kirby Easley Johnson, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, & Administration Accounts of Frederick County, VA 1743-1800 by J. Estelle Stewart King, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, & Administration Accounts of Loudoun County, VA 1757-1800 by J. Estelle Stewart King, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Cecil County, Maryland, Marriage Licenses - 1777-1840 by Captain Jeremiah Baker Chapter, DAR, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Holt County, MO, 1850 Census by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Atchison County, MO by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Book of Obituaries, Missouri no. 2 by Lucretia L. St. John, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Genealogical Notes from the "Liberty Tribune", Vols I,II,III,IV by Hodges & Woodruff, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
1860 Ray County, MO Census by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Missouri Bible Records, Vol I,VII,VIII by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Missouri Marriages before 1840 by Ormesher, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Lafayette County, MO Atlas by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Lafayette County, MO, Tombstone Inscriptions Vol. I,IV,VI by Mary Helm Brunetti, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Lafayette County, MO, Marriage Records Bk E (1Jan1866) & Bk F, by Brunetti & Lee, don. by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Lafayette County, MO Tombstone Inscriptions, Vol II by Brunetti, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Marriage Records, Clay County, MO, Vol. 1-2-3 by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Howard County, MO, Marriage Records 1816-1850; Wills 1818-1836 by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Orange County (North Carolina) Abstract of Wills by Shields, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Saline Co., MO Marriage Records, 1851-1866 by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Saline Co., MO Marriage Records, 1820-1850 by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Saline Co., MO Wills, 1821-1863 by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Bourbon Co., KY Marriages 1786-1800 by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Bourbon co., KY Tombstone Inscriptions, Hisel's Head Stones, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Kentucky Pioneer Genealogy & Records, Vols 1,2,3,4,5, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
The Jacksons by Sarah Sisson & Janice Mercer, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Guide to Church Records, Archives & Records Division, Virginia State Library
Page County Virginia Marriages, 1831-1864 by Bertrand & Turpin, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Prince William County, Virginia, Will Book H 1792-1803 by June Whitehurst Johnson, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Jefferson County, TN, Grant Book No. 1, 1792-1794 by James L. Douthat, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Jefferson County, TN, Will Book No. 1, 1792-1810 by James L. Douthat, donate by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Frederick County, VA Marriages 1771-1825 by Davis, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
A History of Jessamine County, KY by Bennett H. Young
Fauquier County, VA, Abstracts of Wills, Administrations, and Marriages from 1759-1800 by J. Estelle King, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Washington County, TN Marriage Records 1787-1840 by Grammer & Mullins, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Massanutten (First Site settlement in the Shenandoah Valley) by Harry M. Stickler, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Out of the Wilderness (McBee & Allied Families) by Janice Mercer, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Winchester Cemetery Inscriptions (KY) by Owen & Couey, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Ray County, MO 1860 Census, Vol. II by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Ray County, MO Marriage Records 1820-1850; Wills 1824-1849, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Ray County, MO, New Hope Primitive Baptist Church & Community, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Ray County, MO, Ray County Historical Society, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Roane County, TN Marriage Records 1801-1855 by McCluen & Hutcherson, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Hanover County, VA Court Records 1733-1735: Deeds, Wills & Inventories, by Rosalie Edith Davis, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Hanover County, VA Chancery Wills by Cocke, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Clay County, MO Cemetery Records Vol. I by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, donated by Wilbur & Liz Allen
Kentucky Explorer - Vol. 11 - 4,6,9; Vol. 12 - 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9; Vol. 13 - 1,4,6,8; Vol. 14 - 1,2,4,6,8, donated by Jeanne & Dan Stanberry
Kentuckians in Missouri by Sprague, donated by Jeanne & Dan Stanberry
Finding your People in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia by Good & Ebert, donated by Jeanne & Dan Stanberry
Pocahontas and her Descendants by Robertson, donated by Jeanne & Dan Stanberry
Our membership chairman, Iris Graham, reminds all of you that you need to let her know if you have a change of address or if you are going to be away for an extended time so that our newsletter does not get delivered. We pay for every newsletter that is returned to us and you could safe the society that cost if you would just let Iris know in advance.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE NOTICE
Our nominating chairman, Shirley Fraser, has asked that anyone interested in serving as an officer of SOCCGS, or if you would like to recommend someone for a position, call her right away at (949) 837-5566. The schedule calls for the new slate to be presented at the October general meeting and a vote to be taken at the November meeting. Let's see if we can get more members active and involved in our society.
Searching for John CALNAN, (ca 1820 - ca 1864). Family lore indicates he was born in Cork, Ireland and died in Ohio. Spouse was Anna McLellan (6Jun1821 - 10Sep1899), these dates are not proven. Family lore indicates she was born in Ontario, Canada and died in Wyoming. They were the parents of Catherine (Calnan) Stewart-Daneri. Contact: George & Barbara Marsh, 3433-B Bahia Blanca West, Laguna Woods, CA 92653-2885; LPmarsh@aol.com; (949) 707-0779.
South Orange County California Genealogical Society
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