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Mrs. Barbara Ann Renick is a professional genealogist and a nationally known lecturer and author who frequently lectures at national genealogical conferences.  She currently serves on staff and teaches at the Regional Family History Center in Orange, California.

Babara writes for several genealogy publications, including the NGS NewsMagazine, and has written several books including; "Genealogy 101: How to Trace Your Family's History and Heritage" and  "The Internet for Genealogists: A Beginner's Guide."

Barbara was born in Maryland and had her first exposure to computers in high school while studying at Southern Illinois University on a summer scholarship.  She was awarded a four-year scholarship in Electrical Engineering with an eye toward designing computers.

After marriage in 1970 she changed her major to Nursing and also took a beginning genealogy class three times until she had mastered the intricate methods in tracing her family tree.
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  • "What's New in Genealogy?"
    • The latest technology announcements from National Genealogical Society

  • "Eleven Layers of Online Searches"
    • No one search method works all the time

  • "Techniques for Searching Library Catalogs Online"
    • There are many ways to use online catalogs

  • "The Perils of Pursuing Pedigrees"
    • A humorous look at the addictive pastime called genealogy
  • Snacks

  • Genealogy Sales Table

  • Door Prizes

  • Used Book Sale

  • Luncheon

  • NOTE:  Please bring only water to drink.

  •   8:00 -  9:00 a.m.
  •   9:00 -10:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 -10:30 a.m.
  • 10:30 -12:00 noon
  • 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
  •   1:00 -  2:00 p.m.

  •   2:00 -  2:30 p.m.
  •   2:30 -  3:30 p.m.
 - What's New in Genealogy?
          Morning Break
 - Eleven Layers of Online Searches
          Lunch Break
 - Techniques for Searching Library
   Catalogs Online

          Afternoon Break
 - The Perils of Pursuing Pedigrees

includes Lunch & Syllabus
                      - $30.00 if paid before October 1st
                                   - $35.00 if paid October 1st or after                  
    - $40.00         

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Seminar Chair is Nancy Jaeger
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