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25 April 2017 – North San Diego County (CA) Genealogical Society

“Does Your Brick Wall have Barbed Wire on Top: Researching Prison Ancestors”

26 April 2017 – Sun Lakes Genealogy Society

“America: Land of the Farm, Home of the Plow”

29 April 2017 – Hesperia Family History Discovery Day

“Sherlock Homes: Researching Ancestral Houses”

“Listening to Grandpas, not iPods”

“Elisabeth: The Story of a German Immigrant”




10 May 2017 – Corona Family History Center workshop

“City Directories”




8-11 June 2017 – So. Calif. Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank, CA

“Hunting Answers to Ethical Dilemmas Faced by 21st Century Genealogists” (Thurs. discussion)

“Becoming a Professional Genealogist” Parts 1 & 2 (Fri. morning forum; part 2 on lecturing with Elissa Powell, CG, CGL)

“Come All Ye! Getting Information before Literacy was Common” (Sat. morning)







5 August 2017 – Corona Family History Discovery Day


16-19 August 2017 – Northwest Genealogical Conference, Arlington, Washington

“Doing German Research for those who do not Speak German” (Thurs. morning)

“Dead Language/Dead People: Translating Latin Records” (Thurs. afternoon)

“The Devil is in the Details” (Fri. afternoon)

26 August 2017 – Moreno Valley (CA) Family Discovery Day

Live Tour of FamilySearch

“The Devil is in the Details”

“Family Traditions: Cultural Guidelines for Life”

29 August 2017 – Corona Genealogical Society class

“What Our Ancestors Feared Most: Diseases and their Treatments”




16 September 2017 – Menifee (CA) Family Discovery Day

“Who is That?”

“County Websites”

“Deciphering Latin Records”




2 October 2017 – Corona Genealogical Society

“Hunting for Joe Ovalle”

7 October 2017 – San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society

“Hunting for Joe Ovalle”

“The Devil is in the Details”

17 October 2017 – Corona Genealogical Society class




5-9 November 2017 – Gena and Jean Genealogy Journeys Cruise


15 November 2017 – So. Calif. Genealogical Society WEBINAR

“Ancestral Hunting Grounds: Doing On-Site Research”













10 February 2018 – San Diego County (CA) Genealogical Society (tent.)




I am thrilled to have been one of the lecturers for the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research. I taught “Learning about Your Ancestor through Culture and Folkways” (a 4-part series still available from the link below) :





Alaskan Klee Kai Assoc. of America (Claremont, CA show)

Assoc. of Prof. Genealogists Professional Mgmt. Conference

Assoc. of Prof. Genealogists, Second Life Chapter

Assoc. of Prof. Genealogists Webinars

AVID College Prep class, John F. Kennedy High School, Norco, CA

Board for Certification of Genealogists (webinar)

BONANZA conventions, Lake Tahoe, NV and Burbank, CA

British Isles Family History Society, USA (Los Angeles, CA)

BYU Family History Conference, Provo, UT

California Pioneer Heritage Foundation

California State Genealogical Alliance, seminar

Carlsbad (CA) Newcomers

Chino Valley (CA) Family History and Genealogy seminars

Chula Vista (CA) Genealogical Society

Claremont (CA) Folk Festivals

Claremont (CA) Manor

Clark County (NV) Genealogical Society

Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego (CA)

Computer Oriented Genealogy Group of the North San Diego County (CA) Genealogical Society

Conejo Valley Genealogical Society (Thousand Oaks, CA)

Corona (CA) Family History Center classes & workshops

Corona (CA) Genealogical Society

Corona (CA) Host Lions Club

Coweta County (GA) Genealogical Society

Cross Timbers Genealogical Society (Gainesville, TX)

Czechoslovak Area Genealogy Club of Southern California

Daughters of the American Revolution – Aurantia Chapter (Riverside, CA)

Daughters of the American Revolution – Cahuilla Chapter (Palm Springs, CA)

Daughters of the American Revolution – Estudillo Chapter (Hemet, CA)

Daughters of the American Revolution – John Greenleaf Whittier Chapter (Whittier, CA)

Daughters of Union Veterans, Mary Edwards Walker Tent #90 (Apple Valley, CA)

Daughters of Utah Pioneers (Southern California)

Dear Myrtle’s Family History Hour (Podcast)

Escondido (CA) Family History Center, Family History Fair

Escondido (CA) Genealogical Society

Family History Expos (various locations)

Family History Live Online

Family History Society of Arizona (Phoenix)

FamilySearch Research Courses (on-line)

Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference

Federation of Genealogical Societies: “My Society” Internet Radio Program

Flagstaff (AZ) Friends of Traditional Music

The Forget-Me-Not Hour with Jane E. Wilcox

Fresno County (CA) Genealogical Society

Genealogical Society of Morongo Basin (Yucca Valley, CA)

Genealogical Society of North Orange County (Yorba Linda, CA)

Genealogical Society of Riverside (CA)

Genealogy Club of Del Webb’s Sun City (Palm Desert)

Genealogy Club of Sun City (Menifee, CA)

Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke

GenealogyWise Chat (archived – 7 March 2010)

Glendale (AZ) Folk Heritage Festival

Glendora (CA) Genealogical Group

Hemet (CA) Family History Center Fairs

Hemet-San Jacinto (CA) Genealogical Society

Hi-Desert Genealogical Society (Victorville, CA)

Illinois State Genealogical Society (webinar)

Immigrant Genealogical Society (Burbank, CA)

Inland Empire Colony, California Society of Mayflower Descendants

The Inland Gateway (formerly Corona-Norco, CA) Association of REALTORS

Jurupa (Riverside, CA) Family History Center classes & seminars

Kampgrounds of America (KOA), Salt Lake City, UT

Kern County Genealogical Society (Bakersfield, CA)

Lake Elsinore (CA) Genealogical Society

Lake Havasu (AZ) Genealogical Society

Los Angeles (CA) LDS (Mormon) Temple Visitors Center

Los Angeles (CA) Regional Family History Library

Los Angeles WESTSIDE Genealogical Society (CA)

Lucerne Valley (CA) Root Diggers Genealogy Association

Moreno Valley (CA) Genealogical Society

Morongo Basin Historical Society (Yucca Valley, CA)

Napa Valley (CA) Genealogical & Biographical Society

National Genealogical Society Family History Conference

North San Diego County (CA) Genealogical Society

Northwest Missouri Genealogy Society, St. Joseph, MO

OLLI – Calif. State Univ., Fullerton – Genealogy Club

OLLI – Life Society, Univ. of Calif., Riverside

Orange County (CA) FamilySearch Library classes & fairs

Orange County California Genealogical Society

Orange County (CA) Jewish Genealogical Society

Palm Springs (CA) Genealogical Society

Payson (AZ) Farmers Market

Pomeranian Special Interest Group; Immigrant Genealogical Society

Pomona Valley (CA) Genealogical Society

Questing Heirs (Long Beach, CA)

Redlands (CA) Family History Center classes & Ancestry Novemberfests

Riverside (CA) Alumnae Panhellenic Association

Riverside County (CA) Library System Staff Training

Rogue Valley Genealogical Society (Medford, OR)

RootsTech (Salt Lake City, UT)

Sacramento (CA) German Genealogical Society

St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church Women’s Auxiliary (Carlsbad, CA)

Salt Lake (UT) Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Utah Genealogical Assoc.

Sam Hinton Memorial Folk Heritage Festival, San Diego, CA

San Diego (CA) Genealogical Society

San Fernando Valley (CA) Genealogical Society

San Luis Obispo County (CA) Genealogical Society

Santa Barbara County (CA) Genealogical Society

Savory Spotlight (LA Talk Radio) – interview with Sheri Savory & Tina Sansone

Sons of the American Revolution, Riverside (CA) Chapter

South Bay Cities (CA) Genealogical Society

Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists

Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree

Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree Extension Webinars

Southern California Genealogical Society Lunch & Learn

South Orange County Calif. Genealogical Society

Sun Lakes Genealogy Society Club (Banning, CA)

Sunland Springs Genealogy Club (Mesa, AZ)

Sunnyslope Cemetery Strolls (Corona, CA)

Tellebration, Claremont (now Inland Valley) (CA) Storytellers – Folk Center

Temecula Valley (CA) Genealogical Society

Utah Genealogical Association, seminar

Utah genealogical Association, Salt Lake (UT) Institute of Genealogy

Utah Genealogical Association, Virtual Chapter

Valencia Terrace (Corona, CA) Wellness Expo

Van Buren (MI) Regional Genealogical Society

Ventura County (CA) Genealogical Society

Victor Valley Family History Seminar (Victorville, CA)

Waukesha (WI) Genealogical Society

Where Genealogy and Spirit Connect – Susan E. King Podcast

Whittier Area (CA) Genealogical Society

Wilmette (IL) Stake, Family History Center

Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (webinar)

Yorba Linda (CA) Public Library

Yucaipa Valley (CA) Genealogical Society

Yucca Valley (CA) Family History Seminars

Ancestral Manor Radio

Assoc. of Professional Genealogists, virtual chapter

Blue/Gray Luncheon

Colony Cousins (Murrieta, CA)

Covenant Presbyterian Church (Orange, CA)

Douglas County Genealogical Group (Gardnerville, NV)

Friendly Hills Women’s Club, Whittier, CA

Genealogical Society of Coachella Valley (Indio, CA)

La Canada Flintridge (CA) Public Library Genealogy Group

Menifee (CA) Family History Fair

Moreno Valley (CA) Public Library

Murrieta (CA) Family History Fair

NewsNet (Inland Empire, CA), “Southern California Life”

Palmia Genealogy Society (Mission Viejo, CA)

Presbyterian Church of the Master (Mission Viejo, CA)

Ridgecrest (CA) Genealogical Society

Whittier Women’s Club

House Concerts/Private Presentations in Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, & Wisconsin


For times, specific locations, or additional information, click on provided link or contact me: (909) 268-5326 (cell) (909) 994-6114 (text only) or email me at jean(at)