23 April 2010
The May 11th Meeting of the FCGS Society will feature:
INDIAN GENEALOGY: FINDING MY TRIBAL FAMILY
by Corrinne Buttram
She is an accomplished researcher of her native Mono tribe and has helped many others from the valley get started tracing their native roots.
There will be 6 displays featured
- Sherman Indian Institute, Riverside, CA
- Local Indians in WW1 & WW2Indian articles
- Indian Allotment Land Records and Heirship Records
- Vital Records
- North Fork Presbyterian Mission
- Prison Records
As always you can come at 6 pm to ask Carol questions at the Genealogy Help Table
6:30 is refreshments
7:00 is Meeting and Program
Hosted by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia-Central CA Chapter
WHERE: Twilight Haven Memorial Hall 1717 South Winery Ave. Fresno
REGISTRATION is $15 from 8 to 9 am
Continental Breakfast ans Lunch $15
Speakers on Genealogy & Life in Russia
Botique, Raffle and German Singing, Genealogy Material and Help with family research
Dinner-$20 at 5:15 pm
PHONE: 559-229-8287 for more information
Speakers and topics to include:
Eleanor Sissell- "Krum Korners"
Irma Eichkorn- "Schulmeister", Schoolmaster, "Kuester", Sexton: The Hero of a Volga-German Epic
Brent Mai- Volge German Relief Society
Bob Givens- DNA- the genealogist newest tool
Alan Peters- The story of the Mennonites "TheirLong Journey from Central Europe to Russia and the West"
Judy Frothinger- Writing our Family Stories
The cost is $45. Due by May 10th. (If they don't get enough people they'll have to cancel)
The bus will leave promptly at 6:30 am from the southeast corner of the Fashion Fair parking lot
and return about 10 pm.
Stops will be made on way up and back.
There is limited food access at both locations so it is suggested that a lunch be brought along.
For a reservation: Shoot me an email with your interest and I'll let you know who to contact.
This is a great trip!
It is a lot of fun and you can learn a whole lot in a short amount of time!
If your not sure what a Jamboree is check out their blog.
Let us know if you are interested in going. Shoot me an email.
We are planning to take the train down Friday morning and come back Sunday afternoon.