Immigrant Genealogical Society

Calendar of Events

Sundays 2 P.M. (Library opens at 12)
1310_B Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, CA

January 13, 2013

Joint IGS/PSIG Day
"The History of the German United Methodist Church (aka Christuskircke) in Glendale and its former prominent families and members."

Speaker: George Goesele

George has been a member of the church since the 1930's. It is the oldest German speaking church community in the Los Angeles area.

April 14, 2013

Joint IGS/PSIG Day
"Searching Effectively."

Speaker: Randy Seaver

Randy is a former President of the Chula Vista Genealogical Society and is currently the Newsletter Editor and research Chair.

July 14, 2013

Joint IGS/PSIG Day
"How Psychic Roots Became An Unsolved Mystery."

Speaker: Hank Jones, Jr.

Hank was a film actor for twenty-five years. He appeared in many movies, among them eight films for Disney Studios. He as been actively climbing family trees since the age of eight and, since his graduation form Stanford, has specialized in tracing 18th centruy German emigrants. He recently received the NGS Award of Merit for "Distinguished Work in Genealogy" and was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists. There are only fifty such Fellows worldwide.

October 14, 2013

Joint IGS/PSIG Day
"Dead Man Tell No Tales," the title of his latest book - a comprehensive how-to for recording and publishing your family's oral history."

Speaker: Tom Underhill.

Tom Underhill, through Creative Continuum, publishes high-quality, short run books. They include family histories and memoirs. Tom frequently speaks at So. California family history fairs and major genealogical conventions.

January 12, 2014

Joint IGS/PSIG Day
"Living Legacy Project - Creating Your Life's Story."

Speaker: Butch Hibben.

Butch Hibben serves as assistant director of the Corona Family History Center. He has a life long interest in genealogy that began when he helped his grandmother typing the family Group Sheets and Pedigree Charts for the family's Book of Remembrance. He was introduced to the Living Legacy Project in 2011 and now assists others in preserving their family heritage.

April 6, 2014

Joint IGS/PSIG Day
"Advancing Your History Through Social Networking."

Speaker: Gina Ortega.

Gina Ortega writes and speaks on various subjects involving genealogy. In addition to over a hundred articles in various genealogy newsletters and magazines, she blogs at "Gena's Genealogy" and speaks in person in California and Utah as well as virtually to audiences world wide.

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