Friday, May 23, 2014

June's Meetings

Join us June 17th

6:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social 
7:00 PM Millie’s Minutes, by Millie Starr 
7:10 PM Writing Family History From a Journalist’s 
 Perspective, by Jeff Jardine of the Modesto Bee 


Jeff Jardine, noted journalist, contributing columnist and feature writer for the Modesto Bee, has garnered quite a cadre of 
faithful readers throughout central California for his stylistic writing and human interest stories. On Tuesday evening, 
June 17th, our program spotlight will feature Jeff in a presentation touching on Writing Family History From a Journalist’s 
Perspective. Join us for an evening that promises to be entertaining and informative. 
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Trinity United Presbyterian Church
Telle Center
1600 Carver Road


Modesto, CA

Memorial Day Commemoration

Please join us Monday, May 26, 2014 at the Pioneer Cemetery Mausoleum at 1 p.m. for a guided tour led by our society's Millie Starr. Learn more about the Civil War veterans laid to rest here.


COme learn about some of our Civil War veterans:
1st. Sgt. Cyrus Case, Co. C, 1st Maine Cavalry
Pvt. James G. Elmore, Co. D, MO Cavalry, CSA
Cpl. Hubbard L. Hart, Co. A, 3rd WI Infantry
Sgt. Bailey P. Hogin, MO Cavalry, CSA
Pvt. Isaac Zion, Co. A, 14th IA Infantry



Tuesday, May 20, 2014

May's meeting

GENERAL MEETING
                
TUESDAY, May 20, 2014
                
7:00 p.m. Millie's Minutes: Millie Starr
  
7:10 p.m. "Table Talk ~ Mining the Genealogical Wealth Among Us"
     
Trinity United Presbyterian Church
Telle Center
1600 Carver Road
Modesto, CA

 Bev Johnson, Programs:  Asks: "How are we doing” Are our GSSC programs serving your interests?

Excerpt “Table Talk – Mining the Genealogical Wealth Among Us” 



Prepare for the meeting:
GSSC Program - TABLE TALK

What’s your favorite tool in your genealogy tool box?
Trying to crack open an ancestral brick wall?
Lesser known research sites and sources?
DNA issues?
Tech tips and blips?
War records?
Putting it all together for posterity?

Please bring ONE idea or concern with you to the program.




THREE GREAT DOOR PRIZES!

Questions?  Contact Bev Johnson, 209-526-5009, jbevjohnson1@att.net



Monday, April 14, 2014

April's Meeting


GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF 
STANISLAUS COUNTY

GENERAL MEETING
                
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014
                
7:00 General Meeting
 
Trinity United Presbyterian Church
Telle Center
1600 Carver Road
Modesto, CA


7:00 pm Millie’s Minutes Millie Starr

7:10 pm “Like Footprints in the Wind”: The Evolution 
of a Novel by Pam Atherstone. The saga of non-German- Russians in eastern Europe. 

Friday, March 28, 2014

REMINDER: Workshop Tomorrow!!

Reminder email of our Spring 2014 GSSC Workshop at the El Vista LDS Church.  Come and attend and gain tools to utilize the LDS genealogical resources and their Family Search. The following is the same as the attachment..

GSSC Early Spring Workshop
Family History Research
Using LDS Resources

Saturday, March 29, 2014

LDS Church
731 El Vista Ave,
Modesto, CA 95355

FOUR SESSIONS: TWO IN THE MORNING WITH JANE RASMUSSEN WHO WILL COVER RESOURCES IN THE LOCAL 
FAMILY HISTORY CENTERS AND RESOURCES AT SALT LAKE CITY.

TWO IN THE AFTERNOON WITH MILLIE STARR COVERING DESPERATION GENEALOGY: "WAYS TO SNATCH VICTORY FROM THE JAWS OF DEFEAT"  AND SHARON HAWLEY-CRUM ADDRESSING “THE PLACES YOU'LL GO, AND THE PEOPLE YOU'LL MEET: GENEALOGICAL TRAVEL, SURPRISES AND SUCCESS.”

 Fee for all four sessions is $5.00 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 
JEFF WELLS AT JEFFREYWELLS3533@COMCAST.NET (209) 579-2510 OR 
GSSC AT GSSC@ATT.NET (209) 667-0536

YOU MAY PAY AT THE DOOR.

                                                              
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

UPCOMING Seminar!


March Meeting

Join us for our monthly meeting on March 18th.

This month's program will be continuing our knowledge of the resources available through the Family Search Centers.



7:00 PM Family Research expanded and Family Tree 102  by Robert Givens


Highly knowledgeable in all things Family Search, in March Mr. Givens will be expanding upon the resources that are available through Family Search – specifically geared to those heading to Salt Lake City or other research centers in the coming months. Learn what is available to assist you.


Location:
Trinity Presbyterian Church
1600 Carver Rd., Modesto, CA
This month and next we will be meeting at Covell Hall which is located at the south side of the church.

Hope to see you there!