Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Follow up on Hispanic Research Saturday--San Diego

The San Diego Hispanic Saturday group met on 20 May 2017 at 10am at the San Diego FamilySearch Library in Mission Valley. Carlos Yturralde arranged the meeting at the Family Search site. We had 13 in attendance. 

The speaker for the day was Stella Cardoza (left). She talked about all her years of genealogy research and her family history book “Esquer Family Chronicle 1600-1800”. Her family is from Alamos, Sonora, Mexico. She has traveled to Alamos in search of family genealogical records. She has also traveled to Mexico City to research records at the Archivo General de la Nación and to Spain to research records at the Archivo General de Indias. She printed 100 copies of her family genealogy book for her family members. She is now working on a book about her genealogy research that she plans to publish and sell. Her presentation was extremely interesting because of her extended genealogy research.

Susan Ainchan (right) of the Family Search Library
provided a tutorial on generating a Family Tree on the FamilySearch web site. She covered all the detailed features in generating a Family Tree on the web site.

All in all, it was a very informative day.