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Sharing Stories

Sharing Stories
Submissions are open!

Join the fun and write a family history or local San Mateo County story.
Submit your story to SMCGS to be entered into a drawing for prizes, publications
and/or reading aloud at a monthly meeting.  Each entry receives a small gift.
For more information and guidelines click here.

Here is a PDF of the flyer.

Click here for a submission form. 
Please fill it out and email it along with your story to
SharingStories@smcgs.org.

Sharing Stories Readings and Pot Luck - May 20
 

Not Your Usual Records with Amy Johnson Crow - Spring 2017 Seminar

Registration is open!

Join us Saturday May 6 2017, 9 am - 3 pm to hear Amy Johnson Crow speak on using unusual records in your research. 

Topics include:

• Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: Using Occupational Records
• After Mustering Out: Researching Civil War Vets
• Finding Ancestors Before 1850
• Desperately Seeking Susan: Finding Females

British Genealogy on the Internet

April Meeting
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017,  10:30 AM - 12 Noon
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo
 

Don't miss Chris Green showing us the latest on researching your British ancestors online.

Sharing Stories: Story Readings and Pot Luck

Saturday, May 20, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo                 

The culmination of our writing event, family history and/or San Mateo County stories will be read by their authors. There will be drawings for prizes for all stories submitted, an extra drawing for those stories taking place in San Mateo County, and a small gift for all entries. We will round out the meeting with story readings and sharing a pot luck meal together.

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