May 2020 Meeting - via Zoom

Gena Philibert-Ortega

10 Reasons Why You Can't Find Your Ancestors
Presenter: Gena Philibert-Ortega
Saturday, May 30, 2020   10:30am - 12:00 pm, via Zoom
Social hour 10-10:30 am, via Zoom

(Note that because May 23 falls during the Memorial Day weekend, the meeting will be held on the fifth Saturday of the month, May 30.)

We face brick walls in our research for a variety of reasons.  In this presentation we'll explore 10 of those reasons and how you can overcome them.

Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women's history. She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women's Studies) and a Master’s degree in Religion. Her published works include two books, numerous articles published in magazines and online, two volumes of Tracing Female Ancestors, Tracing Your Ancestors: Hispanic Research and a QuickGuide from Legacy Family Tree. She is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s magazine, Crossroads. Her writings can be found on her blogs, Gena’s Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera as well as the GenealogyBank blog. She is a course instructor for The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. She has presented to diverse groups worldwide including the National Genealogical Society Conference, the Alberta Genealogical Society Conference, the Geo-Literary Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Legacy Family Tree Webinar series.  Her research projects include genealogical research for the first season of PBS’s Genealogy Roadshow and the Travel Channel’s Follow Your Past. Her current research includes women's repatriation and citizenship in the 20th century.

This meeting will be held remotely via the Zoom web conferencing system.

This event is free and all are welcome. For more information about our monthly meetings, click here.