SCGS: Genealogy Jamboree

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon

Preregistration and fee required.

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Thursday, June 8

Debbie A. KennettTH016: Debbie A. Kennett - The DNA of the British Isles
Britain and Ireland have been in continuous occupation since 12,000 years ago when hunter gatherers arrived. Agriculture began at the start of the Neolithic (4000 BC). The country has been invaded by Romans, Angles, Saxons, Picts, Danes, Vikings and Normans. What can DNA testing tell us about the people of these islands? Pioneering research projects are starting to provide some answers.

Menu:
Salad: Mixed Baby Greens, Cucumber, Roasted Roma Tomato, Mandarin Orange and White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Entrée: Citrus Marinated Chicken Breast with Ratatouille, Fingerling Potatoes
Vegetarian Entrée: Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Tart Served with Grilled Asparagus
Dessert: Key Lime Pie with Caramelized Pineapple Salsa

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Banquet

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Friday, June 9

Lisa Louise CookeFR037: Lisa Louise Cooke - Texas Ranch House: Unveiling "Keeping House" in the Census
Just what does the census occupation "Keeping House" mean? Ten years ago Lisa Louise Cooke donned layers of petticoats, and hit the expansive West Texas desert with her family to find out. Join her reminiscences and ruminations of living "in 1867" on the TV show Texas Ranch House.


Menu:
Salad: Baby Spinach & Baby Arugula, Candied Pecan, Goat Cheese with California Lemon Vinaigrette
Entrée: Roasted Marinated Airline Chicken Breast, Wild Mushroom Fricassee, Butternut Squash Risotto and Grilled Young Asparagus
Vegetarian Entrée: Vegetable Napoleon Stack: Eggplant, Portobello Mushrooms, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, and Light Tomato Fondue served with Fingerling Potatoes
Dessert: Berry Quattro: Strawberry Mousse Cake, Fresh Raspberry Linzer Bar, Blackberry Cabernet Sorbet, Blueberry Compote

7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Breakfast

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Saturday, June 10
Family Search Breakfast


Michael ProvardSA001: Michael Provard - Using FamilySearch to Hunt Your Heritage: Advanced Research Tips
Finding your family in the billions of historical records on FamilySearch has never been easier. This class will explore how to use advanced search methods to extract the most difficult-to-find ancestors out of these records.

Menu:
Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, Chopped Seasonal Fruit, A Daily Selection of Assorted Bagels and Breakfast Breads, Cream Cheese, Sweet Butter and Fruit Preserves, Scrambled Eggs, Crisp Bacon, Breakfast Potatoes and House Salsa, Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee and Assorted Herbal Infusions

7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Breakfast

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Saturday, June 10
Michael L. Strauss, AGSA002: Michael L. Strauss, AG® -Your Family in WWI: From Home Front to Battlefield
Long before the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917 the "fervor of war" had overtaken America. At home or abroad what was your family's involvement as the war raged on in Europe? Discover numerous genealogical sources revealing the feelings and attitudes, and reactions by our Government, as we search for our ancestors' in the "War to End All Wars".

Menu:
Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, Chopped Seasonal Fruit, A Daily Selection of Assorted Bagels and Breakfast Breads, Cream Cheese, Sweet Butter and Fruit Preserves, Scrambled Eggs, Crisp Bacon, Breakfast Potatoes and House Salsa, Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee and Assorted Herbal Infusions

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Banquet

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Saturday, June 10

Rev. David McDonald, DMin, CGsmSA053: Rev. David McDonald, DMin, CGsm - If I'da Known the Future, I'da Got Here Sooner
From the dark ages (carbon paper) to PAF, to GEDCOM, to GenForums to middle of the night netcrawls, genealogical research methods and approaches have changed the way of research over the past 40 years. We'll take a lighthearted look at the improvements and the changes.


Menu:
Salad: Classic Caesar Salad with Baked Crouton and Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing
Entrée: Herb and Pecorino Crusted Roasted Prime Rib of Beef, Seasonal Caramelized Cauliflower, Watercress Mashed Potato, Roasted Shallots Demi
Vegetarian Entrée: Mushroom Ravioli served with Sautéed Spinach
Dessert: German Chocolate Cake, Banana Walnut Ice Cream, Apricot Sauce

7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Breakfast

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Sunday, June 11
Janet Hovorka, MLISSU001: Janet Hovorka, MLIS - Saving What's in Your Attic
Great Grandfather was a wonderful genealogist, but even with the best plan, three generations later some of his treasures are now hard for family members to find. How do we make sure that future generations have access to the stories, artifacts and pictures that bring recent generations to life?

Menu:
Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, Chopped Seasonal Fruit, A Daily Selection of Assorted Bagels and Breakfast Breads, Cream Cheese, Sweet Butter and Fruit Preserves, Scrambled Eggs, Crisp Bacon, Breakfast Potatoes and House Salsa, Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee and Assorted Herbal Infusions