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Ranch Roots Genealogy Club

  Pegg Ridolfo Our April meeting of Ranch Roots will feature Rondi Yancey who has been chasing her ancestors for almost 30 years. As a baby genealogist she made all the typical mistakes, mostly in recording the source of her information but also in research techniques and strategies. After that many years of attending conferences…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Roots Genealogy Club news

  Pegg Ridolfo There won’t be a Ranch Roots meeting in December. Please look forward to our new year of discoveries. Have you ever wondered where your ancestors lived, or about distant cousins? Do you have boxes of old photos or documents “left” to you and are overwhelmed at where to start? Genealogy is an…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Roots Genealogy Club

Pegg Ridolfo In our October meeting we will host our twice yearly “Discover Your Roots Clinic.” The purpose of the clinic is to provide individual assistance and resources to our SBR community members who are beginning or continuing their quest to find their ancestors and build their family tree. Some of you may have hand-written…

Genealogy Club to meet April 6

Dr. Barbara Vander Leest

Barbara Barr Have you ever gotten stuck researching your roots? Have you ever wondered what your ancestors were really like or who shook your family tree? Do you feel like you really understand your ancestors as they lived, worked and parented? Thanks to the expertise of Barbara Vander Leest, Ph.D. (Dr. Barbara), members and guests…

Ranch Roots does DNA

The Ranch Roots genealogy group will meet at our usual time on Monday, February 27, at 1:00 p.m. in the La Mesa Room. This month we’re focusing on DNA and how it can help you with your research. Everyone who has had their DNA tested should bring printed results and their sign-on to review it…

Ranch Roots shares a branch

On Monday, January 23, the Ranch Roots genealogy group will have its regular meeting at 1:00 p.m. in the La Mesa Room. As we normally do we’ll have a round-table to discuss new finds and experiences. We’ll also enjoy sharing a branch of each of our family trees. Each person can bring some representation or…

Ranch Roots Holiday Remembrance

Part of our genealogy history is the family traditions that have been handed down. On December 19 we’ll share some of our past holiday traditions. Come and bring a story or some article or picture that has a special holiday meaning to you because of the memories it recalls. We’ll meet in the La Mesa…

Ranch Roots Genealogy clinic

On Monday, November 28, we will again host our twice yearly Discover Your Roots clinic. The purpose of the clinic is to provide individual assistance and resources to SBR community members who are beginning or continuing their quest to find their ancestors and build their family trees. Whether it’s some hand-written notes of known ancestors…

Ranch Roots knocks down brick walls

The October meeting of SBR’s genealogy group, Ranch Roots, will work on helping you knock down that brick wall you’ve been pounding. In genealogy it’s called a brick wall when you’ve reached the ancestor who just won’t let you get past him or her. There doesn’t seem to be any way to go further. At…