Tag: Ranch Roots Genealogy Club

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…

Ranch Roots shares a branch

Carol Andrews On Monday, September 26, the Ranch Roots genealogy group will have our regular meeting at 1:00 p.m. in the La Mesa Room. As we normally do, we’ll have a roundtable to discuss new finds and experiences. We’ll also enjoy sharing a branch of each of our family trees. Each person can bring some…

Ranch Roots checks out Evernote

On Monday, August 22, the Ranch Roots Genealogy group will take a look at Evernote. This is an app you can use on all your devices to organize your life (and your genealogy?). We’ll have a presentation on how you can use this tool to keep track of your “to-do’s” in general and specifically in…

Ranch Roots plays Genealogy Jeopardy – all welcome

On Monday, July 25, the Ranch Roots Genealogy group will try something new. In addition to our usual sharing of information and discoveries, we’ll play Genealogy Jeopardy. Actually this will be our very own version, designed to learn a little more about genealogy and a little more about each other. Come join the fun at…