Monday, January 7, 2013
Roseville Genealogical Society Meeting – Event
Roseville Genealogical Society Meeting
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Maidu Senior Center, 1550 Maidu Dr., Roseville, CA
Meeting 1-3 pm
Program: "Mining the Gold in County Archives"
Speaker: John Knox
He will explore the rich resources to be found in a County
Archives and share with you the resources that can only be found there.
John is the current Vice-President and member of the Research committee of the Placer County Genealogical Society. He is a retired History Teacher and has been doing family research for over 20 years. For the past 5 years he has been involved in research at the Placer County Archives and has authored a number of papers relating to the history of Auburn: Entertainment 1854 - 1855, George Bishop Census Analysis 1850-1880, and co-authored The Story of the Bernhard Family.
He is presently involved in a partnership to chronicle the history of downtown Auburn. One of the first products of this recent research is a walking tour brochure of Downtown Auburn.
Another is the story of Nancy McCormick, Auburn businesswoman of 1849, who barely exists except in county Archival Records.
Submitted by Helen Astill
Posted by Ron Setzer