Thursday, March 21, 2013

Placer County Genealogy Society Presents…

The Placer County Genealogical Society (PCGS) will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library at 350 Nevada Street.  The topic this month is "Old Genealogy Books Online" presented by Jim Rader. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Jim Rader has been involved in genealogy since 1987.  He has taught computerized genealogy to senior citizens and others as a California Credentialed Adult Education Teacher. He has been a guest lecturer on genealogy and DNA for the past 20 years, with an extensive range of topics.

He has published many genealogy books and has done a quarterly surname newsletter for 10 years. He has two websites: and which are his tools for sharing genealogy information worldwide. He has gathered and researched a database of 95,000 surnames and is now trying to gather European Raders.

He is retired after working for 48 years as a civil engineer, mainframe computer programmer and financial manager.

Submitted by Alora Lipsmeyer
Posted by Ron Setzer

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