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board at the monthly meetings.

Meeting March 12, 2016

Stories shared by members

Genealogists Magazine Story from George Gray.pdf

"This is the story of the 1st American child born in CA - and she was baptized here in San Diego." 

Submitted by George Gray

The Technology Board.

July 1, 2017

Articles in a newsletter sent by Norton.

7 Tips to Prevent Ransomware

Malicious software that uses encryption to hold data for ransom has become wildly successful over the last few years. The purpose of this software is to extort money from the victims with promises of restoring encrypted data.
July 2, 2017
Article by Norton

Cast Your Security Net Over Phishing
Learn how to avoid falling for email scams.

Have you ever received an email asking you to sign into your financial account, cloud services, or online email? What about one saying you have a package waiting for delivery and you should open the attachment for details?

These are all recent phishing attempts cybercrooks are using to gain access to your private information.

Never enter personal info through an email link or open attachments without scanning them first. Click below to learn the 7 essential tips to beat phishing scams.

Do you use a wireless mouse? If so you may want to read these two articles about hacking computers thru a wireless mouse.


Here you will find Genealogy Events outside the local San Diego Area that may be of interest to our members. If you are interested in these, please contact the POC or website in the posting.


The International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) will be hosting our second conference in Sacramento California June 15-17, 2019.  IGGP is a growing partnership comprised of more than 100 international genealogical societies and organizations interested in collaborating to help further all members’ family history research with respect to their ethnic German roots.


The inaugural 2017 International German Genealogy Conference (IGGC) was highly successful, with 700 in attendance from 5 countries and 34 of the US states.  IGGC is emerging as one of the pre-eminent international German genealogy conferences.  Attached is the notice of the upcoming Call for Presentations.  Please pass this information on to any who might be interested in making a proposal to participate.

See flier for more information. Flier

The International German Genealogy Partnership, which seeks to facilitate German genealogy research globally, is pleased to announce that hotel reservations for its 2019 conference are open as of March 1, 2018. The IGGP requests your assistance in sharing this information with your organization.


The partnership will offer three days of German-centric presentations in multiple tracks during its international conference in Sacramento, Calif., in June 2019. The theme, STRIKE IT RICH! with Connections 2 Discoveries, follows on the Connections theme of the IGGP's 2017 inaugural conference.


Hotel information may be read at:


Further details on the conference itself may be read at:


Information on the partnership is available at:

From Family History Fanatics:


For any of your members that are interested, Lake Havasu Genealogical Society is hosting an eConference Moments of Their Lives March 24th at 8:30am Mountain Time. 25% of the ticket cost goes directly to Lake Havasu Genealogical Society to further their mission. You may use the attached flyer on your website, emailing list or newsletter.

Speakers will be Melissa Barker, Diane L. Richard, Lisa Toth Salinas, and Michael L. Strauss. Participants will learn about archival research and various uncommon records.  Regular price is $24.99, but if you register before March 14th, the price is only $19.99.  More details and registration can be found at: https://www. lakehavasu. Feel free to let any of your friends or family know about this eConference.


Andrew & Devon Noel Lee

Family History Fanatics

Humble, TX | 281-552-7288


See Flier for more information

Genealogy Events put on by other Societies in San Diego Area that may be of interest.

Jan 16, 2018

From North San Diego County Genealogica Society: 

We have two wonderful events this Spring:


On Tuesday, March 13th, NSDCGS will kick-off their 50th Anniversary with a luncheon.  An exciting event, open to all!  Reservation form attached.


Secondly, on Saturday, April 28th, we offer our Spring Seminar on Memoirs & Memorabilia.  This is free and open to the public, however if requesting lunch, it is $10.  As we do provide nametags, please complete reservation form if anyone plans to attend.



Thank you for your support.  Hope to see you there!


NSDCGS President

50th Anniversary Flier

Spring Seminar Flier

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