Friday, October 16, 2009

Stones, Bones, and Ancient Tomes

Tomorrow is the Corona (California) Genealogy Society 3rd Annual Event, Stones, Bones, and Ancient Tomes.

This is a great society that has a wonderful event scheduled with information tables, presentations, and genealogical door prizes.

Here is what's new for this year's event:

Display table for historic Riverside County, including the annual Sunnyslope Cemetery Stroll (scheduled for 25 Oct), hosted by Diane S. Wright & Kathleen Dever

Explanation of the 2010 Census - hosted by Mary Anne Vincent

Professional genealogist Mara Fein hosting a table on doing Jewish genealogy research

Display and demonstrations about music and period instruments and how they were employed by our ancestors, hosted by Jean & Butch Hibben

WorldVitalRecords table, hosted by Gena Philibert Ortega, representative for WVR & the new GenealogyWise social networking website

Presentations include:

The Corona Genealogical Society Overview - Debbie Stuckert, CGS founding member
Beginning Family History - Len Enlow, CGS founding member
How to Use WorldVitalRecords - Gena Ortega, professional genealogist
Corona Family History Center - Jim Miller, FHC director
The 2010 Census - Mary Anne Vincent, CGS VP & Census worker
Library Resources for Genealogy - Corona Public Library staff member

I will be there to answer questions about WorldVitalRecords and GenealogyWise. I'm even bringing a door prize...

To learn more, check out their website at,

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