Speakers for 2018

 Meetings are held from 1-3 pm on the second Tuesday of the month in the

 Meeting Room 1, Maidu Community Center at 1550 Maidu Dr., Roseville, CA


Tue Jun 12, Planning an International Genealogy Trip”.  Mary Sayles  covers tips on planning and preparing for an international genealogy trip, and pictures from her Nova Scotia Genealogy Vacation this past fall.  Ms. Mary Sayles (Mary) has been a part-time genealogist for 40 years.  Recently retired from full-time work, (Mary) enjoys spending more time researching genealogy and local histories, and teaching genealogy classes.  Ms. Sayles (Mary) has taught genealogy classes in the Sacramento, California area, and in Halifax, Nova Scotia; is a monthly genealogy docent at the LDS Family History Library on Eastern Avenue; and has been a docent at the ROOT CELLAR Library and the Roseville Main Library, in the past.  She also has published three genealogy articles the ROOT CELLAR PRESERVES; has had Sayles Family research published on the Heritage Section of a Michigan newspaper website, and shares information genealogy information with family in a quarterly newsletter.

Tue Jul 10,  Y DNA and MtDNA and their Haplogroups, Jim Rader “How do you decide what test to take?”  And who should take that test?  Can you use MtDNA in your Genealogy?  How mtDNA works and what it tells you.   What is the difference between the Big-Y test and the Y500 test? What are Haplogroups and where and when did specific Haplogroups occur?

Tue Aug 14 "There's No Such Thing As Proof," Craig Manson, about the nature of evidence and proof. Craig is a Law Professor, retired Colonel USAF, genealogical blogger http://blog.geneablogie.net/ , http://geneablogie.blogspot.com/


Tue Sept 11  "Using MyHeritage.com". Kathryn Marshall

Tue Oct 9   “Gedmatch”  Jim Baker GEDMATCH is the program that has been in the news recently because it was used by Government investigators in solving the case of the Bay Area rapist.  This class is a basic introduction to GEDMATCH, an outstanding 3rd party tool that has several elements that are highly useful to DNA analysts and genealogists. Case studies are used to illustrate the use of GEDMATCH’s most valuable features, including the “one-to-many” and ‘one-to-one” match comparisons, the people who match on two kits, and the 3-D chromosome browser.

Tue Nov 13

Tue Dec 11


The Monthly workshop of the Roseville Genealogical Society. workshop is held from 1-3 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month in The new Community Room at the Downtown Roseville Library located near the Civic Center and Royer Park in Downtown Roseville

Our Book Library is also at the Library located near the Civic Center and Royer Park in Downtown Roseville and the catalogue of the books there is at http://www.librarything.com/profile/rgsca


Dues for 2018 would be appreciated