Thursday, September 26, 2013

Discover a Bridge to Your Past at Ancestry Day San Francisco 2013


Oakland, CA—September 26, 2013—In partnership with Ancestry.com, the California Genealogical Society will host Ancestry Day San Francisco, Saturday, November 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, located at 5 Embarcadero Center on the waterfront near the historic Ferry Building.
  
The full-day event is designed to introduce the world of genealogy to those curious about their family history, and is an opportunity for more experienced searchers to learn about new resources offered by Ancestry.com. 

The day will include:
  • Tips & Tricks on Ancestry.com
  • One-on-one consultations with genealogists
  • An opportunity to personally speak with Ancestry.com experts
  • Classes for beginners new to ancestor searching
  • Guidelines for locating ancestors and discovering their stories
Experienced researchers will also have the opportunity to learn about new features available on Ancestry.com such as: a mobile phone app for easy family tree access; the ability to sync one Family Tree Maker tree and one online Ancestry tree using Tree Sync; new organizational tools in Family Tree Maker 2012.

Registration is open. The “early bird” price (through October 9) is $38 for the all-day event. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/SF-Ancestry-Day-2013-Reg.

About Ancestry.com
With more than five billion historical records and in excess of 20 million family trees, Ancestry.com is the world's largest genealogical database. Have you explored what Ancestry.com has to offer? Visit Ancestry.com.

About CGS:
The California Genealogical Society, founded in San Francisco in 1898, gathers and preserves vital records, offers research services and online databases, and maintains a library in Oakland. CGS disseminates information through publications, meetings, seminars, workshops and its website: CaliforniaAncestors.org.