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Monday, October 28, 2013

Free Genealogy Workshop for Beginners

Event date: 11/16/2013 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Export event

On Saturday, November 16, at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Margaret Troke Branch Library will host an afternoon long Genealogy Workshop for Beginners!   Volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society will present useful information and insigts to help you with your genealogy research!  San Joaquin Genealogical Society member Sylvia Perez will discuss researching  Mexican genealogy.

In the afternoon session, volunteers from the San Joaquin Genealogical Society will help individuals one-on-one trace their own ancestors through Internet resources. Participants are asked to bring whatever data they already have such as the birth, marriage, death dates of ancestors, where they lived, etc.

Space is limited!  Those interested in attending this workshop must sign-up at the Troke Branch Library Information Desk or call (209) 937-8221.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and use the Library's free WiFi!


Session 1:

11:00am -  Informative presentations by volunteers of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society.
Break for lunch - Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy between sessions.


Session 2:

1:30 pm - Volunteers will help individuals in researching their own family histories on the internet, etc


This free program is provided through the generosity of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society and the Friends of the Stockton Public Library.  The Margaret Troke Branch Library is a part of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and is located at 502 W. Benjamin Holt Dr in Stockton.  For more information, call 209-937-8221 or (866) 805-7323 (READ) (COUNTY).  Visit the Library’s website at and fan or follow us on and

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