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Every Home Has a Story:  Researching Yours and Your Ancestors’ Homes

March 19, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

Ever wondered about the history of the houses where your ancestors lived?  Curious about the history of your own home?  Each one has a story to tell.  Every family has left their mark on their homes, just as these homes have left their mark on those who lived there.  The census, maps, deeds, wills, photos, directories, and newspapers help us discover insights into our family’s homes.

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Kathy Nielsen, MA, MLS, is a reference librarian and an educator.  She is a popular speaker on the Monterey Peninsula.  She has hosted a virtual series, All Things Relative, at the Monterey Public Library and has taught classes at the popular OLLI program at Cal State Monterey Bay.  Kathy has been featured on Lisa Louse Cooke’s weekly YouTube program, Elevenses.  She is a co-founder of the Monterey County Genealogy Society’s special interest writing group, Off the Charts.  Kathy incorporates her skills as a historian, storyteller, and librarian in her search for her family’s history.

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DGC Meetings are free and open to the public. Join via Zoom or in person to see this remote presenter on the big screen at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., Davis. Zoom guest passes also available via email to President@davisgenealogy.org.

A free book table is often available at the meeting for in-person attendees. Refreshments are welcome, some will be provided by the club.

The Genealogy Library inside the Davis Senior Center is open and staffed by a volunteer on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:30 pm and on Fridays from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. We’re also open an hour before this General Meeting, noon to 1 pm. Please mark your calendar and drop in!