Events

Apr
16
Tue
April 2024 – General Meeting – “The Development of Currency in America” @ Grant R Brimhall Library (Thousand Oaks)
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“The Development of Currency in America and How It Affected Your Ancestors”

Speaker: Mark Cross

Currency has played a part in the development of our country and affected your ancestors in ways you might not have known. Trade was for the benefit of the home country. Colonial mints were banned, money was coin only and most was shipped back to England for payment of taxes. As the colonies developed, trade changed, and there were many political debates about acceptable forms of money. Paper money was not a foregone conclusion but developed in the colonies despite the objections of the Crown and Parliament. Learn about how the American Colonies and a new country changed currency for America, England, and the world. Understand a little better the currencies used by your ancestors in early America.

Mark Cross, a professional genealogist, is the Director of Volunteers for the Southern California Genealogical Society. His outgoing personality and knowledge makes his presentations most interesting. Come find out why!

This meeting will be in person at the Grant R Brimhall (Thousand Oaks) Library Community Room

Schedule:

5:45 pm – Doors Open

6:00 pm – Business Meeting

6:30 pm – Evening Program Begins

7:50 pm – Program Ends

8:00 pm – Vacate the Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr
20
Sat
VCGS DNA SIG, “The Leeds Method and Other Data Visualizations I Wish I’d Learned Sooner.”
Apr 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

VCGS DNA SIG, “The Leeds Method and Other Data Visualizations I Wish I’d Learned Sooner.” by Lauran Elam


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS DNA SIG via email about 12 hours prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email list you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added.]

Apr
25
Thu
April 2024 Writing Group
Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Contact Barbara Warren at cvgswriters@gmail.com for more information.

May
7
Tue
May Executive Board Meeting
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Via Zoom.  Members are welcome to attend.  Contact cvgsevents20@gmail.com for more info.

May
17
Fri
CVGS DNA SIG – “What’s New at the DNA Testing Sites and Third Party Tools” by Colleen Yinger
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

CVGS DNA SIG –  “What’s New at the DNA Testing Sites and Third Party Tools” by Colleen Yinger

Rescheduled for 3rd Friday of May (2 weeks later than usual).

The major DNA testing sites frequently add new features and tools, particularly around the time of the annual Family Search RootsTech conference in early March.  At our May meeting, we will review what’s new at the major testing sites:  Ancestry, 23andMe, MyHeritage, FamilyTreeDNA, and Living DNA.  We will also talk about recent changes to the WATO (What Are The Odds) third party tool and the introduction of the new BanyanDNA tool.  Be prepared to jump in and share your favorite new capabilities and how they are helping break down brick walls in your family tree!

Virtual Meeting,  For more info, contact Colleen Yinger at dna@conejovalleygenealogicalsociety.org

May
23
Thu
May 2024 Writing Group
May 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Contact Barbara Warren at cvgswriters@gmail.com for more information.