Saturday, September 17, 2011

CA: Family History Expo, San Mateo 7-8 Oct 2011

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at Family History Expos. Please address all inquiries to


Our sponsors for the Northern California Expo, October 7-8, 2011, have teamed together to offer a 50% registration discount to customers, family and friends. Please share this unique sponsor special with your readers. They must hurry to take advantage of this special one time offer (a savings of $60.00). Good today through Sept 25th. Please email your list and have them take advantage of this tremendous savings.

Some of our amazing presenters include:
(see our full list of presenters online at
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. : President and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc., Dr. Eakle is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years’ experience in research, consulting, lecturing, and writing. An expert in tracing families from New York, Southern U.S., British Isles, Switzerland, and parts of Germany, she claims a 96% success rate. 

Bruce Buzbee : Founder and president of RootsMagic, Inc., and writer of genealogy software for more than 20 years, Bruce is the author of the very popular RootsMagic and Family Reunion Organizer software and the original creator of Family Origins. Serves as Webmaster of, the world's most popular family reunion planning site. 

Grant BrĂ¼nner : Community Evangelist at As a Delaware resident, Grant joined the Geni team in the beginning of 2011. Today, Grant focuses on interacting with genealogists via social media and conferences. 

Leland K. Meitzler : Founder of Heritage Quest in 1985, Managing Editor of “Heritage Quest Magazine” until 2006, and Managing Editor of “Everton’s Genealogical Helper 2006-2009.” Leland writes a daily blog at and runs Family Roots Publishing Co. He is a popular tour conductor and entertaining lecturer, having given over 2,000 genealogical presentations. 

Leslie Brinkley Lawson : Forensic genealogist, Leslie Lawson has done forensic genealogy research for attorneys across the United States. She has proven parentage for those unable to speak any longer because of disability [dementia, Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia] or injury. Created family trees where families detested each other, and reunited family members that had lost touch. 

Lisa Louise Cooke : Lisa L. Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at She is the author of the book Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies and the DVD Google Earth for Genealogy, a national conference speaker, and writer for Family Tree Magazine. 

M. Bridget Cook : Author, speaker, and life coach who has been writing stories of transformation since she was young. Authored two books; edited numerous books and materials; written articles for several coffee-table business hardbound books, numerous magazine and newspaper articles covering business, politics, travel, spirituality and religion, socio-economics, and societal challenges. 

Nicka J. Smith : Chair of the Outreach and Education Committee for the African American Genealogical Society of Northern California (AAGSNC) and the lead researcher and family historian for the Atlas family which originated in Lake Providence, East Carroll, Louisiana. Nicka currently lives in California and works as a project and communications coordinator. 

Stephen P. Morse : Is the architect of the Intel 8086 chip. He has degrees in Electrical Engineering from CCNY, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and New York University. Currently he applies his expertise to Web-based Genealogy Search Tools. His "One Step" Search Pages are used by genealogists all over the world. 

Tamra Stansfield : Tamra L. Stansfield is currently employed as a German Research Consultant and the International Floor Patron Services Manager at the Family History Library located in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has worked as a professional genealogist for the past 10 years and is Accredited in German Research through ICAPGen. 

Our Sponsors Include:
Family History Expos, Inc. |  
FamilySearch |
San Mateo County Genealogical Society |
African American Genealogical Society of Northern California |

In addition to our sponsors some Exhibitors include:
(see our full list online at
Ask-the-Pros (Where you can ask your personal genealogy questions)
Bell Printing (Learn about having your finished work printed at a great price)
Family ChartMasters (Where you have working or custom charts printed)
Family Roots Publishing (Where you can buy the top genealogy books on the planet)
Gene Tree (Learn about DNA in genealogy research and how it can assist you)
LifeStory Productions (Software to organize your pictures, tell your stories, and collaborate with others) (Learn how to date, restore, and display heirloom photos and more)
Stories To Tell (Learn all about publishing your personal history from beginning to end)
The Genealogical Institute (Hire a professional or buy her books that show you how to do it yourself)

Don’t Delay!! Sign up today!

Get the word out and take advantage of the $60.00 savings offered to your subscribers, their family and friends.

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