City directories will be the subject of the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society – Press Enterprise

Jean Wilcox Hibben, genealogist, author, storyteller, and national speaker, will speak on “City Directories: More Than Address Books” when the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society meets at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 14 in Community Hall B du Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library, 30600 Pauba Road.

Guests are welcome.

In his presentation, Hibben will demonstrate how to use various techniques to locate ancestors in city directories. This information will also be useful for using the 1950 US Census and its enumeration districts, according to a press release. The 1950 census will be available April 1.

The Temecula Valley Genealogical Society, founded in 1998, offers a monthly meeting program and newsletter covering a variety of information related to genealogy and family history research. The society also offers specialized monthly classes on topics such as understanding and using its DNA results, genealogy research practices for beginners, and inspiration for writing family history as stories for generations. current and future.

Two upcoming events are the society’s genealogy trip to Salt Lake City and its annual high school student essay and scholarship contest. For more information on either event, contact Susan Puma, president of the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society, at [email protected]

Membership in the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society costs $25 per year.

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