Submitted by Carol-Anne Tucker-Watt: Member since 2013
My husband's paternal grandfather, Watt Lai-Bo and family in Guangdong (Canton), China. Watt Lai-Bo was a famous Chinese opera singer. He even traveled to San Francisco to sing. My father-in-law, Watt Yew, played several Chinese musical instruments.
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These evening meetings feature a guest presenter on a genealogy topic and are free to both members and the public. Until further notice, our meetings will be held via Zoom.
- Time and Date: 6:30 – 8 p.m. 2nd Thursday of January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November
- Address: LDS Building 1360 Alberta Way, Concord
These evening meetings provide opportunities to do research using databases at the Concord Family History Center and to get help from knowledgeable mentors. These meetings are free to both members and the public. Until further notice, these meetings are suspended.
- Time and Date: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 2nd Thursday of February, October
- Address: Concord Family History Center, 3700 Concord Blvd, Concord
Monday Morning Roundtable
This is a group that meets weekly to share information on helpful genealogy research and to assist each other with their personal genealogy projects. The meetings take place via Zoom.
- Time and Date: Mondays at 10 a.m.
- Contact Lisa Gorrell at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to join
Annual Fall Seminar/Webinar
This popular event, usually held in October, features a professional from the genealogy field who conducts a deep-dive into a broad topic of interest. During the year 2021, the program will be presented online as a webinar.The webinar is open both to members and the public. It is fee-based with members charged a reduced rate.
Our monthly newsletter, Descendants, is published ten times per year (not in August and December) and is included with every membership. You must be a member to receive or have access to the newsletter located in the Members Only section of this site. Feedback, ideas and suggestions for the newsletter are welcomed at Newsletter@cccgs.net
"Coming to America: The Ellis Island Experience" With Madeline Yanov - Zoom Webinar
Between 1892 and 1954, Ellis Island, New York, processed over 12 million immigrants. Many of us are descended from the people who landed at Ellis Island. Do you know what they ...
"Historic Disasters, Epidemics, Politics and Other Calamities" With Laurie Werner Castillo
Both natural and manmade calamities were part of the everyday lives of your ancestors. Laurie Werner Castillo will share how major weather events, earthquakes, fires, epidemics, wars, and pestilence affected their ...
"Down on the Farm: Records to Document Your Farming Ancestor" With Lisa Gorrell
Up to about 1870, farming was the number one occupation, so you probably have many farmers in your family. Lisa Gorrell helps you discover the numerous record sets that document ...
"Researching Military Records From Three Major American Wars" With Craig Roberts Scott
Renowned author and historian, Craig Roberts Scott shares three lectures on military history and how to research your ancestors who served in the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and WWI. ...
"Photo Detecting 101" With Maureen Taylor
Maureen Taylor, internationally known expert on historic photo identification and preservation, shares two presentations to help you solve your photo mysteries. This is part two of our 2021 CCCGS Fall ...