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Linda Serna

I have been involved with genealogy in researching and writing family stories for over 30 years. I have also been privileged to work as a genealogist for the first season of the PBS Genealogy Roadshow program. Currently, I am a member of the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (SCCAPG), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), the California State Genealogical Alliance (CSGA), the Polish Genealogical Society (PGS-CA), and the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America (GSHA-CA) as well as serving as Vice President of Programs for the Orange County California Genealogical Society (OCCGS). Over the last 7 years, I’ve written and given several presentations on various topics for groups in California and New Mexico, and have taught Intermediate and Advanced genealogy classes at my home group. I am always in the process of writing new presentations. My loves, in addition to public speaking, include history, writing, and traveling. I especially like seeing how individual family stories fit in and make up the fabric of history.

2015 Sessions with Linda Serna

1H Roadblock: Where Do I Go From Here?
Syllabus: Handout_for_Road_Blocks.pdf
 
3H What Does It Really Say? Hints for Deciphering Foreign Language Records
Syllabus: Handout_for_What_Does_It_Really_Say-CH.pdf
 
4F Researching Through Maternal and Sibling Lines
Syllabus: Handout_for_Researching_Through_Maternal_and_Sibling_Lines.pdf
 
5G Spanish Research
Syllabus: Handout_for_Spanish_Research.pdf
 


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