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Genealogy Conference - March 6 & 7, 2010 --- Announce Digest, Vol 49, Issue 1

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By mimasep1959 - Posted on 03 March 2010


The Genealogy Conference is the following, but I believe that it may be too late to attend. You would have to contact Helyn Sparkman [] who organized it on behalf of The Nueva Galicia Genealogical Society of Northern California.
Information regarding our Organization (Nueva Galicia Genealogical Society of Northern California:

We do meet quarterly on Saturdays, usually in Elk Grove, CA.
Please see our web page:

The following are the particulars of our Conference being held this weekend in San Jose, CA.:

Genealogy Conference - March 6 & 7, 2010

Presented by
Nueva Galicia Genealogical Society of Northern California

We are also members of Nuestro's Rancho's
created by Joseph Puentes, researcher extraordinaire to whom we will honor

Cost of conference
$107.00 per person
This includes, lunch, dinner, taxes, service charges, and use of the facility.

Hotel accommodations are separate, and you will need to make your personal reservations. The hotel information is included in the following attachment.

Please fill out the attached "Early Registration Form" and mail along with a check for $25.00 to hold your space. The registration information must be received no later than February 1st.
The balance of $82.00 must be received by February 12th. However, if you wish to pay in
full, you may do so at this time.

Make checks payable to: Helyn Sparkman

Mail to:
Helyn Sparkman
Sparkman & Company Certified Pubic Accountants
1155 Meridian Avenue Suite 204
San Jose, CA 95125
Here is the AGENDA:

MARCH 6 & 7 2010

10:00 a.m. Conference room to be opened

11:00 a.m.
Each participant to introduce self, giving areas, and names of research

12 Noon - Lunch


Arturo Ramos
will be joining us from Washington, D.C.
Moderator of Nuestros Ranchos
Arturo published a book titled "La familia Ramos Gutierrez y su herencia jalisciense y zacatecana"
Arturo is currently working on his second book: "Familias antiques de Valle de Tlaltenango"
*Use of surnames in the 17th Century Mexico with the case of Maria Esquivel and her daughter Ceclia Lopez as examples of matrilineal naming practices.
* The presence and position of negros and mulatos in 17th Century Valle de Tlaltenango.

Author of "San Gabriel Valley Families of Nueva Galicia", and co-author to "Eyes to the Past". A Pictorial History from Families of Azusa, Baldwin Park and Irwindale".
Topic: Review of the 1648 Aguascalientes Census

Alicia Carrillo
Alicia brings many years of research, and is always happy to share information.
Topic: History of Nochistlan

We have allowed ample time for a question and answer session

If, you are new to research we can offer assistance individually or as a group to set you on your path for this amazing journey.

Sunday, March 7th 9:30 a.m.
Optional: Brunch at El Torito Mexican Restaurant
477 E. Calaveras
Milpitas, Ca
Cost $15.49 plus tax and service
Looking forward to seeing you all.

Irma Gomez-Lucero aka Gomez Gtz
Message: 1
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 16:24:26 -0800 (PST)
Subject: [Nuestros Ranchos] Location and time of the meeting

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Where and time of the Nueva Galicia meeting?



Arturo Ramos is the main reason I'm going; he's "Da Man"!

Jose Carlos de Leon

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