Next meeting Sunday, April 15
- TV Sunday night, April 8:PBS, 8 p.m. -- Henry Louis Gates, "Finding Your Roots"Features Kevin Bacon and wife Kyra Sedgwick. Kyra's mother is Jewish, although unclear if that will be mentioned. The program brings out that both have ancestors who were early opponents of slavery.Our next meeting:Sunday, April 15, 10 a.m."U.S. Customs and Immigration Service and How to Order Citizenship Records Online."
Sacramento area genealogist Lynn Brown will talk about naturalization and immigration records after 1906. There is now enhanced access and availability of citizenship records and a new federal
genealogy department under the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service.
Lynn will provide an overview of citizenship records including visas, permanent residency, alien
registrations versus enemy alien registration, and more.
Lynn Brown has been a family historian for more than 35 years. After retiring from careers
with Girl Scouting, AT&T and the U.S. Army Reserves, she embarked on a new career helping
others with genealogy research. Currently she is a volunteer at the Family History Center and
recently retired from local school districts after teaching Computerized Genealogy. Lynn has
been lecturing to Bay Area and Central Valley genealogy groups since 2004.