Focused Research - Using Research Plans

Saturday, September 16, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm;
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo 

Do you feel like your research just goes in circles, that you keep finding the same information, or you have brick walls you can't solve? Being focused in your research will bring better results. This can be done by using research plans. I will explain how to create and use a research plan to help keep you on focus in your research and get better results.

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Lisa Gorrell is a graduate of the ProGen program and an alumnus of the following genealogical institutes: Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, and the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in Birmingham, Alabama. She teaches genealogy courses, lectures to societies, and researches for others. She is a former Recording Secretary for the California Genealogical Society, a board member with the Contra Costa Historical Society & volunteer at their archives at the History Center in Martinez, and a past-president of the Contra Costa County Genealogical Society.

She has also been tour leader with the California Genealogy Society’s research trip to Salt Lake City. She enjoys giving genealogy presentations and writing about her family on two blogs: “Mam-ma’s Southern Family” http://mam-massouthernfamily.blogspot.com/ and “My Trails into the Past” http://mytrailsintothepast.blogspot.com/. She has also written a three-generation family history about her husband’s Swedish ancestors.