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“Digging for Dirt in Cemeteries” – South Orange County Calif. Genealogical Society

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


South Orange County California Genealogical Society

“Digging for Dirt in Cemeteries” – Presented by Kristi Sexton

Cemeteries are a great source of information about our ancestors. Join us to learn about the different types of cemeteries and the information that can be found on tombstones and in cemetery records. Kristi Sexton will discuss what you can learn from gravestone symbols, tombstone preservation tips, and how to record what you find digitally and virtually. Websites Find-a-Grave and Billion Graves and their features will be covered.

About the speaker: A genealogist and family historian for nearly three decades, Kristi Sexton is lecturing, teaching and training the next generation of genealogists. She provides family research services through her company, One Leaf Genealogy, currently serves as President of the Orange County California Genealogical Society and is an Adjunct Professor for the Brigham Young University – Idaho Family History Department. She loves genealogy puzzles and cannot wait to help solve them! The presentation will begin after a short business meeting at 10 a.m. and concludes at noon.

Visitors are invited to this free program on Saturday, June 15th, which includes refreshments. The society meets at 27976 Marguerite Parkway at Hillcrest Drive. Park and enter behind the LDS church. For more information, contact

The SOCCGS Genealogy Research Center located at the Mission Viejo Library is open seven days a week with docents available to help you. Visit for hours.


June 15, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mission Viejo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
27976 Marguerite Pkwy.
Mission Viejo, 92692 United States