Genealogist to speak on census

WHITTIER - Genealogist Diane Wright will speak about the 1930 U.S. federal census at the May 15 meeting of the Whittier Area Genealogical Society, to be held at 1 p.m. at the Whittier Masonic Lodge.Dressed in period clothing, Wright will portray Bessie Hough, one of the enumerators of the 1930 census. Wright has walked Hough's district, visited her house and found her grave. Wright's presentation will offer new insights into the 1930 census. Also scheduled to speak is Pat Chavarria, president of the Glendora Genealogical Group. She will speak on "Using City Directories for Genealogy Research." Wright's presentation is free while Chavarria's lecture is $3. The public is invited. For more information, call Joyce Biby at (562) 296-6372.

********** Published: April 23, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 1