Barbara Randall

Barbara Randall is a board member of the Southern California Genealogical Society and president of the British Isles Family History Society- USA. She lectures primarily in the southern CA area but has also presented nationally. Barbara is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), National Genealogical Society (NGS), Genealogical Speakers Guild, International Society of Family History Writers & Editors, New England Historical Genealogical Society (NEHGS), New York Genealogical & Biographical Society (NYG&B) and other local societies. Barbara is also a Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) volunteer genealogist/consultant. She is a special education middle school teacher/coordinator with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

January 7, 2016

11:00 AM - Nil Sť Blarney (Itís Not Blarney): Irish Records

Irish records are available and many are available online. More are becoming available each day but there are challenges to Irish research and the myths that they donít exist persist.

12:30 PM - Decoding the National Archives - Online

The National Archives website can be very intimidating to use as a research tool. It doesnít have to be! Learn what is available and how to increase your success with your search.


Handouts are available to Member's Only


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Orange County California Genealogical Society
c/o Huntington Beach Central Library
7111 Talbert Avenue
Huntington Beach, California 92648

(714) 536-5549