Jane Neff Rollins

2029 Verdugo Blvd #195
Montrose, California 91020
USA

Business Phone: 818-957-5014
Email: jnrollins@sherlockcombsgenealogy.com
URL: sherlockcombsgenealogy.com

Contact between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm US Pacific


Specialties:

ΔAncestors from the former Russian Empire ΔJewish Genealogy
ΔTranslating/interpreting Russian documents


Lectures:

ΔHow Did the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918-1919 Affected Your Ancestors?
ΔA Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Dating Your 20th Century Family Photos
ΔDeath Decoded - Documenting Death With or Without a Death Certificate ΔLearn Just Enough Russian for Genealogy
ΔYes, You Can Work with Genealogically-Relevant Foreign Language Documents! ΔThe Iron Curtain is Open: Genealogical Treasures from the Former USSR/Russian Empire
ΔSensitive Subjects in Genealogy: How Much to Reveal, How Much to Conceal (David Laskin, best-selling author of The Family, called this one spellbinding).
ΔLet No (Wo)man Put Asunder - Researching Ancestors Who Divorce
ΔReal World DNA: Delights and Disappointments ΔStickin' to the Union: Using Labor Union Documents for Genealogical Research
ΔAmerican Warp, Jewish Weft: Weaving Jewish Sources Into Genealogy Research ΔThe Family Patchwork – Stitching Families Separated by History Back Together
ΔFrom Chernorudka to Chicago – Lessons Learned From Tracing One Family’s Immigration Pathway
ΔFinding the Kernel of Truth in Your Family Stories
ΔIs There a Midwife in Your Mishpocha?
ΔIs There a Baby Catcher in Your Bloodline?
ΔIs There a Doctor in the House? Researching Ancestors Who Were Physicians


Speaking Conditions:

ΔAudio/visual (A/V) needs include laptop projector and microphone.
ΔSpeaker will provide master handouts for society reproduction and distribution only. All material is copyrighted; speaker will consider permitting audio and video recording of presentations on an individual basis.
ΔSpeaker will accept engagements throughout the United States and internationally (have passport, will travel).
ΔTravel expenses include transportation.
ΔSpeaker will accept home housing. ΔNew material may be developed upon request.


Previous Engagements:

ΔNovember 4, 2017 -- Let No (Wo)man Put Asunder: Researching Ancestors who Divorce; Stickin’ to the Union: Using Labor Union Documents for Genealogical Research; Orange County California Genealogy Society, Huntington Beach, CA
ΔJune 11, 2017 – The Iron Curtain is Open: Genealogical Treasures from the Former USSR; Genealogy Jamboree, Burbank, CA
ΔMay 20, 2017 -- Stickin’ to the Union: Using Labor Union Documents for Genealogical Research; Whittier Area Genealogy Society, Whittier Masonic Lodge, Whittier, CA
ΔMarch 15, 2017 -- Let No (Wo)man Put Asunder: Researching Ancestors who Divorce; Genealogical Society of North Orange County, Yorba Linda, CA
ΔNovember 16, 2016 -- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Dating Your 20th Century Family Photos, webinar for Millenia/Legacy Software
ΔOcotber 17, 2016 -- Sensitive Subjects in Genealogy – What to Reveal; What to Conceal; Village Genealogy Club, Laguna Woods, CA
ΔAugust 23, 2016 -- Dating Your 20th Century Family Photos, Glendora Genealogy Group, Glendora, CA
ΔAugust 18, 2016 -- From Chernorudka to Chicago, Florida State Genealogical Society webinar
ΔAugust 18 - 20, 2016 -- Real World DNA – Delights and Disappointments; Let No (Wo)man Put Asunder: Researching Ancestors Who Divorce; Sensitive Subjects in Genealogy; Northwest Genealogy Conference, Arlington, WA
ΔAugust 7-12, 2016 - Learn Just Enough Russian for Genealogy, International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA
ΔJune 5, 2016 - Learn Just Enough Russian for Genealogy, Genealogy Jamboree, Burbank, CA
ΔMay 17, 2016 - LA Westside Genealogical Society, Los Angeles, CA: Sensitive Subjects in Genealogy
ΔFebruary 17, 2016 - Is there a Baby Catcher in Your Bloodline?
ΔNovember 21, 2015 – Whittier Area Genealogy Society, Whittier, CA; Is there a Baby Catcher in Your Bloodline?
ΔAugust 23, 2015 – Orange County Jewish Genealogy Society, Newport Beach, CA.; Sensitive Subjects in Genealogy: What to Conceal, What to Reveal
ΔJuly 19, 2015 – Questing Heirs Genealogy Society, Long Beach, CA; Sticking to the Union: Using Labor Union Documents for Genealogical Research
ΔJuly 6-10, 2015 – International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Jerusalem, Israel; Sensitive Subjects in Genealogy: What to Conceal, What to Reveal
ΔJune 28, 2015 – British Isles Genealogical Society, Los Angeles FamilySearch Library; Real World DNA: Delights and Disappointments
ΔFebruary 7, 2015 – Southern California Genealogical Society webinar; Sticking to the Union: Using Labor Union Documents for Genealogical Research
ΔJanuary 18, 2015 – Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles, Torrance, CA; Sensitive Subjects in Genealogy: How Much to Reveal, How Much to Conceal


Bio:

Ms. Rollins has been a family historian for more than 20 years, and a professional genealogist since 2013. She completed ProGen Study Group 29 in 2017. Jane has spoken professionally about genealogy since 2012 at the local, regional, and international levels. In her genealogy talks, Ms. Rollins shares memorable stories, case studies, and humor.

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