genealogy and family history


Presentation and class descriptions for all topics.


Beginning genealogy classes, records and resources for genealogists.

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Request opportunities to present to societies and conference through out the region.

Capturing an ancestor's story one step at a time.



Records, genealogical resources, ethnic research, Mid-west states, internet research and software programs.

15350 SE May Valley Rd
Renton, WA 98059

Janet O'Conor Camarata . . .

is a  genealogist with over 30 years experience. She is a seminar presenter, educator, and trainer in genealogy societies, libraries, retirement centers and senior centers across Washington and supported genealogy by volunteering in a variety of ways – newsletter editor, program coordinator, publicity and past-president of South King County Genealogical Society (SKCGS).   She currently leads the SKCGS Technology User Group designed to address the technical needs of genealogists in today's world of online and offline genealogical research and SKCGS Genetic Genealogy/DNA Discussion group.  She is also an instructor of a year-long, 6-week series of classes, Genealogy: Discovering Your Ancestors at a variety of locations across western Washington. She is the winner of the Washington State Genealogical Society Volunteer of the Year award for 2019.  Janet is a graduate of the University of Washington Genealogy and Family History program.  She has a B.A. (Education) degree from Central Washington University and a Master’s degree from Antioch University.  She also taught within The Boeing Company and at the University of Phoenix.