M. Diane Rogers

402-9603 Manchester Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia V3N 4Y7

Phone: 604 724-8744

Business Phone: 604 724-8744
Email: diane_rogers@shaw.ca
URL: www.canadagenealogy.blogspot.com

Contact between 08:00 am to 08:00 pm Pacific Time


Researching women - especially in Western Canada.
Researching family photographs and postcards.
Postcards, genealogy and family history.
Genetic genealogy - DNA for beginners.
Researching in British Columbia.
Researching across Canada
Researching in Western Canada
Researching in Scandinavia
Beginning, or Returning, to Genealogy and Family History Research
What is a One-Name Study?


  • Researching Female Ancestors
  • Making the Most of Your DNA Test
  • Analyzing Historical Photographs
  • Postcard Craze: Postcards, Postal History and Family History
  • Genetic Genealogy - First Steps
  • Researching in Historical Newspapers
  • BACKUP! Don't Do Family History Without It
  • Blogging Your Family History
  • Social Networking 101 for Family History - Facebook, Twitter, and so much more
  • Saving Time & Energy in Cyberspace: Free tools and strategies for managing, sharing and preserving your genealogy and family history on-line and off
  • Google those ancestors!
  • Developing Family History Websites Painlessly
  • Adding DNA to your Genealogy and Family History Tools
  • Researching in Western Canada
  • Researching Ancestors in British Columbia, Canada
  • Researching in British Columbia, Canada Cemeteries
  • Researching in Scandinavia
  • How One-Name or One-Place Studies Can Help You

    If your group is interested in Cemetery Field Trips in the Greater Vancouver area or talks about individual cemeteries, please ask me.

  • Speaking Conditions:

    Most presentations include visuals (PowerPoint or Presentation). Talks on photography and some other topics can include hands-on sessions for smaller groups. Handout masters (paper or digital) provided or handouts can be privately or publically posted by arrangement. Please contact me for information on travel, equipment, etc.

    Previous Engagements:

    British Columbia Archives
    British Columbia Historical Federation
    Community Centred College for the Retired - ongoing classes
    Brock House - ongoing classes
    Kelowna and District Genealogical Society
    New Westminster Continuing Education
    Abbotsford Genealogical Society
    Friends of the City of Vancouver Archives
    Burnaby Village Museum
    Cloverdale Public Library
    Abbotsford Annual Family History Day
    Qualicum Beach Family History Society
    Finding Your Roots Annual Conference
    Vancouver Public Library Abbotsford Genealogical Society
    Delta Libraries
    Vancouver Museum
    Vancouver Postcard Club
    Whatcom Genealogical Society
    West Vancouver Memorial Library
    British Columbia Genealogical Society - frequent talks
    Canadian Committee on Women's History
    Women's History Network of British Columbia


    Diane Rogers has been researching her own family history for over 20 years in Canadian, English, Scottish, Irish, United States and Swedish records and sources. She has a lifelong interest in women's history and is a Past President and currently Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society and Editor of The British Columbia Genealogist, that Society's quarterly journal, and she facilitates both the DNA and Scandinavian BCGS special interest groups. She has a One-Name study for the surname SAGGERS, including a DNA Project, and a One-Place study for Newdale, Manitoba, Canada. And she is the Canada Pacific Regional Rep for the Guild of One-Name Studies. In her spare time, she collects photographs and postcards and is President of the Vancouver Postcard Club.

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