Chula Vista Genealogical Society Meeting on Wednesday, 28 April Features Carole Sobke

 Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 12 midday PDT

CVGS Common Assembly (in a Zoom Video Convention)

Carole Sobke on “Outdated Sacramento, Miss Odessa’s Medical Idioms, and a Pop Quiz”

This month’s program is a brief historical past of the founding of Sacramento, the early flooding   issues, with just a few of her ancestor’s experiences included, and the founding of the Outdated Sacramento State Historic Park. Miss Odessa, a docent from the Sacramento Historical past Museum, will likely be speaking concerning the background of a number of the medical idioms. If there’s time, there will likely be a quiz on a number of the early and unusual names for medical illnesses. So be ready with a pencil and paper close by!

Carole is a fourth-generation San Diegan – her paternal great-grandfather, J.H. Frederick Heilbron, a German immigrant, settled in San Diego in February 1888 and opened the primary cold-storage butcher store in downtown San Diego referred to as Superior Market. Being German, he additionally had F. Heilbron Saloon and Bottling Works, additionally in downtown San Diego. 

Her first 4 years have been spent in Mission Hills, then they moved to Level Loma. She graduated from Level Loma Highschool, then attended San Diego State, San Diego Metropolis School and Grossmont School at varied phases of her life! Carole was the bookkeeper for her father’s enterprise (Heilbron Electrical Co.) and her husband’s enterprise (Adams Auto Components). She spent 20 years within the Technical Providers division at Grossmont School.

Through the years she has had a number of hobbies – vintage automobiles have been a lot enjoyable! At present, she collects vintage and studio artwork clothes buttons, collects ephemera from the 1915/1916 Panama-California Exposition and the 1935/36 California Pacific Worldwide Exposition (each grandfathers have been concerned), delves into family tree and writes household biographies and tales – the nice, the dangerous and the ugly. She has additionally finished knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, merciless embroidery, quilting and at the moment she makes cross-stitch greeting playing cards.

Attendance is free however solely 100 seats can be found so please register quickly.


This program will likely be held on-line utilizing the Zoom video conferencing platform for Conferences. A Zoom assembly invitation will likely be despatched through electronic mail to CVGS members on 26 April.  Please word that the assembly begins at 12 midday Pacific Daylight Time.  The Zoom room will likely be open by 11:45 a.m. for visiting and serving to attendees join.

This invitation is accessible to non-members by registering at  You’ll obtain an electronic mail the day earlier than the assembly with the hyperlink to JOIN.  Attendance is proscribed to 100 attendees.  Contact when you have issues.

NOTE:  The Chula Vista Genealogical Society affords an electronic mail membership of $10 per 12 months for distant members (outdoors of San Diego County, California).  In addition to the month-to-month Common Assembly with a program on final Wednesdays, there’s a month-to-month Analysis Group assembly on second Wednesdays and a DNA Curiosity Group assembly on the third Wednesdays, plus a month-to-month 10-page electronic mail publication chock filled with program bulletins, analysis ideas and program evaluations.


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