John B. Frisbie
John B. Frisbie
General John Blackman Frisbie (1825-1909) was a native of New York. He married Epitana Vallejo in 1851 thus becoming the son-in-law of General Mariano G. Vallejo. He is considered to be the city of Vallejo's true founder due to his many efforts to promote the growth of the city. Photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
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What Do I Do with All Our Collected Photographs, Family Memorabilia & Genealogy?
Thursday, July 11
What Do I Do with All Our Collected Photographs, Family Memorabilia & Genealogy?  (Speaker Series)
1:30 pm
ZOOM Presentation
The Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia's July 11th meeting featured speaker is Margaret (Peg) Kapustiak. She will discuss" What Do I Do with All Our Collected Photographs, Family Memorabilia & Genealogy?
Genealogy is a popular topic, and more people than ever want to find their roots. However, many do not know what to do with what they have collected. Margaret (Peg) Kapustiak’s presentation and handout is  designed to provide you with extremely practical tips, ideas, links and sources.
She has been a Genealogist/Family Historian for46 years and has researched her family history in the Chicago area, the Midwest, New England, and New York state plus ten countries in both Europe and Asia, when she lived overseas. She has provided over 180 talks to organizations both nationally and internationally in the past 24 years. She is the author of one book and 56 research articles and currently volunteers at five historical/genealogical organizations.
Ms. Kapustiak has served as President or on the Boards of Directors of 13 different professional or historical/genealogical organizations, both in the United States and Internationally and currently volunteers for five historical/genealogical organizations: Historic Spanish Point Campus of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Osprey, Fl; Venice Museum & Archives, Venice Fl; South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society, Hazel Crest, Ill.; Tinley Moraine Genealogists (Illinois) and Hazelgreen Cemetery Assoc., Alsip, Illinois. She is a member of the DAR, Myakka Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
She has both an undergraduate and a Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin. She is married with three children and three grandchildren.
GSVB Members will automatically receive a Zoom invitation that will be sent out a couple of days before the meeting. 
Non-Members: If you are interested in attending, please send an e-mail to to request a Zoom invitation. 
The Zoom meeting time is at 1:30 pm Pacific Time. The event is FREE.  All are welcome.