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Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA, CG

15280 Multiview Dr.
Lake Mathews, California 92570
USA


Phone: 951-780-1799
Business Phone: 909-994-6114
Cellular Phone: 909-268-5326
Email: jean@circlemending.org
URL: www.circlemending.org

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


Certifications:

Board Certified Genealogist, received September 2006, renewed September 2011Hold California Community College Lifetime Teaching Credential – Language Arts and Literature (received May 1990)


Awards:

3rd place, “Published Articles,” 2011 International Society of Family History Writers and Editors annual contestNomination: International Profiles of Accomplished Leaders, 2010 (Amer. Biographical Inst., Inc.)*Nomination: 2009 Woman of the Year (American Biographical Institute, Inc.)*Election: International Who’s Who of Professional & Business Women, 10th ed., 2009*Election: Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 2003-2004*Election: Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 2001-2002*Listing: Outstanding People of the 20th CenturyElection: Dictionary of International Biography, 27th ed., April 1999*Election: International Women of the Year, 1998-1999*Listing: Who’s Who in the Media and Communications, 1998-1999Election: International Who’s Who of Intellectuals, 13th ed., 1998*Election: The Twentieth Century Award for Achievement, 1998*Recipient: Riverside Community College, Latter-day Saint Student Association Teacher of Distinction Award, 1998Listing: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 1997Recipient: Fullerton College Recognition Award, 1996Recipient: Chaffey College Presidential Excellence Award, 1993Winner: International Toastmistress Club, Council 8 Speech Contest, 1st Place, 28 April 1984Winner: International Toastmistress Club, Corona, Calif. Club Speech Contest, 1st Place, 1984Winner: International Toastmistress Club, Santa Ana, Calif., Club Speech Contest, 2nd Place, 1983*(Although nominated and/or elected to be listed in these volumes, the invitation was refused due to privacy issues.)


Specialties:

Teaching/lecturing, folklore/traditions (specifically music, but not limited to that), Civil War (Union), Learning disabilities, US research, German research, Logic, communication topics


Writer:

Books:

ELISABETH: THE STORY OF A GERMAN IMMIGRANT (c. 2012, ebook)

Newspaper/Magazine/Journal/Periodical:

“Being an Expert Witness: From the Unknown to the Known,” APG Quarterly, Dec 2012“Deliveries in the Rear,” NGS Magazine, 37:4, Oct-Dec 2011“Trimming the Royal Forest,” UGA’s Crossroads, 6:3, Autumn 2011“Researching Civil War Engineers,” Family Chronicle, May/June 2011“Genealogy Road Trip!” Family Chronicle, May/June 2011“Family Stories as Arguments: Proving/Disproving Intergenerational Legends,” NGS Magazine, April-June 2011“John Adam Hollander: Survivor,” APG Quarterly, Mar 2011“Obtaining Tombstone/Marker for Civil War Veteran,” Family Tree Magazine, Mar 2011“My Ancestor Has No Stone: Now What?,” Family Chronicle, Feb 2011 “Corona Genealogical Society: Making a Mark on the Community,” CSGA, Calif. State Genealogical Alliance newsletter, July-Aug 2010 “Fritz Mueller: Champion or Charlatan?,” APG Quarterly, June 2010“The 1928 Isle Royale Expedition,” Family Chronicle, June 2010“What Instruments Did Your Ancestors Play?,” So. Calif. Genealogical Society Searcher, Vol 47, #1, 2010“Who are the Genealogists?,” UGA’s Crossroads, March 2010“Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Solving Word Mysteries,” So. Calif. Genealogical Society Searcher, Vol 46, #4, Autumn 2009 “Adapting to a New Culture,” So. Calif. Genealogical Society Searcher,Vol. 46,#2, 2009 “Investigating Irene,” NGS Quarterly, June 2009“Warning! Beware of Fallacious Reasoning in Genealogical Research!,” UGA’s Crossroads, June 2009“Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Getting Information,” Corona Genealogical Society newsletter, Jun 2009“Corona Genealogical Society Event review,” Calif. State Genealogical Alliance newsletter, Nov 2008“Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Games over Generations,” So. Calif. Genealogical Society Searcher, Oct 2008“Digitizing Calif. Newspapers,” Calif. State Genealogical Alliance newsletter, Nov 2007“Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Firearm Phraseology, Part 3,” Corona Genealogical Society newsletter, Sep 2006 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Firearm Phraseology, P

Web/Internet Publication:

“Public Speaking: Competition or Cooperation,” Genealogical Speakers Guild SPEAK!, Feb 2013“Even When You Thought You Covered Everything,” Genealogical Speakers Guild SPEAK!, Nov 2012 “Pico Projector Review,” Genealogical Speakers Guild SPEAK!, Aug 2012“Songs of Yesterday: Stephen Collins Foster, Part 3 – ‘Oh! Susanna,’" GenWeekly, 21 Apr 2012 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: The Animal Kingdom, Part 3 – Catastrophic Terminology,” GenWeekly, 8 Mar 2012 “Songs of Yesterday: Stephen Collins Foster, Part 2 – ‘Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair,’” GenWeekly, 26 Feb 2012 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: The Animal Kingdom, Part 2 – It’s a Dog’s Life,” GenWeekly, 12 Feb 2012 “Projection: It’s for the Voice as Well as the Visuals,” Genealogical Speakers Guild SPEAK!, Feb 2012 “Songs of Yesterday: The Appeal of Stephen Collins Foster,” GenWeekly, 22 Jan 2012 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: The Animal Kingdom, Part 1 – Going to the Dogs,” GenWeekly, 8 Jan 2012 “Songs of Yesterday: Civil War Series, Part 12 – ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem,’” GenWeekly, 24 Dec 2011 “Songs of Yesterday: Civil War Series, Part 11 – ‘The Vacant Chair,’” GenWeekly, 23 Nov 2011 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Traditions and Terms of Thanksgiving,” GenWeekly, 10 Nov 2011“Be Not Afraid of the Webinar,” Genealogical Speakers Guild SPEAK!, Nov 2011“Songs of Yesterday: Civil War Series, Part 10 – ‘Marching thru Georgia,’” GenWeekly, 26 Oct 2011 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Learning English Can Be Torture, Part 4,” GenWeekly, 7 Oct 2011“Songs of Yesterday: Civil War Series, Part 9 – ‘What Did the Privates Do?’” GenWeekly, 24Sep 2011 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Learning English Can Be Torture, Part 3,” GenWeekly, 7 Sept 2011“Songs of Yesterday: Civil War Series, Part 8 – ‘Battle Cry of Freedom,’” GenWeekly, 28 Aug 2011 “Lexicons of Lost Lifestyles: Learning English Can Be Torture, Part 2,” GenWeekly, 5 Aug 2011“Do the Written Words Support and Describe the Spoken Ones? Part

Other:

Guest blogger:SCGS Jamboree Blog: “Getting Folks to Jamboree,” 11 March 2013SCCAPG Blog: “APG Code of Ethics, Part 8,” 1 Oct 2012SCCAPG Blog: “APG Code of Ethics, Part 7,” 1 Aug 2012NGS Conference Blog: 13 Apr 2012SCCAPG Blog: “APG Code of Ethics, Part 6,” 15 May 2012 SCCAPG Blog: “APG Code of Ethics, Part 5,” 16 Feb 2012 SCCAPG Blog: “APG Code of Ethics, Part 4,” 1 Feb 2012SCCAPG Blog: “The National Archives, Pacific Region,” 18 Jan 2012SCCAPG Blog: "APG Code of Ethics, Part 3,"16 Dec 2011SCCAPG Blog: "APG Code of Ethics, Part 2," 17 Nov 2011SCCAPG Blog: "APG Code of Ethics, Part 1," 1 Nov 2011FGS Conference News Blog, 2 Aug 2011


Webmaster:

http://www.CoronaGenSoc.org


Blogger:

http://circlemending.blogspot.com


Biographical Information:

A native of the Chicago area, Jean Wilcox Hibben has a PhD in folklore and MA degree in Speech Communication. A national speaker and former college professor, Jean is a Board-Certified genealogist; director of the Corona, California Family History Center; volunteer at NARA, Pacific Region facility; 1st vice-president of the Corona Genealogical Society; past president of the Southern California Chapter of the Assoc. of Professional Genealogists; board member of APG; and secretary for the Genealogical Speakers Guild. She lives in the Lake Mathews area of Riverside County, California and can be reached through her website .

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