I am a native San Diegan, a graduate of San Diego High School (1961), of San Diego State University (1966, Bachelor of Science Aeronautical Engineering), and a retired aerospace engineer (Rohr Industries 967-1997, Goodrich 1997-2002).
My wife (Angel Linda) and I have two lovely daughters, and five darling grandchildren. We love to visit them and have them visit us. Angel Linda and I love to travel to visit friends and relatives, to sightsee, to cruise or to do genealogy. Our travels have taken us all over the USA, to England and Scandinavia.
I started pursuing genealogy research in 1988 because I wanted a new avocation, and it quickly turned into an addiction. I started a yearly family newsletter which is now 16 pages sent each Christmas to the extended family (children, siblings, cousins, whether they want it or not!). By 1992 I was active on the Prodigy message boards, and have been online ever since.
I started using Family Tree Maker genealogy software in 1995, and now use RootsMagic 7.. My research into my own ancestors, my wife's ancestors, my cousins ancestors, the Seaver surname, and several other surnames, have resulted in a database of about 58,000 persons.
I write quite a bit now.
I also speak regularly on genealogical topics to Southern California area genealogical societies, and teach the 4-session "Beginning Computer Genealogy" course (8 hours) at the San Diego OASIS adult education center.
My genealogical society memberships include:
In my spare time, I like to read historical novels and mysteries, and to watch the San Diego Padres baseball team, the San Diego/now LA Chargers NFL team, and the San Diego State Aztecs teams on television. We have a 20-game season ticket package to the Padres.
Contact me via email at email@example.com
Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.
Randy is 27 degrees from Jason Sudeikis, 22 degrees from Gillian Anderson, 26 degrees from Paul Bettany, 22 degrees from Stephen Colbert, 19 degrees from Michael Douglas, 17 degrees from John Lithgow, 24 degrees from Lin-Manuel Miranda, 22 degrees from Dolly Parton, 25 degrees from Rosie Perez, 20 degrees from Tracee Ross, 29 degrees from Kate Winslet and 22 degrees from Marsha Richardson on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.