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Little Known and Rarely Used Google Resources and Search Tips (FGS Meeting)

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

FGS welcomes Katherine R. Willson as she provides us with her insight and knowledge on improving our search techniques with her presentation: Little Known and Rarely Used Google Resources and Search Tips. Many genealogists barely scratch the surface of what Google has to offer.  This presentation offers tips & techniques for doing more efficient research ...

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Introduction to GedMatch (FGS Meeting)

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

You completed your DNA testing and discovered the matches available on your testing company's site, now learn how to expand your DNA matches.  Drew Smith provides an instructive tutorial on how you can broaden your DNA reach. Program description - GEDmatch is a free website that allows uploading raw DNA data from DNA testing companies ...

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Discovery to Story Telling with Kenyatta Berry (FGS Annual Seminar)

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

The Florida Genealogical Society – Tampa welcomes back Kenyatta Berry as our guest speaker for the 61st Annual Fall Seminar. Please mark your calendars and register for this exceptional day of learning and sharing with another prominent member of the genealogical community. We look forward to see you there. — Your FGS-Tampa Board

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Researching Women – Community Cookbooks and What They Tell Us About Our Ancestors (FGS Meeting)

November 2 @ 11:00 am EDT

Gena Philibert Ortega returns to FGS - Tampa in time for the start of the holidays full of family reunions and food.  So what better way to kick-off the season than with a presentation on how community cookbooks can aid our research. Community cookbooks, commonly known as fundraising cookbooks with the plastic comb binding, have ...

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Annual Holiday Brunch and Show & Tell (FGS Meeting)

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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