Our March meeting is a webinar with Gena Philibert-Ortega who lead us in an exploration of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) records and their applicability to genealogical research. Come prepared with questions as we discover yet another rich repository of information to help uncover our past. Note: Due the anticpated large crowds for the Gasparilla ... Read more
At our April 2018 meeting, we will host two special programs. We kickoff with a presentation by Cindy Hineman, Professional Life Writing Instructor, with The Story of Life (TSOLife); a Tampa based company focused on creating new and innovative ways to preserve your legacy and pass down stories for future generations. After our general monthly ... Read more
Drew Smith shares tips on avoiding wasting time and money by learning which type of DNA test to take and exactly what you can expect to get as a result
Autosomal DNA test results contain information that can be used to identify relatives. Drew Smith explains how to interpret the results and make successful contact with matches.
Join us on May 5th to apply sound research techniques while leveraging the growing number of online resources and records. Donna Moughty shares her proven strategies to properly and effectively search online databases focused on the time and place of your ancestors existence. Our monthly meetings are open to the public; all are welcome! Agenda: 1015 ... Read more
The story of the USCGC Tampa is more than that of a Coast Guard Cutter which was torpedoed and sunk by a WWI German submarine. As a result of this attack, all the ship’s 131 crew members, including 24 Tampians, tragically lost their lives. Join expert Nancy Turner as she recounts the history of the ... Read more
Learn about the wide variety of military records and how to access them in order to learn more about your patriotic ancestors.