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Intro to Genealogy & Genetic Testing (Nearby Society Event)

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Want to take up genealogy but don't know where to start? This beginner's class gives attendees the tools to get started and strategies to succeed in family research. There'll also be discussion on the various genetic testing sites available and the pros and cons of such searches.

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

5th Annual Family Heritage Festival (HCPLC Event)

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Join the Florida History & Genealogy Library as we host the 5th Annual Family Heritage Festival. Participate in Genealogy activities that include presentations by nationally known genealogy experts and visits with local history & genealogy societies. Topics will include: Deciphering Vital Records, Bounty Land, Probate Records, New DNA Tools and African & European Indentureships and Escheatment ...

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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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