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August Monthly Meeting
Saturday, August 5
August Monthly Meeting  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Join us at our monthly meeting on August 5th when George G. Morgan will present a program titled "Laying Out the Clues in Funeral Home Records" in which he will share the vast amount of genealogical information to be found in funeral home and mortuary records.


Saturday, August 19
Don’t Force Your Descendants to Research You  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
10:30 am
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
You may have researched many of your ancestors, but what will your descendants know about you?  Patricia Charpentier, award-winning author and memoirist, teaches how to record memories for posterity.  A writing exercise is included in this workshop.



Proving your Pedigree: The Genealogy Proof Standard in Action
Saturday, September 2
Proving your Pedigree: The Genealogy Proof Standard in Action  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Rue Lynn Galbraith will present Proving your Pedigree: The Genealogy Proof Standard in Action.  


Saturday, September 9
The Burgert Brothers and You: A Look at Family Land Records  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
11:30 am
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Learn how photos, city directories and Sanborn maps can enhance the rich experience of tracking your family land records at the Courthouse. Examples from the Burgert Brothers’ family will be included. 
Funded by the Friends of the John F. Germany Public Library.


Wednesday, September 13
Burgerts & Beyond: New Perspectives On Historic Photographs  (Tampa-Hillsborough Library )
10:30 am
USF Tampa Library, 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620

The Burgert Brothers Studio photographs widely exhibited throughout the community have become synonymous with Tampa history. The Burgert Brothers Studio has left us a vivid record of Florida’s culture. Join USF Contemporary Art Museum curator Noel Smith and USF Special Collections librarian Andy Huse for a fun romp through Tampa’s history featuring new perspectives on these historic photographs. This presentation is part of the celebration for the 100th anniversary of the Burgert Brothers Studio. 

In partnership with USF Libraries.

Held in USF Tampa Library Grace Allen Room (4th Floor)




Saturday, October 7
FGS Annual Fall Seminar 2017  (FGS Annual Fall Seminar)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Robert W. Saunders, Sr., Public Library, 1505 Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, Florida
Join us for our annual Fall Seminar when our speaker will be David Rencher, Chief Genealogical Officer for FamilySearch in Salt Lake City, Utah. He will present the following topics:
  • Using All the Features of FamilySearch 

  • Irish Immigration (in-bound, U.S. Sources) 

  • Proven Research Strategies that Transcend Geo-Political Boundaries 

  • Record Collections at FamilySearch – Tips and Tricks for Effective Searches

Go to our 2017 Annual Seminar page to register. You will not want to miss this exciting all-day event!



Saturday, November 4
November 2017 Monthly Meeting  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Speaker and topic to be announced.



Saturday, December 2
December 2017 Monthly Meeting and Holiday Party  (FGS Tampa Monthly Meetings)
To Be Announced
Join us for our annual holiday party! Time, location, and details will be announced in Fall 2017.