FGS Meeting

Evidence: Direct, Indirect, or Negative? It Depends!  (FGS Meeting)

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL

Program Description We are all looking for answers to our genealogy questions. Our question will determine the type of evidence we find in our sources. Do you know the difference between Direct, Indirect, and Negative evidence? Are you confused about why it matters? In this session examples of each of the three types of evidence ...

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FGS Book Club (Book Club)

Program Description Rue Lynn Galbraith facilitates our next book in our book club series, Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques by George G. Morgan and Drew Smith. The book covers how to use innovative methods to unearth hard-to-find ancestors. Each chapter will provide professional advice on formatting a research strategy, understanding the details you discover, keeping careful ...

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FGS Monthly Meeting – July (FGS Meeting)

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL

Program Description Summer is upon us and its time for another FGS meeting. Speaker and program still being finalized.

FGS Monthly Meeting – August (FGS Meeting)

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL

Program Description The dog days of summer start in earnest, but we're here for another monthly meeting. Speaker to be determined.

Recurring

FGS Book Club (Book Club)

Program Description Rue Lynn Galbraith facilitates our next book in our book club series, Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques by George G. Morgan and Drew Smith. The book covers how to use innovative methods to unearth hard-to-find ancestors. Each chapter will provide professional advice on formatting a research strategy, understanding the details you discover, keeping careful ...

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Using Fold3.com (FGS Meeting)

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL

Program Description Our September meeting is pushed to the 2d Saturday to avoid the Labor Day weekend. A more in-depth tour focusing on www.Fold3.com. We will review available documents and resources, many military and governmental, digitized from the National Archives, Library of Congress, and other institutions, not previously available on-line. Also includes a tour of ...

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An NGSQ Case Study: DNA Corroborates Oral Tradition (FGS Meeting)

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL

Program Description This lecture is based on a case study that was the lead article in the June 2020 edition of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. The speaker will provide information needed to make sound decisions on when DNA tests can or should be used in genealogical research, and how to meet the DNA-specific genealogy ...

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