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March 2020

FGS Tampa Special Interest Group – DNA (FGS Special Interest Group)

March 7 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am EST
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An event every month that begins at 10:15 am on day First of the month, happening 4 times

John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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FGS Tampa is offering a DNA Special Interest Group.  Over the next four months we are pleased to have Jean Sanner present information on how to work with DNA results.  She will cover foundational concepts of DNA testing for genealogy and specifically autosomal tests. If you are intimidated by the test results or if you don't ...

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The 1950 US Federal Census – Are You Ready? (FGS Meeting)

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Many genealogists remember the amount of excitement in April 2012 around the release of the 1940 US Census. Following the “72 Year Rule” for records at the National Archives, the results of the 1950 US Census will be made public on Friday, April 1, 2022. It’s never too early to prepare for this valuable data ...

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CANCELLED – VGS Family History Expo (Nearby Society Event)

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Savannah Regional Recreation Center, 1545 Buena Vista Boulevard
The Villages, FL United States
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We’re disappointed to have to announce that The Villages Genealogy EXPO, which was set to be held 25 March 2020 at the Savannah Center, has been canceled. In recent days, major vendors have canceled their attendance because of corporate “no travel” policies during the period of uncertainty about the coronavirus. Other vendors canceled because of ...

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April 2020

FGS Tampa Special Interest Group – DNA (FGS Special Interest Group)

April 4 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am EDT
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Due to COVID-19 we are hosting this meeting as a webinar.  Click here to register for the webinar.  We are having our entire meeting, including the DNA Special Interest Group, via the webinar.  Here is the schedule: 10:00 - 10:15 - Opening remarks and general society news 10:15 - 10:45 - DNA Special Interest Group ...

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Photo Detective Roadshow (FGS Meeting)

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Maureen Taylor

Due to COVID-19 we are hosting this meeting as a webinar.  Click here to register for the webinar.  We are having our entire meeting, including the DNA Special Interest Group, via the webinar.  Here is the schedule: 10:00 - 10:15 - Opening remarks and general society news 10:15 - 10:45 - DNA Special Interest Group ...

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May 2020

DNA Searching – How Modern DNA Testing Helps Locate Biological Family and Health Information (FGS Meeting)

May 2 @ 10:15 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Meeting will be held as webinar.  Please register here. What do you do when the paper trail on your family ends, but you still have unanswered questions? What if you have no way to access information on ancestors because of the laws surrounding an adoption, an ancestor never knew their father, or was a passenger ...

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FGS Tampa Special Interest Group – DNA (FGS Special Interest Group)

May 2 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am EDT
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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FGS Tampa is offering a DNA Special Interest Group.  Over the next four months we are pleased to have Jean Sanner present information on how to work with DNA results.  She will cover foundational concepts of DNA testing for genealogy and specifically autosomal tests. If you are intimidated by the test results or if you don't ...

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June 2020

Getting The Most Out of Ancestry (FGS Meeting)

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Ancestry has more than 24 billion records, more than 16 million people who have DNA tested, and more than 100 million family trees.  There Is also a suite of family tree building and discovery tools.  Join Crista Cowan for a look at some tips and tricks for getting the most out of all of the ...

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FGS Tampa Special Interest Group – DNA (FGS Special Interest Group)

June 6 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am EDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:15 am on day First of the month, happening 4 times

John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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FGS Tampa is offering a DNA Special Interest Group.  Over the next four months we are pleased to have Jean Sanner present information on how to work with DNA results.  She will cover foundational concepts of DNA testing for genealogy and specifically autosomal tests. If you are intimidated by the test results or if you don't ...

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July 2020

We Will Remember Them: Keys to find your ancestor in U.S. Military Records (FGS Meeting)

July 11 @ 10:15 am - 12:30 pm EDT
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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**Note this meeting is not our typical first Saturday of the month due to the 4th of July holiday. Almost every family, in one generation or another, can find one member or perhaps more, who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Military records provide not only genealogical information, but they ...

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August 2020

How to Reopen and Work a Genealogy Cold Case (FGS Meeting)

August 1 @ 10:15 am - 12:30 pm EDT
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Lisa Louise Cooke

Become a genealogical detective in this vital session. You’ll learn to track ancestors like a criminal cold case detective, sniffing out holes in your research and getting missing information on the record with cutting edge technology. Webinar Registration: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/2015951675709/WN_GSXxxzbySP2E8ncNdbctqA  

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Thursday Meeting (Nearby Society Event)

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

This a small group of members who meet to discuss and share genealogical stories, findings, and assist each other to tear down their brick walls.  Hosted by Tammy Patascher and Mary Rivers. Participate via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/91439899532?pwd=ZUp2MUUySnE5Mjc2UWVvZEd6RUZaZz09

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