Immigration — Which Port? When? Why? From Where? (FGS Meeting)

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

Unless your ancestors were Native Americans, they were immigrants and as genealogists and family historians, we want to find a record of their arrival. Our success depends on the time frame and what we already know about our ancestor. This lecture will put into perspective what records are available and the likelihood of finding an ...

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Using AncestryDNA Today (FGS Meeting)

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

AncestryDNA continues to add new tools to help with matching other testers, categorizing the matches into groups, and discovering the right relationships. This presentation focuses on how to use the latest AncestryDNA tools (ThruLines, groups, etc.) to identify relatives near and distant. We will be meeting on 2E of the main library building.

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

Webinar

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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  

Getting Ready to Write (FGS Meeting)

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

Writing your family history stories can be an overwhelming task.  Many family historians just don’t know where to start. In this one-hour presentation, Lynn will get you ready to write. Attendees will learn how to organize their research, their workflow, and their environment to become an efficient and productive writer.  Participants learn what kind of ...

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