WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE

Some of our New Features Include:

  • Built in Membership Management tools for email notifications, and joining and renewing memberships with your PayPal account, or a credit card.
  • Provides a "Members Only" section for access to society publications and documents, speaker handouts, specialized help guides, and for example, access to tombstone transcriptions of over 35 Manatee County cemeteries.
  • Well organized Events calendar.
  • Surname Database of Members to help connect with follow members or other researchers on the web.

Facebook: We are very pleased to announce that the Manatee Genealogical Society is now on Facebook. You can follow us and receive up-to-the-minute information on our meetings and events. Our site is a public site and open to anyone to follow. Our Facebook Page  enhances our presence on social media. 

 

 


Announcing!
New - Special Interest Group
DNA
A Monthly Session on Tuesday Evenings

5:30 to 7:00 pm
Sessions will resume after our summer recess. Look for an announcement.

All Levels of Ability Welcome
Learn how to use DNA to find your roots!
BRING YOUR COMPUTERS
South Manatee Library Branch
6081 26th St. W, Bradenton, FL
 
The DNA SIG will be led by Peggy Jude.  She has been conducting genealogical research for her family and clients for over 40 years. Peggy is a member of the board of the Manatee Genealogical Society and holds a BS in Zoology from Iowa State and a Masters from the University of Michigan.  She is an alumnus of the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) and the Institute for Genealogy and History Research (IGHR), completing a full week in-depth course on DNA Tools and Techniques. She recently completed a workshop on Visual Phasing and has attended numerous National and Regional Conferences.
 

 
 
 

October 1
“How to Prepare for a Genealogical Research Trip”
Welcome back!  Join us for our first meeting of the year.  Karen Dwyer will present “How to Prepare for a Genealogical Research Trip.”  Karen will provide information to make genealogical ...

October 14
RootsMagic SIG
Phyllis Doucette leads the MGS RootsMagic SIG. The SIG deals with the use of the RootsMagic genealogical software and addressing genealogical research issues that face researchers.We meet the second Monday of the ...