We are excited to share with you this much improved version of our website! Many new features have been or will soon be added as we finish building our site.

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. 

Saturday, March 16, 2019 
Tom Jones is an award-winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor, and educator. He has co-edited the National Genealogical Society Quarterly since 2002, and he is the author of the textbooks Mastering Genealogical Proof and Mastering Genealogical Documentation. He has been certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists since 1994. A professor emeritus at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C..  He speaks at national, regional, and local seminars in the United States and internationally, and he writes frequently on genealogical evidence, proof, and problem solving.
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm .
Place: Bradenton, FL (Venue to be determined)
8:00 a.m.:  Registration.  Continental breakfast and refreshments will be available
9:00 - 12:00:  Morning sessions
12:00 -1:00: Lunch (Catered)
1:00 - 4:00 pm: Afternoon Sessions
More Details Will Follow (Cost, Registration, Location, Topics, etc.)

October 2
Monthly Meeting
Welcome Back!  Join us for our first Meeting of the Year for "Navigating the Internet and the MGS Website." Jim McHugh will navigate you through the Internet and our new ...

November 6
Monthly Meeting
Peggy Jude will present “What To Do With Your Stuff - Planning For The Future Of Your Research And Artifacts”

December 4
Monthly Meeting
Presentation - To Be Determined.

January 8
Monthly Meeting
Presentation - To Be Determined

February 5
Monthly Meeting
Presentation - To Be Determined.