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Genealogy Workshop Hosted by NSDAR
Saturday, January 26
Genealogy Workshop Hosted by NSDAR  (Workshops/Seminars)
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Manatee Central (Downtown) Library at 1301 Baracarrota Blvd West
Genealogy experts of the Manatee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a Genealogy Workshop at the Central (Downtown) Library located at 1301 Baracarrota Blvd West. The workshop focuses on helping women interested in tracing their lineage to Patriot ancestors who fought in the American Revolution.  Cost: $10.  Registration deadline is Jan 21, 2019.  A Genealogy Worksheet must be completed prior to the Workshop. The Meeting Announcement Flyer and Worksheet (in PDF format) are available at this link and hard copies will be available at Manatee Genealogy Society meetings.
Contact Margaret Smelser, Chapter Regent, at 941-745-8401 or manateedar@hotmail.com for questions or details.
 



Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, February 5
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Manatee Central Library, Main Auditorium, Bradenton, FL
Donna Moughty will speak on “Genealogy Proof Standard, What Is It and Why Do I Care?”  A professional genealogist and former regional manager for Apple Computer, Donna Moughty has been a family research for over 20 years. She is an instructor, consultant and lecturer on a variety of genealogy subjects, such as effective Internet research methodologies, Irish research strategies, DNA options for researching ancestors, and best use of computer tools and technologies. Donna manages her own blog at  http://www.moughty.com and annually hosts a genealogy research trip to Ireland.  She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Genealogical Speakers Guild. 


DNA SIG
Tuesday, February 12
DNA SIG  (SIGs)
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
South Manatee Library Branch, 6081 26th St. W, Bradenton, FL
"How to Figure Out How I am Connected to a Match." The DNA SIG is 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.



Tuesday, March 5
NO REGULAR MARCH MEETING  (Monthly Meetings)
See Seminar March 16, 2019 -- Thomas Jones, PhD is an award-winning genealogical researcher, educator, and author. Tom is our main speaker at our MGS March 2019 seminar. Do not miss it.


DNA SIG
Tuesday, March 12
DNA SIG  (SIGs)
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
South Manatee Library Branch, 6081 26th St. W, Bradenton, FL
"Your Raw DNA Data and What You Can Do With It - Uploading to other Sites." The DNA SIG is 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.


Manatee Genealogical Society Seminar
Saturday, March 16
Manatee Genealogical Society Seminar  (Workshops/Seminars)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bradenton, FL (Venue to be determined)
Thomas Wright Jones, PhD,  award-winning genealogical researcher, educator, and author of Mastering Genealogical Proof and Mastering Genealogical Documentation, is our main speaker for our 2019 Seminar. 
8:00 a.m.:  Registration.  Continental breakfast and refreshments will be available.
9:00-12:00:  Morning sessions
12:00-1:00: Lunch (option)
1:00-4:00 pm: Afternoon Sessions
See more detailed information at Tom Jones Seminar (link)
 
 


Irish Genealogy Seminar
Saturday, March 23
Irish Genealogy Seminar  (Workshops/Seminars)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Robert W Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Tampa, Florida
"Irish Genealogy Seminar," is an all day seminar presented by Fintan Mullen and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation. The four lectures discuss all of Ireland.
  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
  • Census Substitutes and Other Important Sources for the 18th and 19th Centuries
  • Using Printed Sources for Irish Family History
  • Case Study for Irish Research
This will be the only Seminar in Florida during UHF’s 2019 American Tour. Seating is limited, register early. Cost:  $45  ($55 including box lunch);
Members of sponsoring societies receive a $5 discount - Manatee code - 5OFF-MGS; 
Register at: REGISTER ; See Meeting Flyer (link)
 
The "Irish Genealogy Seminar" is sponsored by the following Genealogical Societies: Florida, Lakewood Ranch, Manatee, Pinellas, Sarasota and The Villages



Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, April 2
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Manatee Central Library, Main Auditorium, Bradenton, FL
Bryan Mulcahy will present "Courthouse Research" for our April 2 meeting. Bryan has thirty years’ experience as a librarian in Georgia and Florida. He has been Reference Librarian for Fort Myers Regional Library since 1990 with special emphasis on reference and directional assistance for patron genealogical researc and on-line research. Bryan is also active as a speaker to genealogy and business groups and has published numerous articles on a variety of genealogy topics from U.S. immigration records to probate records in England. Bryan holds BS and MS degrees from Florida State University. He is a frequent speaker for local and regional genealogy groups and also provides presentations on genealogy topics via radio and television.  



Tuesday, May 7
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Manatee Central Library, Main Auditorium, Bradenton, FL
 "Ask the Experts", this popular topic will be presented again. A panel of experienced researchers will address your questions and other topics of special interest. You can submit your questions prior to the meeting, or ask them at the meeting.