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Tuesday, October 5
"Organizing Your Genealogy Research Processes"  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Drew Smith is an Assistant Librarian with the USF Tampa Library and the 2016 winner of the Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship, presented by the National Genealogical Society. Drew's topic will draw from his book, Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher. See "Learn More" for more information on Drew Smith.


VIRTUAL GERMAN  SIG
Wednesday, October 13
VIRTUAL GERMAN SIG  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Do you have German ancestors or you are interested in this part of Europe, or were your ancestors located in some of the popular German settlements in the USA? Maybe you should join our German Special Interest Group (SIG) and converse with other researchers with the same interests.  The meeting format is very flexible and the discussions go where the group takes it. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 AM via ZOOM.  Details for joining the Virtual Meeting will be provided prior to the the meeting to MGS members via email. Non-members can request attendance information by emailing us at info@mgsfl.org . Please put in your email Subject line: Request German SIG Link.



“Genealogy for Busy People – 15 Minutes at a Time”
Tuesday, November 2
“Genealogy for Busy People – 15 Minutes at a Time”  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
VIRTUAL MEETING
Our speaker Peggy Jude is the Vice President (Projects) of the Manatee Genealogical Society and leader of MGS DNA Special Interest Group. She is a professional genealogist and has conducted genealogical research for her family and clients for over 40 years. She is an alumnus of the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) and the Institute for Genealogy and History Research (IGHR) and has recently completed a workshop on Visual Phasing. She will describe a variety of techniques for searching more efficiently.


TECHNOLOGY  SIG - Virtual
Monday, November 8
TECHNOLOGY SIG - Virtual  (SIGs)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
VIRTUAL MEETING
The TECHNOLOGY SIG helps users of all abilities to effectively use technology in support of Family History research. We will also have breakout groups for the users of Family History software.  Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month at 2:00 pm. Details for joining the Virtual Meeting will be provided prior to the meeting to MGS members via email. Non-members can request attendance information by emailing us at info@mgsfl.org Please put in your email Subject line: Request Technology SIG Link.


GERMAN  SIG - Virtual
Wednesday, November 10
GERMAN SIG - Virtual  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Do you have German ancestors or you are interested in this part of Europe, or were your ancestors located in some of the popular German settlements in the USA? Maybe you should join our German Special Interest Group (SIG) and converse with other researchers with the same interests.  The meeting format is very flexible and the discussions go where the group takes it. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 AM via ZOOM.  Details for joining the Virtual Meeting will be provided prior to the the meeting to MGS members via email. Non-members can request attendance information by emailing us at info@mgsfl.org . Please put in your email Subject line: Request German SIG Link.


DNA SIG - Virtual
Tuesday, November 16
DNA SIG - Virtual  (SIGs)
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL MEETING
Join us for a dialogue on the use of DNA in your genealogical research.  News, sharing and help!  The DNA SIG is led by Peggy Jude. Peggy is a member of the board of the Manatee Genealogical Society and is a professional genealogist with a specialty in genetic genealogy. Details for joining the Virtual Meeting will be provided prior to the meeting to MGS members via email. Non-members can request attendance information by emailing us at info@mgsfl.org . Put in the Subject line: Request DNA SIG Link.



Tuesday, December 7
"Thirty Types of Maps Useful in Genealogy"  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
VIRTUAL MEETING
Our speaker is Margaret "Peg" Kapustiak.  In genealogical research, maps can provide clues to where our ancestors may have lived and where to look for written records about them. Peg will inform us of the types of maps that enable researchers to find the links to their ancestral homes. She has been a genealogist and family historian for over thirty-five years and has authored a book and thirty-nine research articles. Her extensive speaking engagements include over 80 talks on history and genealogy in the United States and abroad.
 



Tuesday, January 4, 2022
"Keys to Writing an Engaging Family History Book"  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 am
Manatee Central Library Auditorium, Bradenton, Florida (Tentative)
Our speaker is Shelly Bishop. Shelley is a professional genealogical researcher, writer, and speaker with a passion for finding and preserving ancestral stories. She believes that one of the best ways to preserve and share the work you’ve done on your ancestry is to write a genealogy book. Shelley is a frequent contributor to Family Tree Magazine, NGS Magazine, and other publications. She speaks regularly at genealogical conferences, seminars, and meetings. For more information about the speaker and the topic, see "Learn More."