LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting
Thursday, 18 March 2021
A Game of Clues: Researching Adoptions
by Marsha Kreucher

Using a case study of the search through her husband's lost families 

Ms. Kreucher will provide practical advice on available resources

and how to turn clues into proof of ancestry and track his history. 

It was during this process, she learned a lot about how

to use the information available for adoptions from

Canada to the Unites States. 


The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually. 
You must pre-register to attend:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing an
“invitation” and information/link for joining the virtual meeting/webinar.
About 10 minutes before our meeting click on the invitation link.
We will join you at the time of the meeting and will then proceed
with our scheduled presentation.
LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Turning Genealogy Clues into Genealogy To Do's 
by Thomas MacEntee, of Genealogy Bargains
Does your genealogy research get bogged down when you find new clues 
about an ancestor? Do you stop everything and chase after that
BSO (“bright and shiny object”)? Learn how to increase your research efficiency
and still remember that new information for later investigation.
Participants will learn how to identify new clues in records, document new information and tuck it away for later research. In addition, we’ll focus on building better and more efficient research habits in order to stay on track and not get distracted by new clues.
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually.

Facts and Tips
When ordering a death, marriage or birth certificate, request the long form which will have more information than the short form.
[Vital Records]

Florida conducted a state census in the years of: 1867, 1875, 1885, 1935 and 1945.

Genealogy is an incredible way to make a connection with the past.
[Basic Information]

Book to consider for your personal genealogy reference library: The Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide: How to Find Your Ancestors in Archived Newspapers by Jim Beidler.

Have a smart phone? Look for a scanner app like Turbo Scan to take images of records and documents.
[Basic Information]

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