LCGS 2021 Virtual Membership Meetings
Thursday, October 21, 2021
ABC Strategies for Working with DNA Matches
by Diahan Southard
 
The big question in genetic genealogy is how to turn your list of cousins
into a list of ancestors. While every person’s situation is unique, there are
some key strategies you can use to help investigate your match list in order
to identify a particular match, or to break down a genealogy brick wall.
 
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually
sponsored by the Florida State Genealogical Society
 
 
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.
 
 
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Salem Witchcraft Trials and Genealogy
by Bryan Mulcahy
 
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually
sponsored by the Florida State Genealogical Society
 
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.
 
 
 
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Prospecting for Family History in Unexpected Places
by Annette Burke Lyttle
 
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually
sponsored by the Florida State Genealogical Society
 
Many records of genealogical value are hiding in places we might not think to look for them. How do we discover those hiding places? Like a prospector searching for the mother lode, we can employ a search strategy to help us uncover a gold mine of information in unexpected places.
 
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar, a meeting platform that
will allow us to meet virtually sponsored by the Florida State Genealogical Society.  
 
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.
 
 
 
Thursday, December 16, 2021
DNA: What to Expect When You're Testing
by Janeen Bjork
 
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually
sponsored by the Florida State Genealogical Society
 
The AncestryDNA, the 23andMe and MyHeritage marketing campaigns
have been great successes and have led millions of people to order test kits.
Maybe you've already taken a test and need help understanding your results.
Or you have been thinking about it but wanted to know more before
you made the commitment. You are encouraged to bring your questions
and your relatives who are reluctant to test.
 
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar, a meeting platform that
will allow us to meet virtually sponsored by the Florida State Genealogical Society
 
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.
 

Facts and Tips
Don’t forget to use spelling variations of your ancestors’ names.
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A primary source is a record created at the time of, or shortly thereafter, an event or circumstance occurred.
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GEDCOM is a standardized method of formatting your family tree data into a te.xt file that can be easily read and converted by any genealogical software program, i. RootsMagic, Family Tree Maker, PAF, Brothers Keeper, Reunion.
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A family association or family organization is formed by people who share a common ancestor or surname.
[Basic Information]

a.k.a. or aka is the abbreviation for "also known as".
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