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Programs offered by PGS

Classes and educational opportunities can be found herePlease click here for our events blog.

 

DescriptionPresenterDateLocation
Holiday Party

We will have 3x5 index cards for you to list up to six surnames that you are researching. These are to be attached (taped) to your name badge and will enable you get to know others better and possibly find a relative!
 20 Dec 2014 11:00 AMLargo Library - Jenkins Auditorium
Who is the Head of this Household?

The shocking news is that the census was not created for genealogists!  In spite of that, the census taker gathered lots of genealogical information you’ll want to investigate. Donna will discuss why the census was created and how to use various finding aids that will equip you to use these records wisely in your family search.
Donna Moughty17 Jan 2015 11:00 AMLargo Library - Jenkins Auditorium
Pinellas Genealogy Society 2015 Seminar - more informationJohn Philip Colletta - principle speaker14 Feb 2015 08:00 AMLargo Library - Various
Annual Meeting
Guest speaker will be Parks Honeywell Chm, Operation Ancestor Search, and Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). It is a program to train Wounded Warriors in VA hospitals on how to research their family history. Ancestry.com gives each service man or woman a one year subscription to the world edition of ancestry.com. The SAR then trains them on how to use it.
Parks Honeywell, CHN21 Feb 2015 11:00 AMLargo Library - Jenkins Auditorium
Google+ for Genealogists

How can genealogists use Google+? Learn to use its features to tell others about yourself, to store and quickly share photos and digitized documents, to form organized groups of researchers, to facilitate ad hoc face-to-face group meetings, to set up topics of interest, and to keep up with information shared by others.
Drew Smith21 Mar 2015 11:00 AMLargo Library - Jenkins Auditorium
Government Records: Military, Immigration, SSDI and Railroad Board - Debra Fleming, the principal of The Ancestry Detective™, LLC a genealogical research firm, will present the topic.

We leave a footprint with the Government that cannot be erased. If your Ancestor ever immigrated to the United States, served in the armed forces, worked for the railroad or collected social security there is a record. This lecture describes the records that are produced, what they mean and how to request the most common government records.
Debra Fleming18 Apr 2015 11:00 AMLargo Library - Jenkins Auditorium
Sidestep Genealogy

Brick wall research blocks are inevitable. We strive to start with ourselves and work backwards, but sometimes there are impediments that stop us in our tracks. It is then that we must use our most creative research skills, and it is essential that we move to other family members. That means researching our ancestors' siblings, uncles, aunts, cousins, and the collateral lines with which they are connected.
George Morgan16 May 2015 11:00 AMLargo Library - Jenkins Auditorium

Guests are warmly welcomed and encouraged to attend.
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