Saturday, July 20, 2019

PGS Member Harriet Tompkins Shares Her Unique Memories of the NASA Moon Landing


Harriet Tompkins, board member of the Pinellas Genealogy Society in Largo, Florida, shares memories as a student working at NASA in July 1969 when American astronauts took off on the journey for the ages - to be the first to step on the moon.





Friday, July 19, 2019

Job Openings for 2020 Census


Florida Genealogical Society-Tampa Features Kenyatta Berry at 5 October 2019 Seminar



PGS Events for the Week of 22-27 July 2019

Tuesday, 23-Jul-19 at 11:00 AM--Genealogy and DNA--The Basics. Learn about the types of DNA tests used for genealogy and popular testing companies. We compare the benefits of each type of test and each company’s database. Instructor: Manning, Jenkins A, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 23-Jul-19 at 1:00 PM--DNA Interest Group. Learn how to interpret your DNA test results, and apply those results to your current family history research. Join our casual group as we research and learn together. Instructor: Manning, Jenkins A, Largo Library.
Saturday, 27-Jul-19 at 10:00 AM--RootsMagic User Group. Questions and answers and demonstrations of how to use the RootsMagic genealogy database software program. Instructor: Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Riverside Cemetery, Menominee, Michigan Online Records

Riverside Cemetery in Menominee, Michigan provides us a listing of burials. The landing page takes you to a table where you click on the beginning letter of the surname you are researching.

You then have an alphabetic list of names with associated information. In addition to the individual's name, you get date of birth or age, date of death and burial, and grave location.

Check it out at:
http://joomla.uproc.lib.mi.us/Spies/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=96&Itemid=127

Monday, July 15, 2019

Lee County Genealogical Society Features Bryan Mulcahy at 15 August Meeting.

Lee County Genealogical Society hosts Bryan Mulcahy speaking on "Finding Church Records." Event is on 15 August at 10am in Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church (8260 Cypress Lake Dr., Fort Myers, FL).

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland Online Information

Mount Auburn Cemetery is on of Baltimore's largest African American cemeteries, founded in 1872. This is a great site with lots of information about those buried there.

The landing page offers you an alphabetized listing of names, with each name being a hotlink to detailed information. You can find information extracted from death certificates, links to ordering those certificates, tombstone photo when available, and more.

Check it out at:
http://mountauburn.msa.maryland.gov/cityofthedead.aspx