Friday, April 10, 2009

Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa) Announces It's Fall Seminar

The Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa) is very pleased to announce the details of its 2009 Fall Seminar, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2009, at the Dale Mabry Campus of Hillsborough Community College.

This year's speaker is Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA, distinguished, internationally recognized genealogy expert, speaker, author, and researcher.

Ms. Mills is a historical researcher and writer who has spent her life studying American culture and the relationships between people. A popular lecturer and author who has appeared on radio and television on three continents, Elizabeth has been widely cited as “The person who has had the most impact on family history in the post-Roots era.”

She will present four excellent lectures:
The Elusive Ancestor: There’s No Such Thing as “Too Poor to Trace”
Sources & Citations Simplified: From Memorabilia to Digital Data to DNA
The Identity Crisis: Right Name, Wrong Man? Wrong Name, Right Man?
Okay, I Got the Neighbors – Now What Do I Do with Them?

Registration for the Fall Seminar is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. You will find the 2009 FGS Fall Seminar Registration Form and a Map of Hillsborough Community College, Site of 2009 FGS Fall Seminar showing the location of HCC's parking and the building in which the auditorium is located in the right-hand columns of the FGS website at (under IMPORTANT FGS DOCUMENTS). For more information, please email

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