Saturday, October 11, 2014

PGS Educational Events for the Week of 13-18 October 2014

Monday, 13-Oct-14 at 6:00 PM—GENEALOGY SOFTWARE UTILITIES-Part II- Demonstration of several utility programs useful for genealogy such as: Dropbox, Skype, Google Voice, Google Earth, Evernote, Mozy/Carbonite online backup, Online software (Googledocs), automatic backup software, GEDCOM utilities and more. Summers, Local History Rm, Largo Library
Thursday, 16-Oct-14 at 12:30 PM--Property Research Basics--This is a general treatment of property research in the United States. It will explore ownership documents from land grants to land patents to deeds; it will explain the difference in land descriptions in state land states and public land states; it will examine the historical context of military bounty land, the Homestead Act, and the cash purchase of public land. We will also survey where to find the records generated during the ownership and transfer of property.        Summers, Aging Well Center, 1501 N. Belcher Rd., Clearwater, FL
Saturday, 18-Oct-14 at 10:00 AM--Computers in Genealogy--Question and answer session on the use of computers in genealogy research and record keeping. Bryan, Jenkins B, Largo Library
Saturday, 18-Oct-14 at 11:00 AM—Program Meeting: Pinellas by the Decades--Pinellas Historical Society presentation by Jim Schnur, Jenkins B, Largo Library

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