Sunday, August 30, 2015

PGS Events for the Week of 30 August to 5 September 2016

Tuesday, 1-Sep-2015 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 Room, Largo Library.

Wednesday, 2-Sep-2015 at 10:00 AM--Scanned Genealogy Books Online--How and where to find them  (google books, heritage quest,, et al, Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.

Thursday, 3-Sep-2015 at 1:00 PM--German Genealogy-Gathering Facts--Part 2--This course is an overview of the historical, geographical and political changes that affected Germany’s boundaries and caused population movements to other lands such as Ireland, England and America. An important timeline of German events will be discussed with a deeper understanding of the Thirty Years War and the upheaval of the Palatinate area causing emigration beginning in the 1700s. Novel groups such as these Palatines along with the Hessians, Pennsylvania Dutch and several religious groups including the Anabaptists will be discussed. Commons, Local History Room, Largo Library.

Saturday, 5-Sep-15 at 10:00 AM--Family Tree Maker User Group--Questions & Answers and Demonstration of how to use the Family Tree Maker genealogical database software. Hosmer/Bryan, Jenkins C, Largo Library.

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