Friday, September 25, 2015

PGS Events for the Week of 27 Sep. to 3 Oct. 2015

Tuesday, 29-Sep-2015 at 6:00 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, Local History Room, Largo Library
Thursday, 1-Oct-2015 at 1:00 PM--Gathering Facts for German Genealogy-part 3.The class is comprised of samples of German documents using the alphabets of Latin, Old German (Kurrent, Fraktur or Schwabacher) script or French. Commons, Local History Room, Largo Library.     
Saturday, 3-Oct-2015 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, Jenkins C, Largo Library.

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