Friday, November 11, 2016

PGS Events for the Week of 13-19 November 2016

Monday, 14-Nov-2016 at 10:00 AM--Understanding Historical Causes of Death-Death certificates are important resources when researching the lives of our ancestors. However, due to factors such as outdated terminology and the limits of medical knowledge in the past, it can be hard to interpret the causes of death given. This presentation examines some of those factors, and points to resources that can help you find out what your ancestors really died of. Fortin, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 17-Nov-2016 at 1:00 PM--Irish Genealogy Interest Group, Padgett-Focareta, Local History Room, Largo Library
Friday, 18-Nov-2016 at 10:30 AM--German Genealogy Interest Group, Dietz, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Saturday, 19-Nov-2016 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, 19 Nov 2016 at 11:00 AM—Business Meeting—followed by a special Lecture Series presentation by Dick Eastman.
Privacy Concerns for Genealogists starting about 11:15 followed by a short lunch break and then a second presentation by Eastman, Genealogy in the Cloud.
Dick Eastman is an internationally known genealogist and has been involved in genealogy for more than 35 years. For the past nine years he has published the daily online periodical, "Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter."

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