Friday, November 10, 2017

PGS Events for the Week of 12 - 18 November 2017

Thursday, 16-Nov-2017 at 1:00 PM--Irish Genealogy Interest Group--a discussion group regarding techniques to find your Irish ancestry. Commons, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Friday, 17-Nov-2017 at 10:30 AM--German Genealogy Interest Group-Trish Commons will be speaking on German History. This topic will help you understand the conditions when your ancestors emigrated. Commons, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Saturday, 18-Nov-2017 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-Nov-2017 at 11:00 AM--Program Meeting--Lecture Series--Laying Out Clues in Funeral Home Records: Funeral home and mortuary records can provide clues to many other sources, especially before death certificates were issued and between censuses. Learn what information may be included, what it infers, and places to locate the records. Examples of records from online sources are presented and discussed. George Morgan, Jenkins B, Largo Library
Saturday, 18-Nov-2017 at 1:30 PM--Lecture Series: Timelining Your Ancestors--Your ancestors lived complex lives, interacting with family members, friends, neighbors, and associates of all types. They participated in their communities, and they were affected by events in their communities and around the world. You want to place your ancestors into geographical, historical, and social context so that you can better understand their lives. This seminar suggests a wide array of resources for locating details about your ancestors and presents a methodology for constructing a chronological timeline of their lives. George Morgan, Jenkins B, Largo Library.

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