Friday, December 14, 2018

PGS Events for the Week of 16-22 December 2018

Monday, 17-Dec-18 at 6:00 PM--MAPS IN GENEALOGY RESEARCH (Part I) -- Maps can reveal much about the lives our ancestors led and the conditions under which they lived. They can also reveal hints on where to look for other important documents. There are many different types of maps available to the researcher, and this class deals with road, city, political, insurance, and migration maps. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 20-Dec-18 at 1:00 PM--Irish Genealogy Interest Group – Topics vary monthly. Customs and culture, review of online resources, strategies for breaking down walls. Members are given an opportunity to share their ancestor discoveries, their travels to Ireland, and topics of interest. This month will feature Counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal; Trades in Ireland. Padgett, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Friday, 21-Dec-18 at 10:30 AM--German Genealogy Interest Group--a discussion group regarding techniques to find your German ancestry. Dietz, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Saturday, 22-Dec-18 at 10:00 AM--RootsMagic User Group--Questions and answers and demonstrations of how to use the RootsMagic genealogy database software program. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.

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