Friday, March 22, 2019

PGS Events for the Week of 224-30 March 2019

Monday, 25-Mar-19 at 10:00 AM--Ancestry Family Trees– Part 2. Publishing your tree on can be a great way to share your research with others, as well as to provide a backup for your work. This presentation covers how to start a family tree on, and how to maintain it. That includes working with people, events, images, and sources. Instructor: Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 26-Mar-19 at 11:00 AM--Genealogy and DNA-The Basics: Learn about the types of DNA tests used for genealogy and popular testing companies. We compare the benefits of each type of test and each company’s database. Instructor: Manning    , Jenkins A, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 26-Mar-19 at 1:00 PM--DNA Interest Group: Learn how to interpret your DNA test results, and apply those results to your current family history research. Join our casual group as we research and learn together. Instructor: Manning, Jenkins A, Largo Library.
Wednesday, 27-Mar-19 t 10:00 AM--Digitized Genealogy Books Online:How and where to find them  (google books, heritage quest,, et al). Instructor: Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 28-Mar-19 at 10:15 AM--WAR OF 1812: This class seeks to provide an understanding of the historical significance of the War of 1812: it looks at the causes of the war, how it was fought, and its consequences. It then explores the genealogically relevant records generated in relation to the war: what they are, and where to find them. Instructor: Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Saturday, 30-Mar-19 at 12:00-4:00 PM--Family History Assistance Day.Genealogists from the Pinellas Genealogy Society will be on hand to help you find your ancestors.  Free, individual assistance will be provided to each person who attends.  Be sure to bring what you know (names, dates, places of birth, death, marriages, residence, etc.) concerning your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents. We will help you find earlier generations. Instructors: Various PGS genealogists, Jenkins A, Largo Library.

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