Friday, May 22, 2020

PGS Events and More for the Week of 25 - 30 May 2020

23 MAY, SAT at 10am – 12pm RootsMagic User Group
Questions and answers and demonstrations of how to use the RootsMagic genealogy database software program. Summers. To join the meeting, follow this link:  If needed, Meeting ID is 774 843 754 and password is 2020.
“Using To Find Genealogical Records”  will be presented by Drew Smith for Suncoast Genealogy Society on Saturday May 23 from 1:30-3:30 via GoToMeeting. All are invited to join by clicking on the link below.
26 MAY, TUE at 1 – 3pm – PGS DNA User Group
Every month on the Fourth Tuesday. 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. Manning, Luce
To join the meeting, follow this link: If needed, Meeting ID: 845 7492 9851 and Password is 2020.

27 MAY, WED at 1 – 2:30pm Homestead Act
This is an in-depth treatment of the historical and political significance of the 1862 Homestead Act and associated legislation. Includes a discussion of the process followed to establish a homestead on public domain land, and an understanding of the method of legally surveying and describing the land. The presentation will also cover an examination of the records that were created in establishing a homestead, their genealogical value, and where those records are found today. Presented by Peter Summers. Join Zoom Meeting
If needed, Meeting ID is 841 0705 1445 and Password is 2020

A couple more things...
A new TV series, The Genetic Detective, starring well-known genetic genealogist CeCe Moore is scheduled to begin on 26 May 2020 on ABC at 10 pm. Check your TV listings

Free access to all military records on until 26 May. Go to to access.

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