Friday, February 18, 2022

PGS Event for the Week of 22-26 February 2022

 Tuesday, 22-Feb-22 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. Luce/Manning.

This will be an online class only due to concern for the COVID virus. Register in advance   

Saturday, 26-Feb-22 at 9:45 am. Seminar--You don’t want to miss this!

It’s not too late to register for the Pinellas Genealogy Society’s Annual Seminar to be held on 26 February 2022 featuring Lisa Louise Cooke. The event will be presented in a virtual format via the Zoom platform.

Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at that has been downloaded over 3 million times. She is the author of popular books such as The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox Second EditionMobile Genealogy, and How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and the Google Earth for Genealogy video series. An instructor and podcaster for Family Tree Magazine, she also authors the magazine’s monthly Lisa’s Picks column. She is a sought-after keynote speaker and presenter and has been featured at conferences and seminars such as Who Do You Think You Are? Live in London, RootsTech, and the National Genealogical Society Conference.

During this day-long online event, Lisa will give four presentations that will hold something for everybody.

The event begins at 9:45 AM (ET) with the first presentation kicking off at 10AM.
An online conference booklet including presentation handouts will be available to all registrants.

We at PGS are proud of this annual, day-long event; and excited about the selection of topics we have scheduled. There is something for everybody—novice researcher or experienced. Join us.

Check the PGS website ( for registration guidance and forms.

The registration fee for PGS members is $30 and for non-members is $35. If you haven’t renewed yet, no worries! You can renew at the same time you register for this event. We look forward to seeing you online!


o   9:45 AM (ET) Opening [Saturday, February 26]

o   10:00 AM Reconstruct Your Ancestor’s World with Google

o   11:00 AM Break

o   11:15 AM Create a Free Google Earth Map Collection for Your Research

    o   12:15 PM Lunch

(Open Q&A Period: join for a wide-ranging discussion with other attendees, starts at 12:30 PM)

o   1:00 PM How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case

o   2:00 PM Break

o   2:15 PM How to Organize all this Genealogy Stuff!

o   3:15 PM Closing

To register for the seminar, visit our home page at and follow the menu choice at the top of the screen!

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