Meeting Information



COUNCIL MEETINGS

The Society council meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of the month from 12:00 p.m to 1:30 p.m. at the Webb-Wesconnett Library, 6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville, Florida.

MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The Society monthly membership meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Webb-Wesconnett Library, 6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville, Florida.

July 2019 Date:  20 July 2019

Place:  Webb Wesconnett Library,  6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville, Florida  

Speaker:  Sharon L. Gilley  

Topic:  Missing in America Project (MIAP)   Brief Description:  The Missing In America Project (MIAP) locates, identifies, and inters the unclaimed cremated remains of American Veterans.  Sharon will discuss the purpose of MIAP and its history and  discuss her work as a Florida Genealogist for MIAP.  

Speaker Bio:  Sharon is originally from NJ and has lived in Florida since 2001.  She is  a member of the Sophia Fleming Chapter NSDAR where she was Registrar from May 2017 through May 2019. She has been a National Defense Vice Chairman - MIAP with the Florida State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of the Winslow Heritage Society through her mother's lineage.    Sharon has a Bachelors in Arts - History from Columbia College and a Masters in Military History - Emphasis World War II from American Military University.
August 2019

Date:  17 August 2019

Place:  Webb Wesconnett Library,  6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville, Florida  

Speaker:  Denise B Olson

Topic: Digital Storytelling: The Living Book of the Dead

Brief Description: Don’t wait until your research is finished to tell your family stories. Your research is never finished! Thanks to today’s technology, you can write the stories as your research develops them, distribute them digitally to family and friends and build a fascinating family history one story at a time. And most of this is done with tools you already have. Learn how to put them to work to build and distribute your stories.

Speaker Bio:  A St. Augustine native, Denise inherited her life-long fascination with family history from her maternal grandmother. Denise is an Air Force veteran and an Army wife. Now retired, she focuses on family history and digital research. She serves as the president for the St. Augustine Genealogical Society and maintains the St. Johns County GenWeb site (https://flsjcgenweb.net). Her Moultrie Creek Gazette site (https://moultriecreek.us) is focused on research technology and digital storytelling while her Moultrie Creek Journal (https://moultriejournal.net) includes stories on both family and local history.





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