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 2018
Date: 21 July 2018
 
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee - via a recorded 18 May 2017 FSGS Webinar

Topic:
After You're Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
 
Brief Description: Have you ever considered what will happen to your years of genealogy research once you’re gone? Learn how to ensure that your hard work carries on. Through a combination of planning, common sense, and new technologies, we'll review how to create an action plan for preserving your genealogy research.
 
Speaker Bio: Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community. He is a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, online community builder and more. Thomas describes himself as a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics who has finally figured out what he does best: teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration. Thomas is a big believer in success, and that we all succeed when we help each other find success.
August 2018
Date:: 18 Aug 2018

Location:
Willowbranch Library
2875 Park Street
Jacksonville, Florida

Speaker: Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL

Topic: From Record Group to Community: Analyzing Data Sets

Brief Description: Family history is not just finding specific records mentioning your ancestors. Since our ancestors did not live in isolation, we must focus on how their individual records fit within the context of the record groups. Examining the broader record group helps show characteristics of the community

Speaker Bio: Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL, is an award-winning author with articles published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Record, and The Genealogist (American Society of Genealogists). Her interests include methodology, New York City, the Lower Hudson Valley, burial iconography, and ethnic studies. 





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