May – Let Me Weave You A Story

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Saturday, May 18th, is the date for our May Member Meeting. Our speaker this month is Lori Smith Miranda. Her presentation takes a look at genealogical synchronicity and family patterns. Lori serves on the board of the Amelia Island Genealogical Society and is one of the instructors for the society’s annual Beginning Genealogy course.

Join us on Saturday, May 18th, at the Southeast Branch Library located at 6670 U.S. 1 South. Check-in begins at 12:30pm and the meeting is called to order at 1:00pm. Visitors are always welcome at no charge.

April – Introduction to FamilySearch

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Our April Member Meeting will be held a week later than usual so everyone can enjoy Easter weekend. Join us on Saturday, April 27th, at the Southeast Branch Library at 6670 U.S. 1 South. Check-in begins at 12:30pm and the meeting is called to order at 1:00pm.

Denise Olson will introduce us to FamilySearch. FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world with millions of people using FamilySearch’s records, resources and services each year to learn more about their family history. Even better, all this genealogy goodness is freely available to all of us. The program takes us on a tour of the many features and services FamilySearch supports and shows you how to create your account and get started using FamilySearch’s Family Tree, Search and Memories components.

Guests are always welcome.

February – Genetic Genealogy

Join us on Saturday, February 17th at the Southeast Branch Library for our monthly member meeting. Connie Bradshaw is our speaker and she is presenting Genetic Genealogy: Simplify the Mystery – Autosomal DNA Testing. She will take us from the Autosomal test to what to do with the results along with best practices for contacting matches and downloading raw data.

Connie is the owner of I Dig Your Roots, a research firm focused on genetic genealogy. She has more than thirty years experience in family history research. Today she is the project administrator of three family projects at Family Tree DNA and the family Genealogist for the Historic Carson House in Marion, NC.

The Southeast Branch Library is located at 6670 US 1 South, St. Augustine, FL 32086. Check-in begins at 12:45pm and the meeting starts at 1:00pm.

Society meetings are free and open to the public.