This pdf document comes to us from the Church of Ireland. It is quite lengthy (some 96 pages), so give it a moment to load. It lists baptism, marriage and burial records, where they exist, by parish and diocese. It also give an idea of where to find them, to include online sources.
Monday, 26-Mar-2018 at 6:00 PM--NATURALIZATION RECORDS -- Many of our ancestors became naturalized citizens, and left a paper trail when they did so. This class explains the naturalization process, what information can be found in the records, and where those records can be found. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 27-Mar-2018 at 11:30 AM--DNA Testing for genealogy—What you can and cannot do with DNA testing relating to your family history—an introduction. This class repeats every fourth Tuesday at the same time. Manning, Jenkins A, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 27-Mar-2018 at 1:00 PM--DNA Interest Group--Share your DNA knowledge and discuss your results with others interested in making DNA Connections. This is a group for DNA novices to learn together. This class repeats every fourth Tuesday at the same time. Manning, Jenkins A, Largo Library
Wednesday, 28-Mar-2018 at 6:00 PM--Newspapers.com is an online database focused on digitized historical newspapers. It is a fee site that is free if accessed at or through the Largo Library. This presentation explains how to get the most out of using it. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 29-Mar-2018 at 10:30 AM--Research Trip Planning--This session will lay out some steps to take to ensure that your trip to your ancestral home area is as successful as possible. Bryan, Local History Room, Largo Library.
This comes to us from one of our Organizational Members, the Gulf Port Historical Society. On the third Friday of the month they hold a "Porch Party" at their museum at 5301 38th Avenue South, Gulfport. On 20 April their guest is author Arin Greenwood who is launching her new book: "Your Robot Dog is Dead."
If you have ancestors associated with the Danish West-Indies, this site may prove helpful. Here is information from the website: "This is where you can search in about 5 million image files of records from the Danish West Indies across the databases of the Danish National Archives."
In addition to online records, the site also provides some background history and a search guide.
Monday, 19-Mar-2018 at 10:00 AM--Eastern European Research - for ancestors who came from Galicia/Halychyna, Bukovina, Poland, Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Germans from Russia, Rusyns, Boykos. Help on how to start - with information obtained in the New World and how DNA testing can help in your search for Eastern European ancestors. van Heerden, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Tuesday, 20-Mar-2018 at 6:00 PM--Orphan Trains and the Children Who Rode in Them. Fortin, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Wednesday, 21-Mar-2018 at 10:00 AM--Ancestry.com--basic search techniques for getting the most from this huge collection of databases. Bryan , Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 22-Mar-2018 at 10:30 AM--Heritage Quest--Getting the most from this free* website, accessible through the Largo Library website. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Friday, 23-Mar-2018 at 1:00 PM--Record Searches in Ireland (we'll sample through several free and paid subscriptions and discuss strategies for spending your research money wisely and filling in the gaps in records). Padgett, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Saturday, 24-Mar-2018 at 10:00 AM--RootsMagic User Group--Questions and answers and demonstrations of how to use the RootsMagic genealogy database software program. This class repeats every fourth Saturday at the same time. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.