Tuesday, 5-Jan-2016 at 10:00 AM--MAPS IN GENEALOGY RESEARCH (Part I) -- Maps can reveal much about the lives our ancestors led and the conditions under which they lived. They can also reveal hints on where to look for other important documents. There are many different types of maps available to the researcher, and this class deals with road, city, political, insurance, and migration maps. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Wednesday, 6-Jan-2016 at11:00 AM--England & Wales Genealogy--Part 2. How to access the civic records of birth/christening/marriage/burials from 1837 to the present. Pearson, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Thursday, 7-Jan-2016 at 1:00 PM--INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGY (Beginner) -- Basics of how to get started in researching your family history—what to do first, where to look & how to do it. Bryan, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Friday, 8-Jan-2016 at 10:00 AM--Franco-American Discussion Group.Geographic areas include: Europe (primarily France, but not limited to France)-Eastern Canada (primarily Quebec, some Ontario, but including the Acadians of the Maritime Provinces)-USA (Central North America and New England, also Louisiana and the surrounding Southern states). Agenda for this time will include inputs and questions from attendees, review of useful web sites, and how to gainfully read the original church records found in the Drouin Collection, PRDH, and other French language sites, including the Church Repertoire. Grandmaison, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Saturday, 9-Jan-2016 at 10:30 AM--Living Persons--suggested methods and tips for finding living people--kinfolks you never knew. Bryan, Local History Room, Largo Library.
Saturday, 9-Jan-2016 at 1:00 PM--Witchcraft Trials. Fortin, Imperial Polk Genealogy Soc. 3140 Troy Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803.
Saturday, 9-Jan-2016 at 1:00-4:00 PM--PGS Mini-Seminar.“Reasons for Migration” and “U.S. Naturalization Process and Documents” presented by George G. Morgan. There will be a brief break between sessions. There is no charge for the mini-seminar and no preregistration. Doors open at 12:30 pm. Morgan, Jenkins B, Largo Library