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Family Tree Maker Explained
Tuesday, August 4
Family Tree Maker Explained  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Peggy Jude will speak on “Family Tree Maker Explained.”  Family Tree Maker is  a genealogical software that will help you navigate through the discovery process and display and preserve your research.  The presentation will cover the main features and advantages of Family Tree Maker, such as on-line synchronization.  After the presentation, there will be an open discussion for audience members to ask questions or offer tips.   



Family Research Gold in Real Estate Records
Tuesday, September 1
Family Research Gold in Real Estate Records  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Kathleen Bird is a graduate of Texas A&M University and Southern Methodist University School of Law (JD, 1980) and lawyer in Texas, Arkansas, and Missouri prior to her retirement in 2018. Kathleen's passions in genealogy, historical research, preservation of historical documentation, and writing have evolved into a full-time second career. Her presentation will explain how real estate records document the adventure of western expansion from colonial times to the present and discuss the various ownership schemes and the types of records that are most useful in family research.



Tuesday, October 6
Researching Census Data  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Peggy Jude will speak on researching your ancestry using census data.



Tuesday, November 3
Spirit Voices: Tales from Our Crypts  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Speaker from Manatee Historical Village. In addition, Terry Howe will discuss the preservation efforts being done for Manatee County's local  historic cemeteries.



Google Technology for Genealogy
Tuesday, December 1
Google Technology for Genealogy  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Lori Coffey – “Trainer Lori” on YouTube – has spent 20 years training computer skills and 40 years researching her family tree.  Lori will discuss how to use Google effectively to research your family data.  She will start with the basics of how to create a simple request that will find exactly what you seek.  Then she will progress into tips and tricks on advanced Google tools to uncover credible, accurate information that will further enhance your family tree research.



Getting Past Brick Walls
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Getting Past Brick Walls  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
The speaker, George G. Morgan, is the prolific, award-winning author of hundreds of articles for magazines, journals, newsletters, in genealogical publications, and at online sites internationally. He is also president of Aha! Seminars, Inc., and an internationally recognized genealogy expert who presents in the U.S., Canada, England, on cruise ships, and webinars. Research impasses are inevitable in genealogical research, but they do not have to be permanent stoppers. George will present a number of methods that can be employed to get past your brick walls. 



Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Strategies on Finding Your Irish Roots  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Donna Moughty will speak on Strategies for Finding Your Irish Ancestors. A member of the  Association of Professional Genealogists and the Genealogical Speakers Guild, Donna frequently consults and speaks on Irish genealogy. Success in Irish research is highly dependent on discovering the exact location in Ireland where your ancestors were born and typically clues to the location are in records in the United States or other country where they emigrated. This presentation focuses on strategies for finding the critical locality information so important to those starting their Irish research.



Tuesday, March 2, 2021
DNA  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Speaker: Peggy Jude



Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Colonial America Records  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING
Speaker: Brian Mulcahy



Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Ethnicity Workshop  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
VIRTUAL MEETING