The Southwest Florida Germanic Genealogy Society, Inc.

August Virtual Events

Aug 01 /"Let's Talk North Carolina Genealogy" Summer Series - Episode 5:

Research at the North Carolina Archives with guest presenter,

Doug Brown https://bit.ly/ncgenealogy-episode05

 

 Aug 03/"The FamilySearch Catalog", a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

 

 Aug 04/Our Ancestor’s Immigration Records, a free online program hosted by

The Genealogy Center at Allen County Public Library 

http://www.genealogycenter.org/Events/SingleEvent/2020/08/04/

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 Aug 04/"Attaching Sources to the Family Tree", a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

 

 Aug 06/Preparing a Portfolio: Applying to Become a Certified Genealogist®,

a free webinar hosted by the Board for Certification of Genealogists 

https://bcgcertification.org/bcg-webinar-portfolio-jul-2020/

 

 Aug 06 /Getting Started with Genealogical Research--

A Free Virtual Class hosted by the Thomas Balch Library 

https://www.leesburgva.gov/departments/thomas-balch-library

 

 Aug 07 /2020 Virtual Conference, hosted by the Texas State Genealogical Society 

https://www.txsgs.org/txsgs-2020-virtual-conference/

 

Aug 07/TxSGS 2020 Virtual Conference 

https://www.txsgs.org/

 

 

Aug 10/"Chinese ZhongYuan Festival and Cemeteries 中國中元節和墓地 ",

a free online class from the Family History Library.  

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

 

 Aug 11/"Switzerland Records: The Zürich Census ", a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

 

 Aug 11/"El Arbol Familiar para principiantes", a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

 

Aug 12/ “How to Repair Incorrect Merges in Family Tree” with Kathryn Grant,

a free webinar hosted by the BYU Family History Library. 

https://fh.lib.byu.edu/classes-and-webinars/online-webinars/  

 

 Aug 13/The ABC's of Using School Records in Family History Research,

a free webinar hosted by New England Historic Genealogical Society 

https://www.americanancestors.org/education/online-classes

 

 Aug 15 /"Let's Talk North Carolina Genealogy" Summer Series - Episode 6: "The Great North Carolinian Novel:

Your DNA and How to Read It" with guest presenter, Shannon Christmas 

https://bit.ly/ncgenealogy-episode06

 

 Aug 17/"Build a Better Syllabus," presented by Cari A. Taplin, hosted by the Association of Professional Genealogists.  https://www.apgen.org/events/webinar-utilizing-evidentia-for-client-projects

 

 Aug 19/(To be announced!) ,a free webinar hosted by the BYU Family History Library. 

https://fh.lib.byu.edu/classes-and-webinars/online-webinars

 

 Aug 19/"Understanding the What & Why of DNA" -

a free online class hosted by Genealogy Connect Services.

  Email mfletcher@genconsvcs.com for details

 

Aug 20/Free Genealogy Workshop: 17th Century Handwriting:

Reading Bradford’s Journal and Transcribing Old Town Records 

https://www.cityofportsmouth.com/library/genealogy

 

Aug 20/Getting the Most Out Of Your Ancestry.com DNA Results,

a free virtual genealogy workshop hosted by Harborfields Public Library 

https://www.facebook.com/events/813421625855472/?active_tab=about

 

 Aug 25/Jews in the Catskills During and After the Holocaust, a free

A Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Event hosted by New England Historic Genealogical Society https://www.americanancestors.org/education/online-classes

 

 Aug 25/"“El Catálogo; una ventana de oportunidades", a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

 

 Aug 26/“2020 Update: Basics of Findmypast” with James Tanner, a free webinar hosted by the BYU Family History Library. https://fh.lib.byu.edu/classes-and-webinars/online-webinars/

 

 Aug 27/"Finding Pre-Immigration Origins: a 3-Step Approach" by Jay Fonkert,

a free online presentation hosted by the Dakota County Historical Society 

https://www.dakotahistory.org/events/811-aug-27-virtual-genealogy-presentation-finding-pre-immigration-origins

 

 Aug 27/"The Research Process", a free online class from the Family History Library.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

 

 Aug 29 /"Let's Talk North Carolina Genealogy" Summer Series -

Episode 7: Q&A with North Carolina Research Specialists -

Registration Required.

 https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AcZNBz-mTjCG4jS3SamUeQ

 


Member Meeting September 5, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Mid-County Regional Library Room C
   2050 Forrest Nelson Boulevard - Port Charlotte, Fl 33952
Hope everyone will join us for this wonderful Presentation 
by Joanne Ryder
with our "new voice amplification equipment"

Wir begrüßen    Herr und Frau Schwartz 
 
“And we call them…  Fritz and Lina” 
As was common in many countries, Germans followed basic naming patterns - most of the time. 
However, there could a problem when three boys in a family are named “Johann.” 
How about several families with the same surname, living in close proximity but not family members?
Spelling?
House and Farm names? 
There can be a lots of confusion in our research. Let’s take a look at some of the solutions! 

We're Proud Members


Events
September 2
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) 2020 National Conference
The 2020 FGS Family History Conference is Going Virtual

September 5
10:30 am
Member Meeting
Joanne Ryder "And They Called Him 'Fritz"  

November 7
10:30 am
Member Meeting
TBD
We are proud members of the International German Genealogy Partnership, the Florida State Genealogical Society, the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society International German Genealogy Partnership Florida State Genealogical Society Federation of Genealogical Societies National Genealogical Society