Future Meetings and Other Events of GSOC Interest
Because of the COVID-19 guidelines concerning group meetings and the needs of the Fort Walton Beach Library for the use of our usual meeting space, GSOC meetings are cancelled until September.
GSOC Newsletters will continue to be published. Please contribute articles and tips for them.
Members who have paid their 2020 dues will have their memberships continued to the end of 2021.
June 20, 2020
Robert L. F. Sikes Library, 1445 Commerce Dr., Crestview, Florida
"Genealogy can be a rewarding experience, but researching African American ancestors can be a challenge. The biggest obstacle is the brick wall of slavery. Learn how to navigate the major obstacles, the importance of the 1870 Census, and discover which post Civil War records pertain to African Americans. We will discuss online resources and groups and the impact of DNA testing on your research. The tools you learn will make your research more successful."