The SBGS holds 2 types
Meeting & Luncheon
- third Tuesdays as shown below September through May.
(Special Interest Groups)
times monthly as shown below.
General Meeting & Luncheon
Our luncheons are are back
starting in September!
The meeting location is:
Methodist Church (UMC),
1971 Haverford Ave,
Our meeting location will
be in the Life
Enrichment Center (LEC) auditorium, behind the church.
Click here for map
10:30 am -
Regional Round Table
12:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 pm - Guest Speaker Program
COST: $18.00 includes
program & pre-planned lunch. Make check payable to South Bay
Genealogical Society. Reservations must be received at least twelve (12)
days before the meeting. Send a check
for $18.00 each, including names
of attendees and food choice to SBGS, PO Box 5202, Sun City Center, FL
20 - Lori Coffey
The Women of 1620
Nineteen women (along with 23 children) boarded the Mayflower in
1620. This is the heart-wrenching tale of the only women who survived
to the first Thanksgiving. Overshadowed by the men you all know, this
true-life drama shines light on the four strong women who endured
hardships and tragedy to give birth to a new nation!
18 – Carol Rooksby Weidlich
Join us to hear
about Carol Rooksby Weidlich’s journey to discover the life of her
great-grandmother, Emma. Emma's story takes place in three countries,
with three children, and with three certain men in her life. This case
study will demonstrate how looking once, twice, three times or more at
many, many sources, may eventually knock down a brick wall.
15 – Peggy Schelin Jude –
What Can I Do
With My DNA? 13 Things You Can Do With Your DNA
So you took a
test, and your know your ethnicity. You are related to who you
expected. Now what? Explore all the things you can do with your DNA
from the basics to more advanced options.
20 – Lori Samuelson
School Daze -
Important Family Information Resides in Educational Records
Does the thought
of researching your ancestor's school enrollment leave you dazed? School
records are a valuable source of family information that is often
overlooked. A brief history of education in the U.S., the type of
information that is found in school records, and where to obtain those
documents will be discussed. Several cases will be presented showing the
importance of taking the time to acquire details about your ancestor’s
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