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
The meeting location is:
Methodist Church (UMC),
1210 W Del Webb Blvd,
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: $15.00 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. Contact Dotty Love at 634-2749 or send check
for $15.00 each, including names
of attendees and food choice to SBGS, PO Box 5202, Sun City Center, FL
– Karen Fortin
"Walking in Their Footsteps: Locating Places Where Our
Ancestors Lived and Worked"
15 – Drew Smith
DNA part 2
"Finding Cousins and Ancestors Using
19 – Joanne Daerr
Ryder (double program)
Records" (10:30am) Vital records…birth,
marriage and death records! Often we focus too narrowly and miss many
other available records. Learn a host of other sources that can provide
vital information in discovering our ancestors’ lives.
in German Research" (1:00pm) “I can’t find him anywhere!
There are no records!” Learn some tips of where and how to look to
begin to crumble the “brick wall” of your German ancestor.
– 19 - Peg Kapustiak
Epidemics, and Diseases Throughout the Years" - Look at
impacts on your family.
16 – Drew Smith – DNA part 3
"Introduction to Using GEDmatch"
GEDmatch is a website where you can upload your
raw DNA data from places you have tested, so that you can compare it to
the DNA tests for people who tested with a different company than you
21 – Peggy Jude – Topic TBD
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