February Meeting: Clustering – What’s Is It and How to Do It? with Peggy Jude

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

Presented by Peggy Jude: Grouping your DNA matches into clusters allows for brick wall breakthroughs. Learn how to develop clusters and the various tools available to help with the process.  Part three will be Feb/March 2023 - Clustering – What’s Next {Passport to the Past} So you’ve done Clustering, and you have your Clusters…now what? Tips and techniques to work with your clusters to take your research to the next level. Click on the program title or photo for more information on this event.

March Meeting: Roots Magic with Bruce Buzbee

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

Bruce Buzbee presents Roots Magic. Learn the basics about the latest version of RootsMagic software.  Get a brief overview of the program interface, plus a look at some of the most intriguing new features.

April Meeting: MyHeritage Records Collection with Daniel Horowitz

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

April Meeting: MyHeritage Records Collection with Daniel Horowitz.  With billions of records at your disposal, where do you even begin? The MyHeritage Search Engine is a state-of-the-art tool that can help you search for information about your relatives online. In a matter of seconds, it can search across billions of historical records to pinpoint the ones most relevant to your research. Its advanced algorithms can identify spelling and phonetic variations, understand nicknames, and handle synonyms and ethnic variations. Daniel will show you how to use the MyHeritage Search Engine to find information about your relatives quickly and efficiently.

May Meeting: DNA Painter’s Tools: Shared cM Project, What are the odds? And Chromosome Mapping with Mary Eberle

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

May Meeting: DNA Painter's Tools: Shared cM Project, What are the odds? And Chromosome Mapping with Mary Eberle DNA Painter has tools for researching your DNA matches. We’ll cover their three most important tools. The Shared cM Project tool helps determine possible relationships to your DNA matches, along with those relationships’ probabilities. The What Are the […]

August Meeting: Ancestry Thrulines with Julia McIntyre

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

August Meeting: Ancestry Thrulines with Julia McIntyre   https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkd-CrrzwuG919qQflie-NTecqbr6kmuPK

September Meeting: WikiTree’s DNA Features with Mags Gaulden

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

September Meeting: WikiTree’s DNA Features with Mags Gaulden.  What would happen if there was only one single family tree – in the world? We would all be able to find our ancestors and only have to look once. WikiTree is that; a single, global, family tree. It’s powered by close to 900,000 volunteers all working collaboratively within WikiTree’s honor code to merge duplicate ancestor profiles, improving profiles for accuracy with sources, with stories and with DNA.

October Meeting: Technology to the Rescue: Tools Every Genealogist Needs in Their Tool Box with Linda Debe

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

Technology to the Rescue: Tools Every Genealogist Needs in Their Tool Box with Linda Debe. Attendees will learn how to work smarter, not harder with free tools from programs to extensions, to built-in features from their operating system. These tools help with organization, research, writing, and plotting land deeds, as well as abstracting, extracting, and transcribing records. There is something for everyone, and who doesn’t love FREE?!?!  

November Meeting: Facebook Groups for Genealogy with Drew Smith

Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL

November Meeting: Facebook Groups for Genealogy with Drew Smith https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUtcuirqzkrGdI9la2Vtz_WEwfdzZxlXnq_