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Monday, January 1 through Monday, December 31
Family History / Genealogy — Introductory - Writing Family History  (Education/Training)
Brigham Young University Independent Study


Monday, January 1 through Monday, December 31
Family History / Genealogy — Introductory - Helping Children Love Your Family History  (Education/Training)
Brigham Young University Independent Study


Monday, January 1 through Monday, December 31
Family History / Genealogy — Record Type - Famioly Records  (Education/Training)
Brigham Young University Independent Study


Monday, January 1 through Monday, December 31
Family History / Genealogy — Introductory - Introduction to Family History Reserch  (Education/Training)
Brigham Young University Independent Study



Monday, December 10
Who Do You Think You Are?  (Genealogy - Programs on TV)
TLC
Josh Duhame travels to England to investigate the extraordinary life of his 12 times great-grandfather and uncovers an astonishing, dark twist of interrogation and torture that rocks his belief system to the core.


Tuesday, December 11
LCGS Irish Roots Special Interest Group  (LCGS Activities)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd. Fort Myers
For LCGS members researching ancestors in Ireland. For more information call Gary at 239-560-5196.


Tuesday, December 11
Genealogy Society of Collier County Membership Meeting  (Other Genealogy Societies)
6:30 pm
Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples,FL 34103
Program:  "Social Media for Genealogy" presented by Myrna Lewis. One of the most wonderful parts ofmodern genealogy is the ability to connect with distant relatives you've never met.
 
We meet on the second Tuesday each month, except July, August and September. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Meeting begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Parking and Hall entrance in back of the church. Guests are welcome at our meetings. Please sign in as a guest when you arrive.


Wednesday, December 12
LCGS DNA Special Interest Group  (LCGS Activities)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
Please contact Arthur at genresearch13@yahoo.com for more information.


Wednesday, December 12
101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart by Janet Hovorka  (Education/Training)
8:00 pm
Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Tired of the regular fan, left to right or top to bottom chart? Want to show off your family relationships, places and time periods in an engaging way? If your clients and family members aren't clamoring for more, maybe you're just not showing it off effectively. The visual presentation of a family's history is one of the most powerful communication tools for genealogists. What is the difference between a butterfly, hourglass, waterfall, DNA and bow-tie chart and which format will show ALL of your family members? How do you squish a whole bunch of people onto a teeny tiny paper? Get lots of creative, artistic hints and come learn about the best tools for displaying your family's history.
 
Presenter: Janet Hovorka
Janet Hovorka and her husband own Family ChartMasters, a genealogy chart printing service and official printing service for Legacy Charting. She is the author of the Zap the Grandma Gap book and workbooks about engaging youth with family history. Janet writes The Chart Chick and the Zap The Grandma Gap blogs and has widely written and lectured about family history. She is a past president of UGA and teaches genealogy and library science at SLCC.
 


Thursday, December 13
Bonita Springs Genealogy Club Monthly Meeting  (Bonita Springs Genealogy Club)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bonita Springs Public Library, 26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs


Friday, December 14
LCGS English Roots Special Interest Group  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
For LCGS members researching ancestors in England. Call Bev for more information at 239-599-4408.


Friday, December 14
LCGS German Roots Special Interest Group  (LCGS Activities)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
For LCGS Members researching their German speaking ancestors.


Friday, December 14
Citation for beginners by Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Learning to write genealogical citations is part art, part science and potentially terrifying. Learn what important components to note while researching, and how to put them together while writing to subdue the panic, and produce quality work.
 
Presenter: Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG
Shellee Morehead has a Ph.D. in evolutionary ecology and is an adjunct instructor of Biology at NEIT. She was certified by BCG in 2012, and researches, writes and lectures on family history. Her most recent article is "Thomas Hamilton -- Progenitor of a Colonial American Family: His Ulster Origins revealed using DNA" which appeared in the Directory of Irish Family History Research. Recent speaking events include NGS 2016, The Genealogy Event in New York, the Ukrainian Historical and Education Center in New Jersey, and NERGC 2015 in Providence. She was one of the program Tri-Chairs for NERGC 2015. In 2010, she appeared in an episode of Danish Television's "Who Do You Think You Are?"
 
Her specialties include Rhode Island, Italian, and French-Canadian research and genetic genealogy. She is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), an active member of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society, American-French Genealogical Society, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) New England Chapter.
 


Monday, December 17
Who Do You Think You Are?  (Genealogy - Programs on TV)
TLC
Matthew Morrison explores his American roots for the first time and is surprised to discover his family’s ties to the Revolutionary War. He learns of the bold lengths that his ancestor went through to protect his allegiances and the brutality he faced on the battlefield.


Who Do You Think You Are?  (Genealogy - Programs on TV)
TLC
Regina King investigates her maternal family tree and uncovers an ancestor who was a passionate civil rights activist in Alabama; a man who came out of slavery, endured horrific violence, but never stopped fighting for his people.


Monday, December 17
LCGS Board of Directors Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers


Tuesday, December 18
Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family by Nancy A. Peters, CG, CGL  (Education/Training)
8:00 pm
Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Facing identity and kinship problems? Confused by multiple, same-named men? Learn how applying the Genealogical Proof Standard resolved similar challenges in the search for a freedman's family. A case example traces a South Carolina family of color, differentiates multiple men of similar profiles who lived in the same time and place, resolves conflicting evidence, identifies a freedman's last slave owner, and ultimately finds his enslaved birth family. The methodology and record types apply to reconstructing all families.
 
Presenter: Nancy A. Peters, CG, CGL
A board-certified genealogist, Nancy A. Peters, CG, CGL works as a researcher, author, editor, and lecturer with special interests in genealogical problem solving and methodology. She serves as a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists and as the editor of BCG's OnBoard publication. She lectures at local and national conferences and has been an instructor at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy's Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum and the BCG Education Fund's Putting Skills to Work workshop on evidence correlation. Nancy's client and personal research encompasses the southeastern United States, upstate New York, England, and Germany.
 


Wednesday, December 19
That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors by Michael L. Strauss, AG  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
Legacy Family Tree Webinars
The end of the nineteenth century witnessed the transformation of the United States from a developing nation into a global power. Discover your ancestors that served in the war with Spain along with records of the Boxer Rebellion (1900) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) in which United States troops participation on land and sea. This lecture focuses on the many records at the National Archives and other research facilities covering all three military conflicts.
 
Presenter: Michael L. Strauss, AG
Michael L. Strauss, AG is an Accredited Genealogist and forensic investigator, is a native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Utah. He holds a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is a licensed Private Investigator and qualified expert witness in Surrogate Court and Circuit Court in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia. Michael is an approved genealogist with the United States Army to locate DNA qualified persons MIA from Korea, Vietnam, and World War II. He is a national genealogical lecturer and instructor for military courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), and Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research (VIGR). He was the film historian for the 2015 Academy Award nominated movie "Finding Vivian Maier".
 


Thursday, December 20
LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 8260 Cypress Lake Dr, Fort Myers, FL
Program: "Holiday Heirlooms" presented by LCGS members.
 
Join us this holiday season as we share memories and our Holiday Heirlooms.



Wednesday, January 2, 2019
LCGS Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
No January meeting. See you Wednesday, 6 February 2019.


Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Genealogy Society of Collier County Membership Meeting  (Other Genealogy Societies)
7:00 pm
Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples,FL 34103
Program:  "Social Media for Genealogy" presented by Myrna Lewis. One of the most wonderful parts ofmodern genealogy is the ability to connect with distant relatives you've never met.
 
We meet on the second Tuesday each month, except July, August and September. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Meeting begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Parking and Hall entrance in back of the church. Guests are welcome at our meetings. Please sign in as a guest when you arrive.



Saturday, February 2, 2019 through Saturday, February 9, 2019
Genealogy Cruise to the Western Caribbean  (Genealogy Trips)
Aboard the Norwegian EPIC
Guest Speakers: 
Blaine Bettinger, Ph D., J.D.
George Morgan
Drew Smith
C. Ann Staley, CGSM, CGLSM


Wednesday, February 6, 2019
LCGS Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
For LCGS members who use the genealogy software program Family Tree Maker.No January meeting. 


Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Genealogy Society of Collier County Membership Meeting  (Other Genealogy Societies)
7:00 pm
Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples,FL 34103
Program:  "FamilySearch" presented by Kaaren Linton.
 
Also, FunStuff for Genealogists will be at the meeting.
 
We meet on the second Tuesday each month, except July, August and September. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Meeting begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Parking and Hall entrance in back of the church. Guests are welcome at our meetings. Please sign in as a guest when you arrive.



Wednesday, March 6, 2019
LCGS Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
For LCGS members who use the genealogy software program Family Tree Maker.No January meeting.