GSCC ~ Canadian eSIG ~ “Lunch with Linda”- Live from a local Naples restaurant with Linda Ryan

CANADIAN eSIG  Date: Meets on 4th Tuesday of the month September through November and January through May Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm EDT online via ZOOM Website: https://alsqda.wordpress.com Email:  thegscccanadianesig@gmail.com We are pleased to announce that our programs will now include a live presentation at the start of each Zoom meeting; a brief presenter question and […]

FamilySearch, Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, and Fold3 – Database Demo and Overview presented by Bryan L. Mulcahy

South County Regional Library 21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero, FL, United States

FamilySearch, Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, and Fold3 - Database Demo and Overview presented by Bryan L. Mulcahy. This seminar will provide a very brief overview of the FamilySearch, Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, and Fold3 databases available through the Lee County Library System homepage.  2 pm - 3:30pm  South County Regional Library No need to register. […]

FMRL ~ What is a Homesteader? U.S. and Canadian Records presented by Diana Crisman Smith

Fort Myers Regional Library - Virtual Webinar

What is a Homesteader? US and Canadian Records presented by Diana Crisman Smith.  Homestead laws were enacted in both United States and Canada.  The goal was to encourage settlement in the sparsely populated western lands.  The application process was detailed.  Researchers can discover a significant amount genealogical and family history information in these materials.  This […]

NGS 2024 Virtual Family History Conference ~ Expanding Possibilities

The National Genealogical Society Family History Conference is a premier annual event for family historians, professional genealogists, hobbyists, and history buffs. There are also special events planned for organizations: societies, libraries, archives, and museums. The NGS 2024 Family History Conference, Expanding Possibilities, will be online. Attendees can choose from dozens of new lectures for family history researchers at all […]

GSCC ~ Canadian eSIG ~ Who’s Who? YouTube and other online videos for genealogy—Linda Ryan

CANADIAN eSIG  Date: Meets on 4th Tuesday of the month September through May (No meeting in December) Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm EDT online via ZOOM Website: https://alsqda.wordpress.com Email:  thegscccanadianesig@gmail.com We are pleased to announce that our programs will now include a live presentation at the start of each Zoom meeting; a brief presenter question and […]

FMRL ~ Mining the Genealogical Gems in Libraries and Archives presented by Connie Lizak

Fort Myers Regional Library - Virtual Webinar

Mining the Genealogical Gems in Libraries and Archives presented by Connie Lizak. As genealogists, we are always looking for evidence to prove identity, relationships, and events.  This presentation will offer new ideas for locating resources in libraries and archives, both brick, mortar and digital. For more information and to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8687795958873992278

FMRL ~ Determining an Italian Ancestors Town of Birth presented by John Bifano

Fort Myers Regional Library - In Person 1651 Lee Street, Room A & B, Fort Myers, FL, United States

Saturday, July 13th – John Bifano – Live Presentation Meetings Rooms AB -  Topic:  Determining an Italian Ancestors Town of Birth - In Italian genealogy, it is critical to determine an ancestor's town of birth since civil and church births, marriages and deaths were recorded at the town and parish level. Sources for this information […]

FMRL ~ Locating and Using Online Italian Civil and Church Records presented by John Bifano

Fort Myers Regional Library - In Person 1651 Lee Street, Room A & B, Fort Myers, FL, United States

Saturday, July 27th – John Bifano – Live Presentation Meeting Rooms AB -  Topic: Locating and Using Online Italian Civil and Church Records - Once an ancestor's town has been definitively identified, there are three major sources for locating records in that town: FamilySearch, Italian Parish Records, and Antenati.  Italian Parish Records and Antenati are […]

FMRL ~ Building and Understanding Family Trees presented by Eric Migdal

Fort Myers Regional Library - Virtual Webinar

Tuesday, August 13th – Eric Migdal – Virtual – Topic:  Building and Understanding Family Trees - This workshop will discuss building and understanding family trees, including the differences of pedigree and family group trees, gathering accurate information, understanding, and analyzing relationships.

FMRL ~ Using U.S. Census Records presented by Kaaren Linton

Fort Myers Regional Library - In Person 1651 Lee Street, Room A & B, Fort Myers, FL, United States

Saturday, September 7th – Kaaren Linton – Live Presentation Meeting Rooms AB – Topic: Using U.S. Census Records – US Census records are a valuable tool in tracking your family history. Each census collected different information that is so helpful. Learn what types of information were collected, when, and how to best use this information […]

FMRL ~ Overcoming Brickwalls, Research Challenges, and Dead Ends presented by Bryan Mulcahy

Fort Myers Regional Library - Virtual Webinar

Tuesday, October 1st  - Bryan L. Mulcahy – Virtual – Topic:  Overcoming Brickwalls, Research Challenges, and Dead Ends - Dead-ends, also known as brick walls, are occupational hazards for genealogists.  These challenges are an inevitable part of the genealogical research process.  The good news is that many dead ends can be overcome with patience and […]

FMRL ~ The Interesting Historical Evolution of Crime in the United States presented by Bryan Mulcahy

Fort Myers Regional Library - Virtual Webinar

Thursday, November 7th  Bryan L. Mulcahy – Virtual –  Topic: The Interesting Historical Evolution of Crime in the United States  - Our seminar will feature the strange and unusual punishments in early American history.  In colonial times, very little distinction was made between sin and crime.  The emphasis was on morality issues and teaching repentance.  […]