Special Interest Groups

UNPUZZLE your past through participation in Special Interest Groups offered as a benefit of membership at the Lee County Genealogical Society.

Canadian Roots

For LCGS members researching ancestors in Canada. Kim Short is willing to assist individuals by appointment on the 3rd Thursday afternoon of each month from January through April after our Monthly Membership Meeting at a mutually convenient location such as the Public Library or a local restaurant.  For year-round assistance please feel free to contact Kim directly via her email address shown.

Kim Short
kimsgen@cogeco.ca
239-312-8151

English Roots

For LCGS members researching ancestors in England. This group usually meets from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on the 2nd Friday of each month from August through May. 

Bev Sierpina
bev.sierpina@gmail.com
239-599-4408

German Roots

For LCGS members researching ancestors from Germany and other German-speaking countries. This group usually meets on the first Thursday morning of each month from September through April from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Ken Weaver
kenneth.n.weaver@gmail.com

239-243-9414

Irish Roots

For LCGS members researching their ancestors from Ireland. This group usually meets from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday afternoon of each month.

TBA

Scandinavian Special Interest Group

For LCGS members researching ancestors in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. This group usually meets from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the 2nd Friday afternoon of the month year-round. 

TBA

Writers Group

Writers Group

For LCGS members wishing to go beyond recording names, dates and places, to interweave interesting facts about their ancestors’ lives, placing individuals in a social and historical context. This group usually meets from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday afternoon of each month.

Teresa Hopgood
travelgirl757@yahoo.com
239-541-1150

dna

DNA

You say: “I just got the results of my DNA test, what do I do now?” This DNA SIG can help answer your questions!
 
Will meet via Zoom on the third Monday of each month at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.  (Newbies are invited to join, and meetings will be held that specifically focus on the needs of beginners! )

Arthur Sissman
genresearch13@yahoo.com

954-328-3559

 

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