Saturday, February 29, 2020

VGS News & Events: March 1 through March 7, 2020

February Family Tree Maker SIG Meeting
Coming Events:
Monday: March 2, 2020
Jewish Genealogy SIG Meeting:
10:00 AM in the MacArthur Room at the Eisenhower Recreation Center
Topic: "My Genealogical Journey - Real Stories from our Members"
Monday: March 2, 2020
Roots Magic SIG Meeting:
2:30 PM in the New Smyrna Room at the Recreation Center
Topic: "Preparing for RM8"
Tuesday: March 3, 2020
Adoption & Mystery KIN SIG Meeting
9:00 AM in the Tea Room at the Colony Recreation Center
Wednesday: March 4, 2020
French Canadian Genealogy SIG Meeting:
9:00 AM in the Julio Iglesias Room at the La Hacienda Recreation Center
Thursday: March 5, 2020
Eastern European Genealogy SIG Meeting:
1:00 PM in the Daytona Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Friday: March 6, 2020
British Genealogy SIG Meeting
9:30 AM in the Courageous Room at the Lake Miona Recreation Center

Gen News and Announcements:

Did You Attend The Annual Seminar?  Did You Complete The Seminar Survey?

If you attended the seminar and did not receive an email with the seminar survey, you can complete the survey HERE.  The survey helps the Board of Directors to plan for future events.
It will only take two minutes of f time to complete the entire survey.  If you have already completed the survey, thank you.

Kinseekers To Hold First Seminar:

KGS Leesburg
"KINSEEKERS Genealogical Society in Leesburg is hosting a Family History & Genealogy Seminar on Saturday, 18 April at Lake-Sumter State College, Leesburg Campus,  The event features four presentations by Elissa Scalise Powell, Certified Genealogist© and Certified Genealogical Lecturer℠.  Visit the KINSEEKERS website for class descriptions, speaker bio, and registration details: ."
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5 Best Places in Italy to Explore Your Heritage:

"Italy is a country rich in history and culture. If you travel just about anywhere in Italy, you will experience its heritage, whether by exploring ancient ruins, savoring regional dishes, or gazing in awe at a breathtaking cathedral. Here are five of the best places to visit in Italy to celebrate and discover the country’s heritage."
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Optimizing Your Tree at Ancestry for More Hints & DNA ThruLines:

"Optimizing ancestors. I know that sounds strange, but hear me out, because I’ve spent some time during the first few weeks of the year setting myself up for success. So far, my approach has generated several more hints and additional ThruLines."
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New FamilySearch Feature “Unfinished Attachments” Brings New Discoveries to Your Tree:

"You may have noticed that a new prompt, titled “Unfinished Attachments,” appears with some sources attached to people in your family tree. This prompt appears below these sources along with a description, “This source has not been attached to all people found in the record.”"
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Write Your Autobiography Easily with "A Life Untold"

The Ancestor Hunt
"For those of you who follow The Ancestor Hunt, you know that I rarely if ever promote products.  However, I do like to make you aware of new offerings that you might wish to explore."
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Data Protection Commission To Investigate Catholic Registers:

Irish Genealogy News
"On my first reading of that summary, alarm bells starting ringing. Could new restrictions be on the way for Irish genealogists?"


Why You Should Use Apple MFI Certified Lightning Cables:

"Apple MFI Certified Lightning cables aren't cheap, and affordable alternatives are all over the place. The temptation to save some money by using uncertified Lightning cables is very real, but the potentially disastrous consequences far outweigh the amount of money you stand to save."
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Are You a Hints Power User?

Ancestry 5 Minute Find
"Overwhelmed by your hints? Spend five minutes with Anne Gillespie Mitchell and you'll learn how hints power users get the most of their hints."
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3 Genealogy DNA Case Studies and How I Solved Them:

Legacy Family Tree
"Use autosomal DNA, various tools and techniques, sometimes with a combination of Y and mtDNA, to solve genealogical puzzles. Learn to apply knowledge and tools together to address specific types of problems."
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Presenter: Roberta Estes
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