West Florida Genealogical Society
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Saturday, August 6
Creek Wars of 1812  (Meetings)
10:00 am
Michael Bunn sheds light on how the wars led to the forced removal of Native Americans from the region, secured the Gulf South against European powers, facilitated increased migration into the area, furthered the development of slave-based agriculture, and launched the career of Andrew Jackson.



Saturday, September 3
Irish Genealogy: Finding the Pot of Gold in U.S. and Irish Records  (Meetings)
10:00 am
Using her experience researching Irish-American families, Marguerite Scully highlights information that may be obtained in U.S. records about your Irish immigrant ancestor, information often required in order to find your ancestor in Irish records. Ms. Scully describes the civil land divisions and ecclesiastical divisions in Ireland and how these divisions impact Irish genealogical research. She introduces participants to many important Irish records of genealogical significance, focusing on those which may be accessed online. 



Saturday, October 1
Kick-start Your Genealogical Writing One Week at a Time  (Meetings)
10:00 am
Auriette Lindsay will present a useful way to write your family history. Review "52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks," see how it works and how to join in.



Genealogy 101
Saturday, November 5
Genealogy 101  (Meetings)
10:00 am
Every family historian has to get started somewhere. Maybe you've taken a DNA test, want to prove (or disprove) a family legend, or feel a need to understand where you came from. During "Genealogy 101" members of the West Florida Genealogical Society will outline the basic steps to help you build your family tree and locate stories about your ancestors. Presented by Auriette Lindsey.



Saturday, December 3
State of the Society  (Meetings)
10:00 am
Jan Isosaari will address the Society with a report on how we are doing and where we are going.