Genealogical Society of South Brevard County Florida
Genealogical Society of South Brevard
Genealogical Society of
South Brevard
P.O. Box 786
Melbourne, Florida
32902-0786
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Intermediate Genealogy Class - 2 of 2
Wednesday, March 1
Intermediate Genealogy Class - 2 of 2  (GSSB)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Melbourne Public Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Mid-level to advanced research techniques course. Second of a two class course. Curriculum details will be provided at time of class. First class is not a pre-requisite except student will benefit from possessing knowledge and experience beyond beginner level family history research.  $10 fee to cover supplies.  Instructor: Marian Harrison.  Laptops & tablets ok to bring.


(GSSB) Women of the American Revolution: Lost Voices of America’s First Generation
Wednesday, March 8
(GSSB) Women of the American Revolution: Lost Voices of America’s First Generation  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
In honor of Women's History Month, Dr. Roger Smith will present a program in honor of the women of the American Revolution. His presentation is about some of the most amazing, yet little-known, participants in the American Revolution, gathered from various collections of reports about women from each colony, of all races, free and enslaved. Dr. Smith will also have his book available by the same title.  


French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting
Monday, March 20
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Women's History Month
March is National Women’s History Month.  Which women shaped your life story?  OR, Which female ancestor had the most impact on your family’s history?
 
 
 



(GSSB) Establishing Generational Relationships Prior to the 1880 Census
Wednesday, April 12
(GSSB) Establishing Generational Relationships Prior to the 1880 Census  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Melbourne Public Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Kathy and Clyde Stickney will give a presentation on the difficulties in inferring generational relationships from the 1850, 1860, and 1870 censuses and then explores numerous types of records that the researcher might consult to establish such relationships.  Record groups include vital records, probate records, land records, military records, and civil and criminal court records.   Records that involve the dower rights of a wife are a surprisingly rich source of information for establishing generational links.  The presentation includes numerous examples from actual records to illustrate the types of information each record group contains as well as how to use that information to establish family relationships.


Monday, April 17
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Names
What “dit” names we have and how they have made our search for ancestors easier OR harder?



Wednesday, May 10
(GSSB) Donna Moughty: Irish Research Program to be Announced  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Melbourne Public Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Donna Moughty will present a program on Irish Research. Donna Moughty is a Professional Genealogist and former Regional Manager for Apple Computer, and has been conducting family research for over 20 years.  She teaches and lectures on a variety of subjects including Internet, Irish research and computer topics locally and at national conferences and institutes.  Exact topic to be listed once confirmed.


Monday, May 15
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
“You Can’t Take It With You.” 
Many of us do not have a designated person to take over our research and all of our family history content, both physical and digital.  Even if we are lucky enough to have such a person, we need a plan.
 



Monday, June 19
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Traveling
Doing your homework.  Planning your research before you travel.
 



Monday, July 17
French & Canadian Heritage Society  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
No meetings in July and August!
 



Monday, August 21
French & Canadian Heritage Society  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
No meetings in July and August!
 



Monday, September 18
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Moving
Many of us genealogists have been surprised by how frequently some of our ancestors moved.  Let’s discuss this, and ask ourselves,  Why?
 



Monday, October 16
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Let’s discuss DNA.
 



Monday, November 20
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Stories
Tell a story about one of your ancestors.  OR  Bad decisions make good stories!
 
 



Wednesday, December 13
French & Canadian Heritage Society Meeting  (French & Canadian Heritage)
Please join GSSB for our Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 13th.
F&CHS does not have a separate meeting in December.