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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The ACPL Genealogy Center is a unique and valuable resource for the Northeastern Indiana community and the entire genealogical community at large, having one of the largest research collections available, incorporating records from around the world. Library staff specializes in genealogy and is always available to help. The center is active in several initiatives to make significant public domain portions of its collection available online among much other information available to users.
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We provide expert family history services through our staff, original scholarship, data-rich website, educational opportunities, and research center to help family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history. NEHGS is a good starting point for anyone searching for ancestral information in New England or migration states from New England.
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Established in 1856, the Florida Historical Society is dedicated to preserving Florida's past through the collection and archival maintenance of historical documents and photographs, the publication of scholarly research on Florida history, and educating the public about Florida history through a variety of public history projects and programs. Check out the website for the Brevard Museum, Frontiers programs, and Rossetter House Museum among many offering and collections available for research.
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The State Archives of Florida is the central repository for the records of Florida State Government. The Archives is mandated by law to collect, preserve, and make available for research the records of the State of Florida, as well as private manuscripts, local government records, photographs, and other materials that complement official State records.
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(From the Eastman blog) written by Dick Eastman. Announced Oct. 24, 2016. Leading Family History website Findmypast, has today announced the online publication of all The’s journals dating from 1992 to 2016. The journals are now available to search as part of the PERiodical Source Index and will be joined by the expansive range of other Genealogical Society or Ireland publications over the coming weeks.
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This is more of a daily blog than specifc article, but users will very likely find useful information and excellent tips about research and family history topics, and how-to methods. Tip of the Day is sponsored by GenealogyBank but not controlled by this site. Michael John Neill's tips are brief and very straight forward. This makes them quite useful as new information or a reminder.
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We provide free genealogy articles and how-to guides to help you get the most out of your family history research. If you don't know where to start, check out our list of Our Best Articles. Includes numerous articles on How To Get Started In Genealogy and How To Find Genealogy Records Online.
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Published November 23, 2016. Elizabeth Wilson Ballard. "DiggingUpGraves" website. Excellent article to begin the basics of understanding DNA for genealogy. This article is the first in a series that William H. Blue, president of the National Blue Family Association (NBFA), invited the author to write about DNA for genealogy. The series is appearing in issues of The Chalice, the NBFA newsletter. Ballard notes that "This series will neither focus on forensic DNA nor the DNA of all living things. Its only focus will be on genetic genealogy: using genealogy DNA results as evidence for genealogical research. This article, Part 1, is in a question and answer format."
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FamilySearch Blog, Tips and Tricks. Published January 12, 2017. Author: Leslie Albrect Huber. Many people have the desire to expand their family tree but find the thought of starting to be overwhelming. If you’re one of them, here’s a secret for success: start at the beginning—with yourself. This a great article to get you motivated to start your search for family history and how to do it. Offered with many other helpful topics by FamilySearch.org, provided The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Tracing a family's history is an exciting journey. Genealogy involves searching for the clues that link relatives from one generation to another. There are some professional genealogy researchers, but anyone who researches family history is a genealogist. Some explore their past just for fun. Others, however, are eager to learn more about their personal health history or answer questions about their heritage.
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PA ARCHIVES - RESEARCH ONLINE: Before you visit the Pennsylvania State Archives, start your research here. Many of these links lead to online images of documents you can use now; other links lead to finding aids - descriptions of records not yet online but which you can use when you visit the Archives in person. We've also included links to other resources that will help you with research you do from home.
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The South Brevard Historical Society was founded in 1966 to bring together citizens interested in the history of Florida and especially South Brevard County. The Society’s purpose is to provide the community with the means to draw strength and perspective from the past, realize a sense of regional identity, and find direction for the future, thus enhancing the quality of life and vitalizing the communities of South Brevard.
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Published on Sep 21, 2016 Want to take a DNA test, but you aren't sure what you're getting into? Watch and learn what you can and can't get from DNA tests for genealogy. Need help understanding your results or getting to the bottom of your family history? Visit http://www.whoisnickasmith.com for more. This is a great introduction to DNA testing that everyone should watch first so you know basics of the limitations of testing results. 5 minutes. Nicka Sewell-Smith
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Published on Mar 27, 2015 When you attach a record directly from Ancestry into your online family tree, the source citation is created for you. But, what about those records that you upload yourself? Join Crista Cowan as she reviews the basics of crafting a genealogy source citation in your online tree or in Family Tree Maker. 14 minutes. Crista Cowan, The Barefoot Genealogist
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Published on Oct 26, 2016 This video contains wonderful information if you are doing Canadian family history research. Good beginning training for starting your Canadian research. 16 minutes. Joyce Whiting. BYU Family History Library.
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Published on Jan 26, 2016 (Live broadcast: 1/25/2016) Educational series offered by American Ancestors: by New England Historic Genealogical Society. An excellent program for those of you trying to decide which program you want to choose to track your genealogy with. 1 hour. Rhonda R. McClure
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Published on Apr 21, 2016 Learn all about Findmypast’s collection of historic newspapers and the many ways they can enhance your research. Findmypast expert Alex Cox shares five top tips for finding your ancestors in the millions of pages available to search and explains how your relatives don't need to be Hollywood stars or infamous criminals to have made headlines. The scale of the newspaper publishing industry from the early 19th century onwards was enormous, with many cities and towns publishing several newspapers simultaneously, often aimed at distinct audiences depending on social status, geographical location and political affiliation. As well as providing you with a glimpse at major historical events through the eyes of the communities that experienced them, local newspapers can reveal surprisingly intimate details about the lives of your ancestors that you simply won’t find anywhere else.
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Published on Mar 17, 2015 Like all hobbies, there are some expenses involved in family history. Order a couple of birth certificates from a state vital records office or make one trip to an archive and your Ancestry subscription may look like the most inexpensive tool you use for genealogy research. Join Crista Cowan as she shares some of her favorite tips for getting the most out of your family history dollars. 34 minutes. Crista Cowan, The Barefoot Genealogist.
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Published on Jan 11, 2016 Do you need advice on how to organize and store your genealogy research so you can easily keep track of everything? Here's exactly what you need to do... (REF )http://www.GenealogyGold.com. A good short and basic introduction to ideas for organizing researchand documents. 7 minutes. AncestralFindings.com. Podcast.
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Published on Sep 8, 2015 Ideas for organizing your Genealogy files, from the BYU Family History Library. 15 minutes. James L. Tanner
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Published on Feb 9, 2013 There are an ever increasing number of websites that contain digitized newspapers, which is excellent for genealogy and family history research. There are also an excellent collection of sites that include links that help you find where some of these digital collections can be found. This video helps you find where newspapers can be searched for free and without a subscription. 18 minutes. Kenneth R. Marks. Check out his website on newspapers: http://www.theancestorhunt.com/newspapers.html
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Published on Jan 30, 2014 (Presented Live: January 29, 2014" Intended Audience: Anyone interested in writing or publishing their research A beginner level program for anyone interested in publishing their research. Whether you are just starting your research or wrapping up years of genealogical investigation, you're probably thinking about how to share your findings with family, the greater genealogical community, and generations to come. Consider writing a book! This webinar will give a brief overview of the key steps to writing and publishing your family history. 1 hour, 2 minutes. Penny Stratton, NEHGS Publishing Directory
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Uploaded on Sep 30, 2011 The Google Genealogist: Utilizing the latest tools from Google to find your family history is part 1 of several parts. This webinar is slightly dated but is still a good starting point on how Google works and how you can use it. You are encouraged to watch all of webinars in sequence on how to use google for genealogy. There are 5 parts to the series, each is relatively short so they are easy to watch. Very informative. 10 minutes. Devin Ashby
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Published on Apr 22, 2015 Many people are interested in doing a DNA test but are not sure what tests are available or what the difference is between the various tests, so this presentation will give a detailed description of the 3 main types of DNA test. It will cover what each test will tell you, and what to do once you get your results. That way you can decide for yourself which test might be best to help answer the questions you have relating to your own family tree research. 56 minutes. Maurice Gleeson.
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Florida State Genealogical Society
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National Genealogical Society
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The Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan promotes and encourages research in Polish genealogy, as well as the preservation of historical materials which aid in the documentation of family histories. PGSM is dedicated to educating its members and the public on Polish genealogy, genealogical research methods and techniques, and the Polish culture.
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The primary purpose of the Brevard Genealogical Society is education of our membership and the public through training courses, workshops, and seminars on methods and standards of genealogical and historical research.
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To promote and stimulate knowledge and interest in the study of genealogy. To provide for exchange of information among members and assist members in their genealogical research. To assist members and non-members in educational programs and workshops in genealogy and family history. To enhance and increase the genealogical reference section of the Titusville Public Library. To encourage the indexing and maintaining of original genealogical material.
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Genealogical Society of North Brevard
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Membership Meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of each month except June, July and August at the Indian River Main Library located at 1600 21st Street in downtown Vero Beach, FL. Please check the Events page to confirm the date and meeting time.
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The mission of the Amelia Island Genealogical Society is to support its members and others in their efforts to learn about their family history, and to develop resources regarding the genealogy and history of Nassau County, Florida. The society sponsors an extensive course for new members interested in learning more about the genealogy process during January and February of each year. At monthly meetings of the society, the members take part in workshops, or listen to presentations on a variety of genealogical topics to increase their knowledge. We also have other unique programs, including tours of the old cemeteries in the area which we sponsor periodically. The society maintains a large collection of genealogy material at the Fernandina Branch of the Nassau County Public Library for public use.
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We are an active genealogical community dedicated to the research and preservation of family history of Durham and Orange counties. We provide research assistance and educational opportunities to our members and the public through outreach programs, monthly meetings, newsletters, and forums.
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Researching our family history is a fun and exciting journey with many rewards. Members of Englewood Genealogical Society of Florida, Inc. (EGSF) are at different levels of research, from the beginner to the advanced.
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The purpose of the Flint Genealogical Society is to encourage, aid and share research information. We strive to promote and educate others interested in genealogy, and to procure, preserve, publish and distribute both genealogical and historical materials.
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Our catalog is available on this website to search our holdings. Our website contains databases of local death notices and obituaries (over 280,000); local municipal cemeteries (over 65,000); and a surname index to Ancestry, our quarterly journal with over 100,000 entries.
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The Pima County Genealogy Society, located in Tucson, Arizona, was established in July 2011. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to helping you discover more about your heritage. Our mission is to: Promote genealogy and family history research. Help our members learn about genealogy and how to apply that knowledge to uncover their personal family history. Collect, preserve and disseminate genealogical, biographical, and historical knowledge and information. Encourage the affiliation of people interested in the pursuit of their ancestral heritage. Host and participate in meetings, seminars, and events to raise public interest in genealogy and in the Pima County Genealogy Society.
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The mission of this corporation shall be to enhance understanding and appreciation of ethnic and cultural diversity within the community through the study of family history by maintaining a library for worldwide research and by providing educational opportunities to all interested persons.
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This organization shall promote genealogy and educational work in a professional manner, shall encourage and instruct its members in genealogical research through careful documentation, and shall maintain quality genealogical standards.
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Welcome to the official website of The Villages Genealogical Society, the largest Society of its type in the State of Florida. We have served The Villages in the Central Florida Counties of Sumter, Lake and Marion since our founding in 1993. Our purpose, as stated in our By-Laws, is “to promote and stimulate knowledge and interest in the study of genealogy; to provide for exchange of information among members; and to provide educational programs and workshops that will assist our members in their genealogical research.”
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Website and Organization Management Tools for Non-Programmers.
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