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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Dec. Program: Holidays Around the World
Wednesday, December 12
Dec. Program: Holidays Around the World  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Christmas Celebration Program.  GSSB and FCHS will combine in December for the annual holiday program to celebrate the spirit of the season and our genealogy successes throughout the year. Please join us to highlight our diverse heritage and history that brings us together from around the world! Members are asked to bring heritage foods your ancestors may have eaten, such as a dish or desert from the home country.



Jan. Program: Advantages of Genealogy Interest Groups
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Jan. Program: Advantages of Genealogy Interest Groups  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
The January 2019 program is a rescheduled event following the cancellation of the October 15, 2018 program to accomodate library renovations. It will feature Mary Foxworthy, Diane Macgowan, and Donna Nightingale as presenters on The Advantages of Establishing and Joining a Genealogy Interest Group or "GIG." They will present some of the groups developed in Indian River G.S. that might benefit the GSSB.  
 


Winter Basic Genealogy Course
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 through Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Winter Basic Genealogy Course  (GSSB)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Genealogy 101 Winter Course: A seven week introduction to genealogy offered to anyone seeking to learn more about family history and genealogy research. The instructor is Marian Harrison. The seven classes are held on consecutive Wednesdays. The curriculum covers several topics and research information for participants such as internet use, free versus pay websites, personal histories, photography, census, military records, land records, wills, birth and death records, etc. This is a wonderful beginning for anyone with an interest in genealgy that needs a place to start learning. There is a nominal cost of $35 for the entire seven week course, which includes all materials plus an annual membership to the Genealogical Society of South Brevard. The membership will include several benefits such as publications and full access to the GSSB website. Participants may pre-register by contacting Marian by email or on the first day of class. Email Marian Harrison at utterrel@gmail.com for more details or if you have questions.
 


Jan. Program - Let's Use GEDmatch
Monday, January 21, 2019
Jan. Program - Let's Use GEDmatch  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
FCHS attendees will review GEDmatch to see how they might be related and to learn more about the DNA submission possibilities. Discussing tools for DNA genealogy and research.
 
 



Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Feb Program - Pending  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
GSSB Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 


2019 Annual Valentine's Seminar
Saturday, February 16, 2019
2019 Annual Valentine's Seminar  (GSSB)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, McAfee Hall, 520 Royal Palm Blvd, Vero Beach, FL
GSSB is co-sponsoring the Annual Valentine's Seminar on February 16, 2019 beginning at 9:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church, McAfee Hall, 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach, Florida.  The Seminar will run from 9 A.M. until 4 P.M. There are two speakers this year, Diahan Southard and Lisa Alzo.  Please mark your calendars and make plans to attend.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
 
 


Monday, February 18, 2019
Feb Program - Pending  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
FCHS Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 



Wednesday, March 13, 2019
March Program - Pending  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
GSSB Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 


Monday, March 18, 2019
March Program - Pending  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
FCHS Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 


Saturday, March 23, 2019
GSSB 45th Anniversary Open House  (GSSB)
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
OPEN HOUSE - The Genealogical Society of South Brevard will hold an an all day public Open House to celebrate another milestone of serving our members and the public with genealogy services and activities. Formed in 1974, we will celebrate 45 years on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Melbourne Public Library on Fee Avenue. The open house will be from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. so mark your calendar and come celebrate with us.
          There will be snacks and coffee for attendees and several activities, with volunteers available to speak with visitors about family history and talk about the many benefits of membership in the GSSB, including our monthly programs and special seminars and workshops sponsored by the GSSB. Research supplies will be available to hand out along with possible assistance completing special lookup requests. There will be a number of displays and interesting examples of the work of the members of the society.
          Attendees can take a guided tour of the GSSB Family History Resource Room within the library and obtain information about special resources accessible there. They will also learn how our volunteers assist researchers when they visit the library.  
 
 



Wednesday, April 10, 2019
April Program - Pending  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
GSSB Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 


Saturday, April 13, 2019
2019 Indian River Genealogy Conference (IRGS)  (Area Events)
9:30 am
3980 12th Street, Vero Beach, Florida
The IRGS and the Family History Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints, Vero Beach are sponsoring their third annual Indian River Genealogy Conference. This free one-day event will offer a wide range of speakers with topics to appeal to beginning to advanced genealogists and family historians. More details will be posted as they become available from IRGS.  


Monday, April 15, 2019
April Program - Pending  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
FCHS Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 



Wednesday, May 8, 2019
May Program - Pending  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
GSSB Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 


Monday, May 20, 2019
May Program - Pending  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
FCHS Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 



Wednesday, June 12, 2019
June Program - Pending  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
GSSB Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 


Monday, June 17, 2019
June Program - Pending  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
FCHS Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 



Monday, July 1, 2019 through Friday, August 31
July - August 2019 SUMMER BREAK  (GSSB)
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
SUMMER RESEARCH BREAK. There are no scheduled programs or activities for GSSB or FCHS during the annual July - August, 2019 research break.
 



Wednesday, September 4, 2019 through Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Fall Basic Genealogy Course  (GSSB)
6:30 pm to 7:34 pm
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
Genealogy 101 Fall Course: A seven week introduction to genealogy offered to anyone seeking to learn more about family history and genealogy research. The instructor is Marian Harrison. The seven classes are held on consecutive Wednesdays (evenings). The curriculum covers several topics and research information for participants such as internet use, free versus pay websites, personal histories, photography, census, military records, land records, wills, birth and death records, etc. This is a wonderful beginning for anyone with an interest in genealgy that needs a place to start learning. There is a nominal cost of $35 for the entire seven week course, which includes all materials plus an annual membership to the Genealogical Society of South Brevard. The membership will include several benefits such as publications and full access to the GSSB website. Participants may pre-register by contacting Marian by email or on the first day of class. Email Marian Harrison at utterrel@gmail.com for more details or if you have questions.
 


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Sept Program - Pending  (GSSB)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
GSSB Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 


Monday, September 16, 2019
Sept. Program - Pending  (French & Canadian Heritage)
9:30 am to 11:45 am
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
FCHS Program announcement will be made shortly once plans are finalized.
 
 



Saturday, October 12, 2019
Intermediate Research Class  (GSSB)
Melbourne Public Library Conference Room, 540 E. Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL
GSSB Intermediate Genealogy Course. Instructor Marian Harrison will teach an intermediate class for those who have some prior experience and knowledge of family history research and would like to begin to enhance this beyond the beginner course level. Course topics and times are pending and will be announced here once confirmed.  
Email Marian:  utterrel@gmail.com