Genealogical Society of South Brevard County Florida
Genealogical Society of South Brevard
Genealogical Society of
South Brevard
P.O. Box 786
Melbourne, Florida
Welcome To GSSB!
The Genealogical Society of South Brevard (GSSB) provides resources, programs and materials for family historians.
Please explore our website and do come see us at our next meeting!  You can check out all our events on our event schedule.  If you have questions or need assistance feel free to email us at                 

Annual 2018 Valentine Conference
Saturday, February 17: Vero Beach, FL
PRESENTERS:  Rick and Pam Sayer, husband & wife team.  Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA, and Richard G. (Rick) Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA, are professional researchers, educators, authors, and lecturers specializing in records in the Washington, DC area, Missouri, western Penn., and Ohio. Both develop, coordinate, and teach courses for university-affiliated programs in genealogy. For more information go to Indian River Genealogical Society.  
Click below for the registration form:

2018 Indian River Genealogy Conference
April 14, 2018; 9am - 4:30pm; Vero Beach, Florida
The Indian River Genealogical Society and the Vero Beach Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Center will present the 2018 Indian River Genealogy  Conference on Sat., 14 Apr 20189:00am - 4:30pm, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,  located at 3980 12th Street, Vero Beach.  
In-person registration opens at 8:00 am and is free. Pre-registration is available.
The conference schedule includes four concurrent classes during each of our five 1-hour sessions. The topics cover the range from beginner to advanced family historians. There is an exhibit hall with more than a dozen exhibitors. Outside of the regularly scheduled classes, there will be one-on-one assistance available in the Family History Center and help in interpreting your DNA results.
Some topics that will be discussed include: Mapping Your Roots, The Everyday Life of Our Ancestors, Searching Newspapers Online, Enriching Family History Through Stories, Tools to Break Down Brick Walls, Lineage Societies, tips on using FamilySearch, and a presentation on the resources available in the Indian River County Main Library genealogy collection.

Melbourne Public Library; 540 Fee Ave.
Check out the programs available from the GSSB in February. A special panel discussion on February 14th to highlight various options and ideas on how Social Media can help you with developing your family history. Many options exist that you may not be aware of.
Come to the next meeting to explore how you might benefit from this new resource.  And don't overlook the French & Canadian Heritage Society meeting on February 19, offering a panel discussion on Sharing Resources. Hope to see you there!
Don't forget the upcoming VALENTINE Conference in Vero Beach, February 17!

If you haven't made your plans for March to attend the GSSB meetings and programs, do so now.
Both the GSB and FCHS are offering excellent programs and opportunities.
Click the flyers at left for more details, or go to the Events page below the Main Page at left. Programs are free to attendees, funded by the society.
We'll see you there!  

Melbourne Public Library; 540 Fee Ave.
April of 2018 promises to be a wonderful month for interesting programs. 
Set your schedules for both the GSSB program on April 11 and the FCHS meeting on April 16. 
We think you will definitely enjoy both topics and interaction with other interested members.  So don't make other plans, come see us at the Library... see you there!

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