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Kinseekers Genealogical Society of Lake County Florida
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Saturday, December 21
DNA SIG  (Special Interest Group)
9:15 am to 10:15 am
meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
This discussion group is for those interested in genetic genealogy and using DNA to learn more about your family history.  Discussion is driven by member questions. 


Saturday, December 21
December Program  (Meet-Up & Program)
10:30 am
Meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
 
"The Secret Census"
What can you discover about your ancestors through the U.S. Census?  Various editions of the census recorded information on addresses, value of homes or rent paid, citizenship, occupations, family ages and relationships, and much more.
 
Presenter:  Tom Wilcox
Staff Genealogist and Adult Services Librarian for the Leesburg Public Library.


Saturday, December 21
WikiTree SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Tech Room, Leesburg Public Library
 
This group is for those interested in WikiTree.com, the world's free and collaborative online family tree. Attendees look at how to effectively use the site for family history and use its built-in tools to aid traditional and DNA driven genealogical research. From novice to expert, all are welcome. Bring a laptop or tablet. 


Saturday, December 28
Photo & Document Scanning  (Assistance)
Meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
 
Mark your calendar for this opportunity to have your treasured family photos and documents digitized. More details coming soon.



Saturday, January 18, 2020
January Program  (Meet-Up & Program)
10:30 am
Meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
 
"Doing a Deep Dive in Ancestry's Collections"
Filling our a search form on Ancestry only returns a small percentage of the records available on the site. Learn how to search on Ancestry so you can find all records your ancestors may be mentioned in.
 
Presenter:  Annette Burke Lyttle 
Professional genealogist and national speaker.  Asst. Editor, National Genealogical Society Quarterly; Graduate, Professional Genealogy Study Group; Coordinator, 2015-2019 Association of Professional Genealogists Conferences; Vice President - Villages Genealogical Society.



Saturday, February 15, 2020
February Program  (Meet-Up & Program)
Meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
 
"DNA Double Header"
(more details to come)
 
Presenter:  Megan Lee
Professional genetic genealogist and lecturer. Certificate in Genetic Genealogy from Excelsior College; Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston U; Graduate, Professional Genealogy Study Group; Board Member - Southern CA Genealogical Society.



Saturday, March 21, 2020
March Program  (Meet-Up & Program)
10:30 am
Meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
 
"Focusing Your Research"
You don't have to be a professional genealogist to work like one. Discover how organization, questions, and knowledge of records can help you become a better genealogist and researcher.
 
Presenter: Seema-Jayne Kenney
Professional genealogist and educator.  Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston U; Graduate, Professional Genealogy Study Group; Chair, 2020 New England Regional Genealogical Conference; Member, Association of Professional Genealogists; President - MA Genealgoical Society.



Saturday, April 18, 2020
April Program  (Meet-Up & Program)
Meeting Rooms A & B, Leesburg Public Library
 
"Thinking Outside the Index: Advanced Search Techniques" and "Write As You Go"
(More details to follow)
 
Presenter:  Elissa Scalise Powell
Certified Genealogist (CG®) and Certified Genealogical Lecturer (CGLSM).  Co-Director, Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh; 2012-2014 President of the Board for Certification of Genealogists; Instructor 2008-2016 for Boston U's Genealogical Research Certificate Program; Recipient, Association of Professional Genealogists 2017 Professional Achievement Award.



Saturday, May 16, 2020
May Program  (Meet-Up & Program)
10:30 am
Meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
 
To Be Announced
 
Presenter:  To Be Announced



Saturday, June 20, 2020
June Program  (Meet-Up & Program)
10:30 am
Meeting Room A, Leesburg Public Library
 
"Voices from the Past: Finding Stories Beneath the Data"
You've searched for sources and have all these documents about your ancestors, but what stories about your ancestors do they reveal? Using these sources, you can discover who they were, where they lived, and sometimes even more about their lives. It's surprising what they can tell.
 
Presenter:  Suzy Burlock 
Experienced family history researcher and genealogy enthusisast, blogger, and story-teller.