Tomorrow! September 10, 2022 SAGS General Meeting

“Final Resting Places”

Our speaker will be Mr. Charles Tingley who will discuss “Final Resting Places”.

This program will discuss the various types of cemeteries that you may find while searching for ancestors. St. Johns County cemeteries are used as examples of the types of final resting places found anywhere in the country.

Mr. Tingley is the Senior Research Librarian at the St. Augustine Historical Society. There he assists persons researching grave sites and burial records on a daily basis. He has been the President of the Friends of the Huguenot Cemetery for over a decade. This program was originally presented several years ago at the Tomb It May Concern symposium hosted by the Florida Public Archaeological Network. 

The meeting will be at the St. Johns County Public Library Southeast Branch at 1:00pm on Saturday, September 10, 2022. Light refreshments will be available. If you would like to bring some too, that would be great.

Information on all events can be found on the Society Calendar.

September 10, 2022 SAGS General Meeting

“Final Resting Places”

Our speaker will be Mr. Charles Tingley who will discuss “Final Resting Places”.

This program will discuss the various types of cemeteries that you may find while searching for ancestors. St. Johns County cemeteries are used as examples of the types of final resting places found anywhere in the country.

Mr. Tingley is the Senior Research Librarian at the St. Augustine Historical Society. There he assists persons researching grave sites and burial records on a daily basis. He has been the President of the Friends of the Huguenot Cemetery for over a decade. This program was originally presented several years ago at the Tomb It May Concern symposium hosted by the Florida Public Archaeological Network. 

The meeting will be at the St. Johns County Public Library Southeast Branch at 1:00pm on Saturday, September 10, 2022. Light refreshments will be available. If you would like to bring some too, that would be great.

Information on all events can be found on the Society Calendar.

July 9, 2022 General Meeting Cancelled

Library Closed

The good news is the Library is getting a new air conditioner!

The bad news is that the installation is on July 9 so the Library is closed and our meeting is cancelled.

Charles Tingley’s presentation of “Final Resting Places” will be at our next meeting on on September 10.

Enjoy your summer!

Too see all meetings, visit the Society Calendar.

July 9, 2022 SAGS General Meeting

“Final Resting Places”

Our speaker will be Mr. Charles Tingley who will discuss “Final Resting Places”.

This program will discuss the various types of cemeteries that you may find while searching for ancestors. St. Johns County cemeteries are used as examples of the types of final resting places found anywhere in the country.

Mr. Tingley is the Senior Research Librarian at the St. Augustine Historical Society. There he assists persons researching grave sites and burial records on a daily basis. He has been the President of the Friends of the Huguenot Cemetery for over a decade. This program was originally presented several years ago at the Tomb It May Concern symposium hosted by the Florida Public Archaeological Network. 

The meeting will be at the St. Johns County Public Library Southeast Branch at 1:00pm on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Light refreshments will be available. If you would like to bring some too, that would be great.

June 11 General Meeting Reminder

Adventures with FindAGrave.com

Find a Grave is a website that allows the public to search and add to an online database of cemetery records. It is owned by Ancestry.com.  Find a Grave is a volunteer project. People add information to the site by walking a cemetery and taking pictures, or from obituaries or other records. 

Pat is a member of our Society and in the last several years has done extensive work in local cemeteries and contributing to Find A Grave and our website, SAGSSupport.org.  Originally from Michigan, she worked in Accounting & Finance before retiring to Florida.

Light refreshments will be available.  If you would like to bring some too that would be great.

June 11 General Meeting

Adventures with FindAGrave.com

Find a Grave is a website that allows the public to search and add to an online database of cemetery records. It is owned by Ancestry.com.  Find a Grave is a volunteer project. People add information to the site by walking a cemetery and taking pictures, or from obituaries or other records. 

Pat is a member of our Society and in the last several years has done extensive work in local cemeteries and contributing to Find A Grave and our website, SAGSSupport.org.  Originally from Michigan, she worked in Accounting & Finance before retiring to Florida.

Light refreshments will be available.  If you would like to bring some too that would be great.

April 9 General Meeting Reminder

A reminder that our April General Meeting will be tomorrow, Saturday, April 9 at 1:00pm at the Southeast Branch of the St. Johns Public Library.

Ann Staley from Jacksonville will talk about the 1950 census, released to the public just a few days ago.  How is it different from prior censuses?  How do you access it and use it?
 
This event is open to the public and will be available online as well as in person.  There will be refreshments for those attending in person.  If you would like to bring some too that would be great.

 The meeting will be at the Southeast Branch of the St. Johns Public Library at 6670 US 1 South, St. Augustine, FL 32086. The meeting starts at 1:00pm. Check-in starts at 12:45.

April 9 General Meeting

Ann Staley from Jacksonville will talk about the 1950 census, released to the public just a few days ago.  How is it different from prior Censuses?  How do you access it and use it?

This event is open to the public and will be available online as well as in person.  There will be refreshments for those attending in person.  If you would like to bring some too that would be great.

Here is the link to the Zoom meeting:

Topic: St Augustine Genealogical Society – Meeting
Time: Apr 9, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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