Society Past Events

Current year events can be found at Society Calendar.

2021 Events 

General Meetings for 2021 were suspended starting in February due to COVID. The meeting rooms at the Library remain closed for the remainder of the year.  The Executive Committee scheduled several webinars in April and May.

  • January 23, 2021 – J Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA – “Making Those Early Census Records Talk”.  Recorded webinar.
  • April 24, 2021 – Jeanne Bloom – “Give Me Your Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free: Immigration and Naturalization”.  A recorded webinar.  An email with a link to registration was sent to all members on April 6.
  • May 22, 2021 – Gena Philibert-Ortega – “The Anatomy of BMD: What You Don’t Know About Vital Records”.  A recorded webinar.

2020 Events

  • January 18, 2020 – Jim Vearil –  “Spanish Land Grants in Florida”
  • February 8, 2020 – David McFee – How to Organize and Digitize Your Family Archive of Photos, Film, Slides, Tapes and Documents”.  (Date changed to avoid conflict with primary voting.)
  • March 21, 2020 – CANCELLED.  Library closed as part of the COVID-29 closures. Peter Mullen – “History of the 1918-1920 Spanish Flu Pandemic”.
  • April 18, 2020 – CANCELLED. Library closed as part of the COVID-19 closures. Denise Olson – “Digital Disaster Planning”.
  • May 16, 2020 – CANCELLED. Library closed as part of the COVID-19 closures. Clyde and Kathy Stickney – “Finding More About Your Ancestors Thru Newspapers”.
  • June 20, 2020 – CANCELLED. Library meeting rooms remain closed. Miles Meyer – “Family History Guide”
  • July 18, 2020 – CANCELLED.  Library meeting rooms remain closed.  SAGS 31st Birthday Celebration
  • August 15, 2020 – No meeting.  Summer break.
  • September 26, 2020 – NEW DATE.  C. Ann Staley – FamilySearch Website Demystified (webinar).
  • October 10, 2020 – CANCELLED. Library meeting rooms remain closed. Family History Faire or Member Presentation (Date changed to avoid conflict with Library calendar.)
  • November 14, 2020 – CANCELLED. Library meeting rooms remain closed. (Date changed to avoid conflict with Thanksgiving).
  • December 19, 2020 – CANCELLED. Christmas Party.

2019 Events

  • Jan 19, 2019 – Miles Meyer – “Tour of Online European Archives”
  • Feb 16, 2019 – Marie Santry – “Who’s Your Daddy: When Original Records Lead You Astray”
  • Mar 16, 2019 – Webinar Presentation or Ancestry Road Show (15-min member presentations)
  • Apr 27, 2019 – Denise Olson – “Family Search – Where Families Live Forever”
  • May 18, 2019 – Lori Smith Miranda – “Let me Weave You a Story – Genealogical Synchronicity & Family Patterns”
  • June 15, 2019 – Michael Ports – “First Creek War (1813-1814) and Second Creek War (1836-1837)”
  • July 20, 2019 – SAGS Birthday Party. Presentation by Charles Tingley, Senior Research Librarian, the St. Augustine Historical Society Research Library
  • Aug – Summer Break NO MEETING
  • Sept 21, 2019 – Margaret Nicholson – Mastering the Art of DNA Cousin Identification & Mark Olsen, Family Tree Maker Ambassador – FTM2019
  • Oct 19, 2019 – Family History Faire
  • November 16, 2019 – Denise Olson – “Research and Honor Your Military Ancestors with Fold3”
  • December 14, 2019 – (2nd Saturday) Christmas Lunch.  We will meet at Beaches at Vilano at 11:30 am.  Please RSVP to sags.communications@yahoo.com to let us know you are coming!  Happy Holidays!

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