THE CITRUS TREE
Website of The Citrus County Genealogical Society
We encourage anyone in the Citrus County, Florida area to come and join us.
The meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month (except February and December) at 10:oo am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints in Lecanto. Guests are always welcome. We sponsor great speakers and helpful education on many Genealogy subjects. Our programs are great for either beginners or experienced genealogists. Our yearly Seminar is held in February and there is no meeting in December. View information on upcoming programs and speakers, below.--- View directions to our meeting location. Look into becoming a member.
April 14 - “Genealogy Photos: Organizing, Managing and Enhancing”
The speaker will be Bob Bryan from the Pinellas County Genealogical Society. He will demonstrate how to:
All this can be done using Picasa, the powerful free program from Google.
May 12 – “Tracing Immigrant Ancestors”
A webinar on CD presented by Lisa Alzo, a teacher of online genealogy courses for Family Tree University and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.
America is a nation of immigrants, comprised of people who left home to find a better life for themselves and their families. Tracking down your immigrant ancestors can often be a daunting task.
This session will show you tips and tricks for locating and searching passenger lists and other key immigration documents both on and offline to help you trace your roots.
June 9 ––“They WERE here - Where did they go? Using state and county border changes and migration routes to trace ancestors”
This presentation by Jackie Reiss, a local genealogy instructor, consists of two parts.
During the formative years of our country, borders of states and counties were fluid. Because of boundary changes, it was possible for a person to be enumerated in different towns, counties or states but have never moved. It is also possible that records for your ancestor may exist in more than one county/state. Several examples will be used to demonstrate the effect of those changes.
The second part of the presentation will focus on the major migration routes that were used by our ancestors who were searching for cheaper land and a new start.
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