Kinseekers Genealogical Society of Lake County Florida
Kinseekers Genealogical Society of Lake County Florida
Welcome to KINSEEKERS Genealogical Society
Family History connects us. 
To our ancestors. To who we are. To each other.
Genealogy is fun.  
It's the thrill of the hunt.  The joy of discovery.   
Join us. All experience levels welcome.
Scroll below to see details about upcoming programs!
Members: Look for program links in the Zoom Links section under Members Only.

Florida State Genalogical Society Logo 
Twitter Logo
  Leesburg Public Library logo
Proud to partner with the Leesburg Public Library
in offering genealogy and family history programs.

New to Zoom? Read our tips here: Zoom Orientation
If you would like one-on-one assitance with Zoom, email us! We want to help!

Member Bonus Workshop

Google My Maps: Building YOUR Customized Maps
A Hands-On Step-by-Step Workshop
Saturday, 27 February
Handouts and a Bonus Guide are in the Members Only Section, under Downloads.
This hands-on workshop is a special follow-up to our 13 Feb webinar.
Attendees will receive guided hands-on practice using Google My Maps via step-by-step exercises. Attendees will then have time to work on planning out their own customized maps. 
This workshop is a bonus event for our members. Not a member? Our dues are only $20 a year! 
Linda Debe is an IT professional with a passion for genealogy. She has 35 years of genealogical research experience with specific interests in maps, land records, and the digital organization of records. She is currently pursuing the Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. 

Family Tree Maker 2019 Classes

Second & Third Fridays, 10:00-11:30 
Led by Roger Goddard 
Family Tree Maker is the most widely used genealogy software. You will appreciate how tis intuitive program lets you easily grow your family tree with simple navigation, tree-building tools, and integrated Web searching, making it easier than ever to discover your family story, preserve your legacy and share your unique heritage. 
NON-MEMBERS: Email ContactUs@Kinseekers.org for the Zoom link. 


March Webinar

Saturday, 13 March
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Live Webinar via Zoom
Find A Grave is the world's largest gravesite collection, and it's free!  Every day, volunteers from across the world update information, post photographs, add new memorials, and help others make genealogical discoveries.  Join us for a guided tour through this amazing website and learn insider tips and tricks along the way!
Roger Goddard is a genealogist and professional educator with over 30 years of teaching experience. He specializes in helping others get the most out of online databases.
Non-members: Email ContactUs@Kinseekers.org for the Zoom link.

WikiTree Discussion Group

Bi-Monthly Third Mondays, at 1:30 pm
Led by Debi Hoag
Next session 15 March 2021
WikiTree.com is a free world-wide collaborative family tree. Discover how it can help you further your family history research. 
Non-Members:  Email ContactUs@Kinseekers.org for the Zoom link. 


Member Bonus Program

Brickwall Session w/a Certified Genealogist®   
Saturday, 20 March 1:30 - 3:00
This is one of our most popular programs.
Gain insights into solving brick walls with Certified Genealogist®, Mary Kircher Roddy. Members submit their brickwalls ahead of time, and Mary selects a few for review.
She discusses how she would approach them, sharing expert tips and tricks along the way. Learn methods, strategies, and resources to apply to your own brickwalls.
CG®'s are peer-reviewed and credentialed by the Board for Certified Genealogists.  Approximately 40% of the portfolios submitted result in certification. There are currently just over 250 CG's world-wide.

Latest News
Support our Programming
In-person events are currently suspended. All programs are virtual until further notice.
Webinar Recordings
These are in the Members Only section.
(Dependent on permission of speaker.)
Family Tree Maker Class
Friday, 19 Feb
10:00 - 11:30
via Zoom

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
Genealogy Chat
Monday, 1 Mar
1:30 - 2:30
via Zoom

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
Board Meeting
Wednesday, 3 Mar
10:30 - 11:30
via Zoom

Members Welcome
Family Tree Maker Class
Friday, 12 Mar
10:00 - 11:30 via Zoom

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
March Webinar
Saturday, 13 Mar
10:30 - 11:45
via Zoom
"Navigating Find-A-Grave Website"
with Roger Goddard

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
WikiTree Discussion Group
Monday, 15 March
1:30 - 2:30
via Zoom

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
Special Event: Brick Wall Session
Saturday, 20 Mar
1:30 - 3:00
via Zoom
Brick Wall Session with Certified Genealogist® Mary Kircher Roddy

Members Bonus Program
April Webinar
Saturday, 10 Aprr
10:30 - 11:45
via Zoom
"Finding Your WWI/II Ancestors Online"
with KB Barcomb

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
DNA Discussion
Saturday, 24 April
1:30 - 3:00 via Zoom
Topic TBA
May Webinar
Saturday, 8 May
10:30 - 11:45
via Zoom
"Dive Deeper Into FamilySearch
with Annette Burke Lyttle

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.