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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.
 

 
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Proud to partner with the Leesburg Public Library
in offering genealogy and family history programs.
 
 
 

 


Exploring Ancestry Tools for DNA Analysis

Saturday, 10 October
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Interactive via Zoom
 
Explore the various tools provided by Ancestry® to assist in analyzing and evaluating your DNA matches. Learn about the more common tools, as well as some that are lesser known and under-utilized. Come away with strategies that combine these tools to achieve your research goals. 
 
Debbie Smyth is a professional genealogist and educator. She holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and is owner of Oak Trails Genealogy Services, LLC. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and is President of the Suncoast Genealogical Society. She specializes in DNA, midwestern and southern states, lineage society applications, and research methodology.
 
Non-members: Email ContactUs@Kinseekers.org for the Zoom link.

 


Cemetery Crowdsourcing

Saturday, 17 October
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  (NOTE: This is a time change!)
Live Webinar (Presentation portion will be recorded)
 
Cemeteries can provide genealogists with clues that exist nowhere else. This talk explores the future of cemetery research – including BillionGraves, FindAGrave, and other apps and databases – highlighting different strategies and approaches to make the most out of cemetery research.
 
 
Michael Cassara is a professional genealogist and speaker who holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. He also serves on the board for the Italian Genealogical Group. He has presented at RootsTech, the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, and the Association of Professional Genealogists' (APG) Professional Management Conference. He resides in New York City.
 
Non-members: Email ContactUs@Kinseekers.org for the Zoom link.



Genealogy Jumpstart!

Tuesdays, 20 Oct - 17 Nov
10:00 - 11:30 via Zoom          
Interactive 5-part series.
 
Attend some or all.
Open to Everyone! (Free)     
 
Back by popular demand! 
New to genealogy? Want help starting? This free and friendly five-part series is for you!  Learn how to research your family history and jumpstart your genealogy>
 
Members: Tell your friends about this opportunity!
Non-Members: Email ContactUs@Kinseekers.org for the Zoom link. 



Family Tree Maker 2019 Classes

 
Second and Third Fridays at 10:00 am
Led by Roger Goddard
 
Next session is 9 October 2020     
 
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. 
 
 

 
 
 


WikiTree Discussion Group

     
 
Third Mondays, at 1:30 pm
Led by Debi Hoag
 
Next session 19 October 2020
 
 
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. 
 
 
 
 

 


Latest News
Covid-19
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.)
AT - A - GLANCE
Board Meeting
Friday, 2 Oct
10:30 - 11:30 via Zoom
Members Welcome
Genealogy Chat
Monday, 5 Oct
1:30-2:30 via Zoom
Topic: Organizing Digital Files
Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
Family Tree Maker Class
Friday, 9 Oct
10:00 - 11:30 via Zoom
Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
DNA Program
Saturday, 10 October
10:30 - 11:30 via Zoom
"Exploring Ancestry® Tools for DNA Analysis"
with Debbie Smyth

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
Family Tree Maker Class
Friday, 16 Oct
10:00 - 11:30 via Zoom
Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
October Webinar
Saturday, 17 Oct
1:30 - 3:00 via Zoom
"Cemetery Crowdsourcing"
with Michael Cassara

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
WikiTree Discussion Group
Monday, 19 Oct
1:30 - 2:30 via Zoom
Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
Genealogy Jumpstart
Tuesday, 20 Oct
10:00 - 11:30 via Zoom
Five-part Series
Session One:
Getting Started

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
Genealogy Jumpstart
Tuesday, 27 Oct
10:00 - 11:30 via Zoom
Five-part Series
Session Two:
Census Records

Non-members: email us for Zoom link.
November Webinar
Saturday, 14 Nov
10:30 - 11:30
"Caring for Your
Family Tree"
with Diana Elder

Non-members: email us for the Zoom link.
DNA Program
Saturday, 21 Nov
1:30 - 3:00
"A Double Adoption DNA Case Study"
with Megan Lee