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!
 

 
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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!
 

 
MEMBERS: We have a new bonus program, a Best Practices Study Group! Visit the Members Only page to learn more and register. 
 

 
MEMBERS: If you didn't receive the November Update, please check you spam folder.
 
 

 

DECEMBER PROGRAM

Sense of Place: Landmarks and Genealogy
Saturday, 11 Dec via Zoom
10:30 am - 11:45 am (Meet & Greet starts at 10:15)
Live Webinar. Free and open to all.  
 
How can the statues, street names, storefronts, and other landmarks in our ancestors' communitites help us further our genealgoy and family history? You may be surprised!
 
This energetic and engaging presentation will have you looking at landmarks in a new way. Discover the family history clues that can be found in the physical surroundings that populated an ancestor's town or neighborhood.
 
Kathleen Kaldis is a professional genealogist and speaker. She holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. She has worked as a genealogist at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants and New England Historical and Genealogical Society. Kathleen specializes in lineage and forensic research.
 
REGISTER HERE
 
Our Annual Membership Meeting will be held in conjunction with the program. A short portion will be conducted prior to the presentation, followed by a member discussion period following the program's Q & A session.
 

 

NEW! MILITARY RECORDS SIG

Military Records Special Interest Group (SIG)
1st Mondays, 1:30 - 2:30 (Eastern Time) via Zoom
Led by KB Barcomb
 
Researching a U.S. military ancestor? Not sure how to read a specific military record? Don't know what an acronym or abbreviation means? Want to learn more about military record collections? This SIG is here to help!
 
Bring your questions or, better yet, submit them ahead of time to ContactUs@Kinseekers.org. (Please place "Military Record SIG" in the subject line.)
 
Each month includes a short discussion on a particular military record collection or resource. This month's topic is the Military Medical Records & Resources.
 
Next session: Monday, 6 Dec.
 
Open to members and non-members. REGISTER here
 
 

 

MONTHLY FAMILY TREE MAKER SIG

Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group (SIG)
2nd Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 (Eastern Time) via Zoom
Led by Roger Goddard
 
Do you use Family Tree Maker software? This group is for you! 
 
Bring your questions. Share tips & techniques. All levels welcome.
 
Open to members and non-members.
 
Next session: Wednesday, 8 Dec.
 
Non-members:
Email ContactUs@Kinseekers.org for link
 
 
 


WikiTree Special Interest Group

3rd Mondays, 1:30 - 2:30 (Eastern Time) via Zoom
(On hiatus for December 2021)
 
 
 
Join us for a WikiTree discussion every month. 
WikiTree.com is a free world-wide collaborative family tree. 
 
Led by Debi Hoag, a WikiTree ambassador and project leader with over 20 years of research experience. 
 
Next Session: Monday, 17 Jan
 
 
 
 


Latest News
Virtual
Programs are currently virtual (thru Jun 2022).
Support our Programming
MEMBERS:
We've updated our Member Perks!
(Found in the Members Only section.)
COMING SOON!
A series of free
Family Tree Maker classes will begin in January.
Stay tuned!
Best Practices Study Group
Members: Visit the
'Members Only'
page to learn
more and register.
NOV Webinar Recording
The recording of "Researching Your Grand Army of the Republic Ancestors" is posted in Members Only.
It's available
thru 13 Jan.
AT - A - GLANCE
(Events are Eastern Time)
Study Group (Members Only)
Monday, 22 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm
via Zoom
(Must be a study group member)
Military Records Group
Monday, 6 Dec
1:30-2:30
via Zoom
Open to all!
Family Tree Maker Group
Wed, 8 Dec
10:00 - 11:00
via Zoom
Open to all.
Board Meeting
Friday, 10 Dec
10:30 - 11:30
via Zoom

Members Welcome!
December Program
Saturday, 11 Dec
10:30 - 11:45
"Sense of Place" with Kathleen Kaldis

via Zoom
Open to all!
WikiTree Discussion Group
Monday, 17 Jan
1:30 - 2:30
via Zoom
Topic: TBD
Open to all