The Villages Genealogical Society
Welcome to The Villages
Genealogical Society
Promoting and stimulating knowledge and interest
in the study of genealogy
"It's Another Beautiful Day in The Villages"
Member: Florida State Genealogical Society & Federation of Genealogical Societies
You must be a member to attend any of our events.

Preserve the Pensions
 
The Villages Genealogical Society continues on their $5,000 Matching Grant campaign for the Preserve the Pensions - War of 1812 Fundraising Project.  In the July, the Federation of Genealogical Societies has announced a new campaign to raise $1812 a day during July. We ask each member, if you have not already donated, to consider an $18.12 donation.
 
You can donate HERE.
 
Read more on how to Celebrate the Second Revolution
One of our members, Nancy Heydt, donated both of her recent 50/50 winnings to this campaign.
 

Cruise Info Logo
 
 
For questions about the onboard genealogy lectures contact Pat at: seminar@vgsfl.org

COMING EVENTS
Friday, Aug. 8th
Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting
at 10:00 am
Monday, Aug. 11th
Family Tree Maker Users SIG Meeting
at 1:00 pm
Thursday, Aug. 14th
German Genealogy SIG Meeting
at 9:30 am

FACTS
Prepare a census timeline before you begin. Review what you will find in the census you are searching. Work backwards from the most recent census. Expect spelling and age variations.
When writing to a relative for information, make specific requests. Don't ramble! Offer to share your information.