Englewood Genealogical Society of Florida

Welcome to EGSFL

Researching our family history is a fun and exciting journey with many rewards.  Members of Englewood Genealogical Society of Florida, Inc. (EGSF) are at different levels of research, from the beginner to the advanced. Our meetings are held at Elsie Quirk Library (EQL) located at 100 W. Dearborn  Street, Englewood, FL. To help with our research, there are monthly meetings, September through May and eight Special Interest Groups (SIGs).  Timelines, our newsletter, is published quarterly with a lot of great research information for our members.
 
Our monthly meetings are held on the fourth (4th) Wednesday of the month, except May, November and December.   Meetings are held at Elsie Quirk Library, 100 East Dearborn St., Englewood FL, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., on the second floor, in the large meeting room.
   

Monthly meeting topics are designed to meet the research needs of the all members and guests.  Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are small groups designed to assist members in specialized research areas.
   
Our library has a wonderful collection of research materials for genealogists and is located on the 2nd floor near our meeting room.  EQL is also a satellite of the Family History Center. There is available a reader machine for reading microfilm ordered from the Family History Center.
Meetings are open to the public.
 


MONTHLY MEETING

 
 
 
October 25, 2017 
Speaker: Joanne Daerr Ryder
 
Topic:    Problem Solving in German Research

"I can't find him anywhere! There are no records!"  Learn some tips of where and how to look to begin to crumble the "brick wall" of your German ancestor.
 
Meeting is at Elsie Quirk Library 2nd floor in the large meeting room from 1:30-3:30 pm.
 


"Blog" News ....
 
The Genealogy Guys Podcast
(George Morgan and Drew Smith)  
Watch for George and Drew in their informative weekly podcast. Click here.

 


From Eastman Online (Dick Eastman):

Have you ever been confused with relationships?  Dick tells you about the Wolfram|Alpha search engine that can figure those relationships for you.  Not only does the search engine figure out the relationship, it diagrams it genealogically! Click here.https://blog.eogn.com/2016/08/29/new-genealogy-service-poised-to-fill-gap-in-genealogy-industry/
 



Upcoming Events
10/25/2017 - 1:30 pm
Problem Solving in German Research
Elsie Quirk Library Second Floor Large Meeting Room
11/01/2017 - 1:00 pm
EGSF BOARD MEETING
Elsie Quirk Library Meeting Room
11/06/2017 - 10:00 am
MAC/REUNION SIG
Elsie Quirk Library - Conference Room