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.

Register to Win a LLLC Scholarship

The VGS Scholarship Committee is offering two scholarships to the Life Long Learning College (LLLC).
 
To be eligible, recipients must be a member of VGS.  The scholarships are to be used only for genealogy courses offered at the LLLC during the fall or winter sessions.  A list of genealogy courses being offered may be found in the LLLC catalog or HERE on our website. 
 
The value of each scholarship is up to $60.00.  The recipient must pay for the qualified course and turn in a paid receipt to the VGS Treasurer for reimbursement not greater than $60.00. The scholarships are non-transferable and class registration must be completed by December 31, 2014.
 
Two alternate names will be drawn in case the winning recipient(s) do not comply or use the scholarships for the required time period.
The two winning scholarships will be drawn at the VGS September general meeting.  You do not need to be in attendance at the general meeting to win.  Winners will be notified by email and their names will be published in the October VGS Newsletter.
   
Entry is free! Deadline for entries is 6:00 PM September 19, 2014
Please, only one entry per Member. 

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For questions about the onboard genealogy lectures contact Pat at: president@vgsfl.org
 

COMING EVENTS
Monday, Sep. 8th
Family Tree Maker Users SIG Meeting
at 1:00 pm
Wednesday, Sep. 10th
Board of Directors Meeting
at 1:30 pm
Thursday, Sep. 11th
German Genealogy SIG Meeting
at 9:30 am

FACTS
Be sure to look at several families before and after the family you are researching. These people are most likely the friends or family of your ancestor. Many lived in the same community very near each other.
FEDERAL Land States were created from public domain, land the United States bought or acquired. The land was divided into territories as it became populated. Survey is done according to the rectangular system.