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Upcoming Monthly Program
January General Monthly Meeting
In-Person at the Savannah Center or via Zoom
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024 / 10:00 a.m.
Featuring: Drew Smith
Drew Smith
Topic: Organizing Your Genealogy Research Process
The research process includes goals, questions, sources, information, evidence, and conclusions. Learn to use task management software, research logs, and other tools to keep track.
Speaker Bio: 
Drew Smith is an associate librarian emeritus at the University of South Florida Libraries in Tampa, specializing in genealogical research. He is the co-host of The Genealogy Guys Podcast and the host of the Genealogy Connection podcast, and founder and administrator of The Genealogy Squad Facebook group. He writes a regular productivity column for the Association of Professional Genealogists, and co-authored Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques.
For more details, and to register to attend, visit our Coming Events listing.



Admission to in-person meetings of The Villages Genealogy Society
is limited to VGS members and paid guests.
You must be a resident of The Villages, FL for membership.

Upcoming Events
December 7, 2023
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Eastern European Genealogy SIG Meeting
Coordinators:  Carol Myers & Marie Musialek  

December 8, 2023
10:11 am
Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting
Coordinators:  Sherry Bean and Diann LaRosa Topic:  TBA   SIG members will receive the meeting link via an email. You can also contact the coordinators, through ...

December 11, 2023
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Italian Special Interest Group Meeting
Coordinators: Laura Wright & Paul Coia  

December 12, 2023
2:30 pm to 4:20 pm
Preserving Family History SIG Meeting
  Topic:  How Our Ancestors Preserved Family History Coordinators:  Sharol Lewin & Nancy Schultz  

December 13, 2023
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Irish Genealogy SIG Meeting
  Topic:  TBA Coordinator:  Tom Voyles  
Facts and Tips
Remember to document everything you find on your ancestors. Undocumented genealogy is mythology!
[Basic Genealogy]

Evidence Negative: The lack of information in this source infers an answer to this question.
[Sources & Evidence]

The census records may contain a good clue to when a person obtained citizenship.