Genealogical Society of Broward County
NGS 2016 - Superior Volunteer Award

Welcome Everyone!

The Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) welcomes you to our website.

Our efforts are dedicated to helping others in their search of family genealogy and history.

“We are here to help you find your ancestors”


NOTICE:  Our Societies greatest concern is for the health and safety of our members, volunteers, guests                                   and speakers. Due to COVID-19 all in person meetings have been cancelled until further notice.

GSBC is excited to invite you to our next free virtual online presentation. For upcoming programs click on  Event/Calendar section located on the left side of this page.

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Zoom Presentation

Learn how to use Ancestry’s database of popular genealogical records such as Census, Military, and Immigration.


Presented by

Alison Schlyen, Reference Librarian for the Broward County Main Library in Fort Lauderdale. Discover new strategies to enhance your genealogy searching.


Zoom is a popular tool for conducting online meetings, with support for video conferencing.  Prior to the meeting, participants must download the software from the Zoom website ( to their computer or download an app from App Store for access to their phone or tablet.  Also, one needs to sign up to set up an account with Zoom in order to attend this meeting at


Currently GSBC has scheduled the meeting in 2 parts. Please check back for updates, we are working on presenting this in one Part. Wish us luck!!

Part 1: Jun 14, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 734 8005 5252.   Password: 5JwBxd


Part 2: Jun 14, 2020 02:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 738 9252 3003.  Password: 2K17CM


We recommend joining the meeting 20 minutes prior to the 2:00PM meeting to ensure there are no connectivity issues. To reduce background noise, attendees are asked to either mute their microphone or wear earbuds or an audio headset and microphone when attending.
Our Society hopes to continue to develop new and interesting areas for you to search for your family history.
Suggestions and comments are appreciated from anyone who might have thoughtful insight that could help us help others in their pursuit of family history or research. Feel free to let us know your thoughts and share your ideas.  
Consider becoming a member to enhance your research and help others along the way.

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