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”


 Our Societies greatest concern is for the health and safety of our members, volunteers, guests and speakersDue to COVID-19 all in person meetings and labs are cancelled until further notice. 

The  Alvin Sherman Library is currently open to the general public. Masks and social distancing is required. Visit the Genealogical Collection located on the fourth floor. For library hours, directions and more click here.

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GSBC invites you to our free virtual live webinar... Join us from anywhere!

Sunday, February 06, 2022

"Building a More Inclusive Family Association, Family Tree, and History."

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Program 

Eastern Time (US and Canada) via Zoom 


A DNA Surprise! The presentation will look at how one family association (the Joseph Vick Family Association of America, Inc.) is attempting to correct its family tree and history by including African American family members who have been left out. Both documentary and DNA evidence is being used to correct past mistakes.

Presented by Larry VickLarry is the Treasurer-Registrar of the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County and a past librarian of the Society.  He is also a director of the Joseph Vick Family of America as well as the Association’s newsletter editor and DNA committee chair.  Additionally, Larry is the administrator of the VICK Surname DNA Project at Family Tree DNA as well as a co-administrator of the Q Nordic Y-DNA project at FTDNA. Finally, he was one of six 23andme Ancestry Ambassadors.


Registration Required:

   Step 1: Click this link:  gsbc/feb062022/event/registration

   Step 2:  After registering you will receive a confirmation link to join the webinar. 


          Program Technical Support: Email Sarah Divine or Jamie Segno 


Note: There will not be a handout. The speaker will provide participants with his email address to request a copy of the presentation in PDF form. This presentation will be recorded for members only and posted to the GSBC website.


At 1:30 PM, there will be a GSBC General Meeting, where a prize drawing will be held for members only.  The presentation will begin at 2:00 pm and end at 3:00 pm followed by questions and answers.

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An organization dedicated to supporting genealogical societies and individual members.


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GSBC hopes to continue to develop new and interesting areas for you to search your family history.
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us help others in their pursuit of family history or research. 
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