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DAR and Revolutionary War Gunsmith Thomas Earle
Sunday, October 2
DAR and Revolutionary War Gunsmith Thomas Earle
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada) via Zoom

   The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. 

   Speaker Nancy Wyman documented many generations of her family tree before discovering she had Revolutionary War Patriot ancestors. She will present the story of her genealogical journey and how that work was enriched by her DAR membership.  Of particular interest is one of her ancestors from Massachusetts – a gunsmith named Thomas Earle who built a rifle for George Washington.

   Presented by Nancy Wyman, GSBC Member, Current President of Jewish Genealogy Society of Broward County, Past Regent of the Major William Lauderdale Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, which she joined in 2008. Nancy is a real estate agent. She especially loves helping others with their family trees.

 

Registration Required:

   Step 1: Click this link: gsbcfl/oct022022/event/registration

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

 

Zoom Technical Support: Email Sarah Divine sf787@nova.edu or Jamie Segno js1830@nova.edu 

 
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 followed by questions and answers.


GSBC - Broward County Historic Preservation Board - 46th Annual Pioneer Day
Saturday, October 15
GSBC - Broward County Historic Preservation Board - 46th Annual Pioneer Day
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Wilton Manors Hagen Park Community Center - 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors

 

Join us in-person on Saturday to Honor our very own GSBC Member, Carnell Gadson, former Vice-President and Program Chair 2018-2021 (3-1/2 years).

Carnell came to Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida in 1976 from Steubenville, Ohio after serving on active duty in the United States Navy for 3.5 years.  While living in Florida, he served in the United States Naval Reserve Construction Battalion in Miami Lakes for 2.5 year! He worked for Bellsouth/AT&T from 1981-1988 and Broward County Government from 1989 to 2018. He retired on March 31, 2018.

  • Education: 3/76-5/78 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Fort Lauderdale College, 7/79-7/81 Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Nova University and 6/82-12/83 Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Fort Lauderdale College
  • Volunteer work: AARP Driver Safety Volunteer Instructor since 2018, AARP Smart DriverTek Volunteer Instructor since 2020, Mount Hermon AME Church School Teacher/Volunteer, Summer Lake Single Family Homes HOA President, Past Volunteer of Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Mount Hermon AME Church Men's Christian Fellowship Prison Ministry Volunteer
  • Memberships: Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, FamilySearch.org, Find A Grave, Florida State Genealogical Society (FSGS), GenealogyBank.com, Genealogy.Com, Georgia Genealogy Society (GBS), Georgia Technology Authority, Genealogical Society of Broward County Florida (GSBCFL), Legacy Family Tree Webinars,   MyHeritage, National Archives Catalog, National Genealogical Society (NGS), Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society
  • Hobbies: Reading, Working Out, Racket Sports of all types
Congratulations 2022 Pioneer Carnell Gadson!



Time Change
Sunday, November 6
Time Change
2:00 am to 12:00 pm
Set Clock Back
Adjust your clocks Saturday night!
Daylight Saving Time ends
on Sunday, November 6, 2022,
at 2:00 A.M.
At this time, we “fall back” one hour! 


New developments on MyHeritage
Sunday, November 6
New developments on MyHeritage
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada) via Zoom
Daniel Horowitz, will update participants on the MyHeritage online genealogy platform with web, mobile, and software products and services. Users of the platform can obtain their family trees, upload and browse through photos, search through over 14 billion historical records, and use their DNA testing service. The service supports 42 languages and has more than 50 million users worldwide who have built around 52 million family trees. The company is headquartered in Israel. 
 
Daniel Horowitz is Genealogy and Translation Manager of MyHeritage.com. Dedicated to Genealogy since 1986, Daniel was the teacher and the study guide editor of the family history project "Searching for my Roots" in Venezuela for 15 years. He was a board member of The International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies (IAJGS) for 10 years, now is involved in several digitization projects, and holds a board-level position at The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA). Since 2006 Daniel has been working at MyHeritage liaising with genealogy societies, bloggers, and media, as well as lecturing and attending conferences around the world. 
 

Registration Required:

   Step 1: Click this link: gsbcfl/nov062022/event/registration

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

 

Zoom Technical Support: Email Sarah Divine sf787@nova.edu or Jamie Segno js1830@nova.edu 

 

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 followed by questions and answers.




Creating the Next Generation of Family Historians
Sunday, December 4
Creating the Next Generation of Family Historians
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada) via Zoom

   Discover fun and engaging ways to instill the love of family history and genealogy in your young children and grandchildren.

   Presented by Tamara HalloEducator, Librarian and Genealogist with professional experience in lecturing, researching, document retrieval and evidence analysis. www.hallogenealogyservised.com 

 

Registration Required:

   Step 1: Click this link: gsbcfl/dec042022/event/registration 

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

 

Zoom Technical Support: Email Sarah Divine sf787@nova.edu or Jamie Segno js1830@nova.edu 

 
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 followed by questions and answers.



Sunday, January 8, 2023
Why, When, Where, How, and Who: Hiring a professional to Help with your Research
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Speaker Annette Burke Lyttle Heritage Detective, LLC
 
2nd Sunday of the month



Sunday, February 5, 2023
Why They Left, Where They Went, and What Their Journeys Can Reveal
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Speaker Pam Vestal, Generations Genealogy



Sunday, March 5, 2023
To Be Announced
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Speaker John Beatty, Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library


Time Change
Sunday, March 12, 2023
Time Change
2:00 am to 12:00 pm
Set Clock Forward
Adjust your clocks Saturday night!
Daylight Saving Time begins
on Sunday, March 12, 2023,
at 2:00 A.M.
At this time, we "spring forward" one hour!



Sunday, April 2, 2023
To Be Announced
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
TBA



Sunday, May 7, 2023
Letters Home
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
GSBC members share family letters from service members.
 



Sunday, June 11, 2023
Probate in Broward County
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Probate in Broward County by Pam R. Paschke
 
2nd Sunday of the month



Sunday, July 9, 2023
To Be Announced
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
TBA
 
2nd Sunday of the month



Sunday, August 6, 2023
To Be Announced
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
 
Summer Break No Meeting!



Sunday, September 10, 2023
To Be Announced
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Truckee Meadows Community College Reference and Genealogy Librarian Suzanne Malek

 

2nd Sunday of the month