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Meetings and Classes 

The Society meets at the new Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, located at 1906 Bloomingdale Avenue adjacent to Bloomingdale Senior High School, the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

To see a list of other Florida genealogical events, visit the Florida State Genealogical Society's website.

Schedule of Upcoming BAGHS Meetings

January 12, 2016
6:30 PM

Bill Harris - Genealogical Holdings of the John F. Germany Library in downtown Tampa

Bill Harris is the new head of the Genealogical and Historical Department at the library.

Refreshments by Stan Heigert and Roberta Jordan

February 9, 2016
6:30 PM

Susan Paycer - Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Refreshments by Nedra Rich and Susan Paycer

March 8, 2016
6:30 PM

Stan Heigert - Understanding Estate Records II - Dowers Rights, Women's Rights, Orphans and Guardianships
This is a follow up to his November presentation on Wills and Probate Records and is designed to help take some of the mystery out of understanding the probate records of your ancestors.

Refreshments by Annette Lee and Sandra Troublefield

April 12, 2016
6:30 PM

Andria & Robert Wimberly - Africian-American Mormon Pioneers

A brief discussion on the Tampa Florida Chapter of the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society and the Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Library will follow.

Refreshments by Christina Bowles and Candy Cothron

May 10, 2016
6:30 PM

Gigi Best - Locating Native & Africian-American Ancestors -or- 15+ Ways to Topple the 1870 Brick Wall

For many families, the 1870 census is the oldest, easily attainable genealogy documentation. Before the Civil War and emancipation, it can be far more difficult to find records. Genealogist Gigi Best will offer her expertise and guidance to surmount this barrier.

Refreshments by Pat Leibfried

June 14, 2016
6:30 PM

Scott Niblick - Using Google to add context to your family research.

Refreshments by Theresa Graham

July 12, 2016
6:30 PM

4th of July picnic (July 12th) - covered dish dinner.

August 9, 2016
6:30 PM

David Boyett - Genetic Genealogy - Understanding your DNA

About the speaker: David is a past Board member and VP of BAGHS having moved to the Lithia area after retiring with 37 years in Law Enforcement. He is a Graduate of the University of Oklahoma and the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA. Past President of the Broward County Police Chief's Association, Past State Parliamentarian of the Florida Police Chiefs Association in Tallahassee and Past Board Member and Community Policing Committee Chair for the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Washington DC. David is a member of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy and teaches seminars on how to use DNA testing results with family genealogy research. David has been working part-time at the medical examiners office in Tampa for the past four years.

Refreshments by Susan Paycer and Helena Kocevar

September 13, 2016
6:30 PM

Roberta Jordan - Some Nontraditional American Intentional Communities.
Presentation will include the Shakers, Amana, the Harmonists, and Zoar.

Refreshments by several members for Nancy and Robert Kittner

October 11, 2016
6:30 PM

Scott Niblick - Working with Autosomal DNA Results

Handout

Refreshments by Stan Heigert

November 8, 2016
6:30 PM

Speaker and Topic TBD

Refreshments by Bill and Judy Johnson

December 13, 2016
6:30 PM

Annual Christmas dinner (covered dish dinner).

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