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Meetings 2017-2018

 The SBGS holds 2 types of meetings:

General Meeting & Luncheon


The meetings are held at the Little Harbor Resort Royal Palm Room.   Click here for map and directions

10:45 am - Regional Round Table- Main Room
12:00 pm - Lunch & Presentation

COST: $18.75(food costs have increased so much in the past few years that Little Harbor had to increase the prices) includes program & pre-planned lunch. Make check payable to South Bay Genealogical Society. Reservations must be received at least seven (7) days before the meeting. Contact  Dotty Love at 634-2749 or send check for $18.75 each, including names of attendees and food choice to SBGS, PO Box 5202, Sun City Center, FL 33571                               

September 19 - Karen Fortin "Was Your Ancestor Accused of Being a Witch? Exploring the Colonial New England Witchcraft Trials."           

October 17 - Drew Smith "Your Ancestor's FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls." 

November 21 Donna Moughty - "Finding the Women in Your Family Tree" 

December 19 - Debra Fleming topic TBD







 Little Harbor

SIGS - Special Interest Groups

Q&A location has been changed to the South Shore Regional Library off 19th Avenue on Beth Shields Road. Watch the Links for room location.


Q&A - 10:30-12 AM, 4th Monday.  Topics to be announced in the Newsletter.  We are starting a little later because we can not get in until 10:00 AM.
  • Q & A will resume in October.

  Past Topic Using Social Media for Genealogy Research Syllabus



Special Projects

Immigrant Ships Transcriber's Guild

ISTG - Ships Passenger Lists

SBGS members have been transcribing ships manifests from the 1800's. Take a look at their work you might find your ancestors arrival date.