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Meetings 2017-2018

 The SBGS holds 2 types of meetings:

General Meeting & Luncheon


The meeting location has changed to: United Methodist Church (UMC), 1210 W Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center. Our meeting location will be in the Life Enrichment Center (LEC) auditorium, behind the church.     Click here for map and directions

10:30 am - Regional Round Table 
12:00 pm - Lunch                                             1:00 pm - Guest Speaker Program

COST: $18.75 includes program & pre-planned lunch. Make check payable to South Bay Genealogical Society. Reservations must be received at least twelve  (12) 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                               

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

December 19 - Debra Fleming  "Free Genealogy"

January 16– Janet Bergeron Librarian  from Tampa Library " Online Databases That Can Be Used From Home" 

February 20 -Double Program

Speaker Joanne Ryder

10:30AM -  " City Directories"

1:00 PM - "The German Genealogy Portal –"

March 20 – Ann Osisek - "Fast Forward in Reverse - Backing Up to Go Forward" 

April 17 – Annette Burke Lyttle – "Erie Canal Migration"

May 15 – John Stewart  - "Thomas Jefferson’s Family Tree"




SBGS now has a Facebook page. Check it out at:

SBGS Facebook Page



   United Methodist Church and the Life Enrichment Center

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 October through April.  Topics to be announced in the Newsletter. 

 November 27- Cemetery Databases

  Past Topic Using Social Media for Genealogy Research Syllabus