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Family Reunions Page!!!
Monthly Membership Meeting
am to 12:00 pm
Lake Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall,
8260 Cypress Lake Dr,
Fort Myers, FL
Sidestep Genealogy by
George G. Morgan.
wall research blocks are inevitable. We strive to start with ourselves
and work backwards, but sometimes there are impediments that stop us in
our tracks. It is then that we must use our most creative research
skills, and it is essential that we move to other family members. That
means researching our ancestors' siblings, uncles, aunts, cousins, and
the collateral lines with which they are connected.
genealogy means researching these alternative individuals, their
records, the places that they lived, and other resources. This lecture
will make you stop and think about what alternative research paths you
might use, and point you to new resources you may never have considered.
only one Fort Myers and 90 million people are going to find it out."
These lines, spoken on March 25, 1914, were uttered by one of Fort
Myers' most well-known residents, Thomas Alva Edison.
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