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Upcoming Monday Evening Webinar
Live Webinar / December 13 – 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Tech Tips for Genealogists
Featuring Guest Speaker:  Patricia Lee Hobbs, CG
Sara Cochran
Description: Understanding some basic computer tips as well as easy-to-use programs can enhance a genealogist's communications and productivity. This presentation will cover basic computer tips, including copying and pasting content from one program to another, keyboard shortcuts, creating PDFs, and importing/exporting GEDCOM files. Also covered:  image capture tools, text expanders, drawing software, and Zotero.
Presenter Info: Patricia Lee Hobbs, CG, is an instructor and professional genealogist specializing in several geographical regions as well as in identifying distant ancestry with DNA and documentary services.
For more details, and to register, visit our Coming Events listing.

Admission to in-person meetings of The Villages Genealogy Society
is limited to VGS members and paid guests.
You must be a resident of The Villages, FL for membership.

Upcoming Events
December 8, 2021
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Irish Genealogy SIG Meeting
Program:  The November 2021 ediition of the Irish Research Guide on CD will be available. The changes in this edition will be the focus of ...

December 9, 2021
9:30 am
German Genealogy SIG Meeting
Dianne Fedderson & Steven Buhrow, coordinators   An email containing the Zoom link & info will be emailed to SIG members prior to the meeting ...

December 10, 2021
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting
Sherry Bean and Diann LaRosa, coordinators Topic:  TBA   SIG members will receive an email. Contact the coordinator, through their SIG web page, for the link ...

December 13, 2021
1:00 pm
Italian Special Interest Group Meeting
Coordinators: Laura Wright & Paul Coia      

December 13, 2021
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tech Tips for Genealogists
  Guest Speaker:  Patricia Lee Hobbs, CG   Description: Understanding some basic computer tips as well as easy-to-use programs can enhance a genealogist's communication and ...
Facts and Tips
Source Summary: It is helpful to be able to refer quickly to information you have found for a particular family and the sources of that information. Keep a separate source summary of information found for each family group.
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A Guardianship represent individuals appointed by the court to oversee the affairs of a minor. It can also be used to oversee a business or a person incapable of handling their own affairs.

Of primary interest to genealogists are service records and pension records. Many records are available through the National Archives.