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FamilySearch and Ancestry: Do I Need to Use Both? a GSBC Program (In-Person or Online)

FamilySearch and Ancestry: Do I Need to Use Both? a GSBC Program (In-Person or Online) In-Person

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Join us for Genealogy Open Computer Lab (In-Person) from 12:00pm-1:15pm. Learn more and register at https://nova.libcal.com/event/12096848


FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com are the two big giants in the world of genealogy. But do you really need to use both of them? Let’s put both websites to the test and show what each has to offer.

Tamara Hallo is a professional genealogist with a Master of Library Science degree and over 25 years of experience as an educator. She holds a certificate of genealogical research from Boston University and has completed ProGen, an 18-month professional genealogy study program. Her credentials include the Advanced Genealogical Methods and Public Speaking courses at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Academy for Professionals, the Fundamentals of Hispanic Genealogical Research, Writing and Publishing for Genealogists, and Beginning DNA courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, and Law School for Genealogists at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. A resident of South Florida, Tamara served as immediate past president of the Genealogical Society of Greater Miami.

Tamara writes, “I embarked on my journey to become a professional genealogist more than 15 years ago after finding a binder full of family history that was given to my mom by her great aunt. I was immediately hooked and picked up researching where she left off. Throughout the years, I have focused on discovering and sharing the stories of my ancestors, all the while realizing that I am the person I am today because of their story…their trials, tribulations, happiness, resilience, determination, and strength. Researching their lives has led to discovering my roots in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Texas, Arkansas, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Maryland, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Canada, England, Scotland, and Sweden.”

GSBC members have enjoyed Tamara’s past presentations, and we welcome her back.

The Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) meets monthly
on the first Sunday of every month except when there is a holiday.

We are here to help you find your ancestors.

Visit www.gsbcfl.org for more information about GSBC.

Meetings are free and open to the public.

Related LibGuide: Genealogy by Bonnie DiGiallonardo

Sunday, May 5, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Alvin Sherman Library: Second Floor, Room 2053
  Adults     NSU Sharks  
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