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August 10, 2024

Summer Break

Enjoy your summer! No General Meeting in August.

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December 14, 2024

General Meeting

As we usually do in December, this is a time for the members to get together, talk genealogy with their fellow researchers and enjoy a potluck lunch.

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The Society will provide a meat, drinks and paper goods.
November 9, 2024

The Internet Archive: A Genealogist's Dream Collection

Taneya Y. Koonce will bring her "The Internet Archive: A Genealogist’s Dream Collection” presentation to SAGS. She will be presenting on Zoom and a link to join will be sent to our members before the meeting.

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The Internet Archive is available at archive.org. The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, the Archive provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, people with print disabilities, and the general public. Their mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.
October 5, 2024 (1st Saturday of the month)

General Meeting

Program is being scheduled.

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September 14, 2024

UNCLE SAM WANTS YOU! - 20th Century Military Research

Larry Fermi is our speaker. His presentation will cover using FOLD3 or 20th Century military records at NARA, on Ancestry and on Family Search.

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This lecture discusses what records of genealogical value exist documenting the primary military conflicts of the 20th century, specifically WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Learn who would appear in these records and what they reveal. We will also talk about non-official sources of information that may provide clues to persons who served or were related to service personnel during those conflicts.
July 13, 2024

SAGS Annual Birthday Pot Luck Lunch

Founded in 1989 the Society has an annual birthday celebration where members can visit with each other and enjoy a pot luck lunch!

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The Society provides the meat, drinks and paper goods. A sign up sheet is available at the May and June General Meetings. An email to SAGSInfo@yahoo.com can also be used to let us know you plan to attend and if you plan to bring something to share.
June 8, 2024

Getting the Most from Early US Military Records

Suzanne Mulligan will talk about military records from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War.

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During the wars involving the U.S. in the 18th and 19th centuries, your ancestor may have served in the Regular Forces, the Volunteer Troops or in a State Militia that had been federalized. This lecture will touch on how the military force, Congressional legislation, and other factors may have affected your ancestors’ eligibility for military benefits, and therefore, the records that may have been produced on your ancestor. We’ll examine the key U.S. federal military records that provide especially valuable genealogical information and look for clues in the records that may help to expand your research. This presentation will cover the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War.
February 17, 2024

Ask Us Anything

Three of our SAGS genealogy experts were available to answer any genealogy question.

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March 2, 2024 (1st Saturday)

Irish Genealogy from Your Armchair

Paul Howes on Irish Genealogy from Your Armchair. Paul's handout is in the Members Only section of our website. The presentation was available to members on Zoom and a recording was available to members for 30 days.

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February 17, 2024 (3rd Saturday)

Records at the Circuit Courts

Brandon Patty, St. Johns County Clerk of Circuit Courts and Comptroller, on the types of records found at the Circuit Courts. Brandon's handout is available in the Members Only section of our website.

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January 20, 2024 (3rd Saturday)

Introduction to DAR and SAR

Elizabeth Heinze on the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Elizabeth's handout is available in the Members Only section of our website. This presentation was available to our members on Zoom.

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September 25, 2024

Executive Committee Meeting

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