Genealogy News


The End of FamilySearch Microfilm Lending Program

Ended on September 30, 2017


The NEW Find A Grave is online at 

Check it out!! 

July 26, 2017 


Family Tree Maker 2017 has been released to all.

July 17, 2017

 Earlier versions of FTM software will NOT be able to sync with trees.

To discuss problems or ask questions, go to the Family Tree Maker Users Group on Facebook



Ancestry Revealed Needs You!

Ancestry Revealed is a community service program of the Central Florida Genealogical Society and is entering its fifth year. Volunteers help seniors to complete a four-generation pedigree chart, along with a family group sheet, either in their independent or assisted...

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Check Our Facebook Group For More News

Many short term stories are posted to our Facebook Group rather than on this page. That page is a place where members can ask questions and have discussions about researching and exploring their ancestors. If you are not a member of this group may can ask to...

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2017 Series Announced

Legacy Family Tree Webinars has announced their 2017 live webinar schedule.In case you are not familiar with Legacy Webinars, on a regular basis they present free live webinars with know speakers and great topics. Each live webinar is free to watch when presented and...

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17 Years of Research Being Flushed Down the Toilet

From The Ancestry Insider Blog Posted: 06 Mar 2017 08:00 AM PST used by permission. You can subscribe to The Ancestry Insider Blog on his website above. One of my #RootsTech reports drew this comment from a reader: Dear Ancestry Insider The last paragraph on data...

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Updates and Changes to Our Website

You might have noticed a different look to the CFGS website. We transferred to a WordPress Content Management System (CMS). We've tried to make the website easier to find things and to "streamline" the look of it. We hope you find it easy to look at and to use. If you...

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Speaker’s Handouts from General and Daytime Meetings

We generally have speakers at both our General and Daytime Meetings. If the speakers have a handout and they allow us to put them on our website, they are made available in our Member's Only area. In order to access this area, you must be logged into the website. Once...

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