OLLI: Genealogy Special Interest Group
February 20, 2014 Minutes

Chair Trev Wunderlin opened the meeting & passed out agendas. Five people were in attendance in addition to Trev: Linda Carson, Nick Felicione, Richard Isinghood, Diana Kelley, & Teresa Reiff.


GSIG Meetings – Meeting dates & times for 2014: the third Thursday of each month (September through June) at 9:30-11 AM in room 308-309 at the Lake Magdalene Methodist Church on Fletcher.


* Thursday 3/20 – program to be announced

* Thursday 4/17 – “ABC’s of Early American Handwriting: Tips on Transcribing” by Ann Palmer, librarian at

            downtown library

* Thursday 5/15 – “Finding Public Records & Vital Statistics” by Debbe Hagner, accredited genealogist.

* Thursday 6/19 – “Joining DAR, SAR, & Other Lineage Societies” by Jane Vent, DAR Tampa Chapter Registrar.


Other upcoming events –


* Florida Genealogical Society – Saturday, 3/1 – downtown library. Drew Smith, president of the Florida Genealogical Society, will speak on “Using FamilySearch.org”. Brick Walls Interest Group will meet in the auditorium & Computer & DNA Interest groups will meet at 10:15 in other areas at the library.

* Florida State Genealogical Society 2014 Conference, 3/28-30, Gainesville – www.flsgs.org.

* Imperial Polk Genealogical Society 2014 Seminar, Lakeland, Saturday 4/12, speaker Judy Russell –   www.ipgs.org .

 Due to the unavoidable absence of the scheduled speaker, attendees shared information & asked questions.


Submitted by Diana Kelley, Recording Secretary