The Lakewood Ranch Genealogy Club meets on the first Monday of the month from November through April at the Lakewood Ranch Town Hall. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. and all are welcome. For additional information please contact Nancy Johnson with inquiries. Please write "LWR Genealogy" in the subject line).
Our next meeting will be on November 10th (note change in date because of elections). Donna Moughty, a professional genealogist and club founder, will present a program on FindMyPast.com Similar to Ancestry, FindMyPast began as a UK database company, expanded into Ireland, and in 2012 to the United States. They have partnered with numerous companies, libraries and non-profit organizations to provide a broad group of unique databases. Most recently they have partnered with the Allen County Public Library to digitize not only the PERSI (Periodical Source) Index, but also to digitize the articles and link them to the Index..