The Villages Genealogical Society
Welcome to The Villages
Genealogical Society
Promoting and stimulating knowledge and interest
in the study of genealogy
"It's Another Beautiful Day in The Villages"
Member: Florida State Genealogical Society & Federation of Genealogical Societies
You must be a member to attend any of our events.

Preserve the Pensions
 
The Villages Genealogical Society continues on their $5,000 Matching Grant campaign for the Preserve the Pensions - War of 1812 Fundraising Project.  In the July, the Federation of Genealogical Societies has announced a new campaign to raise $1812 a day during July. We ask each member, if you have not already donated, to consider an $18.12 donation.
 
You can donate HERE.
 
Read more on how to Celebrate the Second Revolution
One of our members, Nancy Heydt, donated both of her recent 50/50 winnings to this campaign.
 

Cruise Info Logo
 
 
For questions about the onboard genealogy lectures contact Pat at: seminar@vgsfl.org

COMING EVENTS
Friday, Aug. 8th
Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting
at 10:00 am
Monday, Aug. 11th
Family Tree Maker Users SIG Meeting
at 1:00 pm
Thursday, Aug. 14th
German Genealogy SIG Meeting
at 9:30 am

FACTS
1790-1840 Censuses only list the head of the household, but don't overlook using them. They are helpful to place a family in specific locations at specific times.
The 1840 Census asks about names and ages of Pensioners for Revolutionary or other Military Service.