Indian River Genealogical Society

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The Irish GIG will meet virtually on October 3rd at 2:00 pm


The Write Life group will meet virtually at 1:30 pm on the second and fourth Thursdays of October - the 12th and 26th.   The focus for the next six sessions will be exploring family stories as Memoir.  The group size is limited to encourage participation but a few spots remain.  Also, visitors are welcome to observe a meeting to see if the Write Life group might be of interest.

The DNA GIG will meet virtually on Thursday October 19th at 2:00 pm when we continue the Back-To-School series to learn/review the basics of using DNA for genealogical research.


The FamilySearch GIG will meeton Thursday October 19th at 4:30 pm.


The  Italian GIG has been suspended.


Contact the GIG leaders to join or email to be added to a GIG distribution (please specify which GIG)  The GIGs welcome new members!  We ask all GIG members maintain an active IRGS membership.

Beginner's Introduction to DNA

We invite anyone interested in learning more about the basics of DNA testing and analysis to review the following video prepared by our DNA Genealogy Interest Group Leader, Janet Hunter.
We encourage you to join our DNA GIG by becoming a member of our society to view additional educational videos of our past meetings.

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