Indian River Genealogical Society

Youth Genealogists

Jack Powers
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The new Scandinavian GIG will meet on Monday April 1st at 10:30 am in the History Room at the IRC Main Library.


The Irish GIG will meet on Tuesday April 2nd at 2:00 pm in the History Room at the IRC Main Library.


The Write Life group will meet twice, first on Thursday April 11th at 1:30 pm and again on Thursday April 25th at 1:30 pm.  Both meetings are virtual. Newcomers are welcome to observe a meeting to see if the group is a good fit. No writing experience necessary. Write Life is a community collaboration of IRGS and the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation.

The DNA GIG will meet virtually on April 18th at 2:00 pm.


The FamilySearch GIG will meet on Thursday April 18th at 4:30 pm.  Participants can attend virtually or in person at the Vero Beach LDS FamilySearch Center.  This meeting will focus on doing Italian Research on FamilySearch.


The new Scottish GIG will meet on Monday April 15th at 10:30 am in the History Room at the IRC Main Library.



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.

Check out our Facebook page to see the latest announcements and suggestions. We post many announcements that come to our society that may not be reported on our website.