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July 2020 FGS Meeting - We Will Remember Them: Keys to find your ancestor in U.S. Military Records by Rue Lynn Galbraith
**Note this meeting is on 11 July 2020 not our typical first Saturday of the month due to the 4th of July holiday. **

As we continue to provide our normal meetings, just in a virtual environment, we will follow this program:

10:00 - 10:15 - Opening remarks and general society news
10:15 - 10:45 - DNA Special Interest Group
10:45 - 10:55 - Break
10:55 - 11:00 - Door prize, recap general society news
11:00 - 12:00 - Featured speaker - Rue Lynn Galbraith

Program description:
Almost every family, in one generation or another, can find one member or perhaps more, who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Military records provide not only genealogical information, but they can provide the Family Historian a glimpse into their ancestor’s life while serving in the Military.

Jul 11, 2020 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Rue Lynn Galbraith
Rue Lynn was reared in Blanding, a small rural town in Southeastern Utah. His interest in genealogy began as a child, as he sat on his mother’s lap looking over a large volume of family records. His passion for genealogy and family history has continued to the present day. This quest has taken him from the Mormon Colonies in Mexico to the British Colonies of America. As a professional Genealogist he has conducted research in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States, researched Civil War military records, and delivered lectures on the different aspects of genealogy and Family History. Rue Lynn has taught genealogical classes with the OLLI program at USF. Rue Lynn is a graduate of the College of the Royal Academy of Dance, London, England; his sub specialty was in Ballet History. Rue Lynn is currently the President of the ancestral family organization for Joel Hills Johnson, the Secretary of the Florida Genealogical Society and member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.