Indian River Genealogical Society


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Indian River Genealogy Conference

Our History: Your Story
Saturday, March 23, 2024
   FREE and OPEN to the public. 
   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
   3980 12th Street, Vero Beach     
Join us for a fun day of learning. 
All skill levels are welcome!

Check out our new 2023 - 2024 brochure!



A new Scandinavian GIG is being formed and will meet on Monday February 5th at 10:30 am in the History Room at the IRC Main Library.


The Irish GIG will meet on Tuesday February 6th at 2:00 pm at Riverside Park.


The Write Life group will meet twice, first on Thursday February 8th at 1:30 pm and again on Thursday February 22nd  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 Thursday February 15th at 2:00 pm.


The FamilySearch GIG will meet virtually on Thursday February 15th at 4:30 pm.  This meeting will focus on doing Scottish Research on FamilySearch.


A new Scottish GIG is being formed and will meet along with the FamilySearch GIG on Thursday February 15th at 4:30 pm at the LDS Church in Vero.  There will also be a meeting on Monday February 19th 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.

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