THE SOUTHERN GENEALOGIST'S EXCHANGE SOCIETY

The Southern Genealogist's Exchange Society (SGES) is a non-profit genealogical society in Jacksonville, FL, providing information and resources for genealogists since 1964.

Members and non-members alike are always welcome and encouraged to browse through the over 6,000 books, periodicals  and quarterlies published by other genealogical organizations. We also have many volumes covering special subjects such as Revolutionary War Soldiers, Civil War soldiers, and the Great Puritan Migration, all within the SGES library. These resources cover the United States and some foreign countries. Many family trees have also been documented and placed within our library.

Announcements and Events

July Meeting – Civil War Spies

Date: July 13, 2019 Time: Doors open at 10:00 AM Location: Mandarin Regional Library, 3330 Kori Rd Presenter: Tommy Nocerino Topic: Civil War Spies Tommy Nocerino, A native New Yorker, fostered his interest and expertise in American history as well as the American cinema, at a very early age. He’s often called on as a […]
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August Meeting – Using Baptist Church Records in Family Research: A Case Study

Date:  August 10,  2019 Time: Doors open at 10:00 AM Location: Mandarin Regional Library, 3330 Kori Rd, Jacksonville Presenter:  Michael Ports, PE, PH, D. WRE, D. NE, BCEE Topic:  Using Baptist Church Records in Family Research: A Case Study A civil engineer by profession, Michael has more than 45 years of genealogical research experience. His expertise  has resulted in over […]
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Quote of the Month

“Finding random documents to support what we want to believe is not research. It’s self-delusion” Elizabeth Shown Mills
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Treasures In The Library – July 2019

Reference Code: AA093 Title: Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants Awarded by State Governments Author: Lloyd Dewitt Bockstruck If you have a relative that served in the Revolutionary War and may have received a bounty land grant, you need to check this book! This book gives the veteran’s name, rank, how much land they received, and […]
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July 2019 Monthly Newsletter

“Finding random documents to support what we want to believe is not research. It’s self-delusion” Elizabeth Shown Mills Genealogy detectives at the SGES Library AA093 Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants Awarded by State Governments By: Bockstruck, Lloyd Dewitt
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