My friend Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers suggested a couple of weeks ago that I join Ancestry.com’s Expert Connect. Well I waited because I had so many other things on my to-do list and now Ancestry has shut their Expert Connect down. If you are looking for a Chicago area, which also includes Indiana, Wisconsin, [...]
I was reading Amy Coffin’s We Tree blog and her post about genealogy goals. She encourages us all to copy her and set our own personal goals. The three areas in which she set goals are: One research goal One organizational goal One writing goal One research goal: To conduct whatever new research is necessary [...]
I will be presenting in April 2011 (exact date still being finalized) at the Bolingbrook, IL, library. They will be moving to a new building before the conference so the date is still being determined due to construction timelines. I will be presenting on “Ways to Visualize Your Genealogical Data.” Stay tuned for more information.
I will be teaching Beginning Genealogy at the Woodridge and Lisle, Illinois, Park Districts this winter. Beginning Genealogy: W/S 2011 This class will give you the basics on how to start your family history research. You will learn what forms to use, how to fill them in, what sources to consider, where to go next, [...]