Posts Tagged With: Chicago professional genealogist

Military Monday – Excerpt from “The Replacement”

On May 8, I will release my next book Stories of the Lost, available through my author website. You can pre-order a signed copy today! This is an excerpt of one chapter about Frankie Winkler. The Family Story My grandmother told me a story about my cousin Frankie Winkler, saying he enlisted in the Army […]

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The Family Story and Remembering a Soldier

Please bear with me as I get a train of thought out. I have been talking with a colleague who identifies himself (as I do) as a historian and genealogist. We were talking about the NARA records article I shared yesterday and a comment I saw about genealogists not being included in this NARA survey. […]

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Military Monday – Where ARE the WWII Military Records?

Today I was Googling and looking for information on WWII for a biography I’m writing for a client’s family member who served in the Signal Corps. When I research anything WWII, I start with Google and look for books that I can get at the fabulous Pritzker Military Museum and Library here in Chicago or […]

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Reviewing My 2012 Goals

I was looking through a journal the other day and came across my 2012 goals. They are posted below. I came a long way this year and what I accomplished is in red. Things I added to the list as the year progressed are in blue. I guess it’s time to put some 2013 goals […]

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Generations and Sort Your Story Collaborate

Generations collaborated with Sort Your Story this year to write a couple of companion guides for the Sort Your Story software. Have you seen the software? It is a genealogical organization software. Very user-friendly and a great option for kids just started out in genealogy. The Sort Your Story Companion Guides in conjunction with my […]

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Upcoming Generations Appearances!

Generations will be speaking on the following dates between now and the end of February 2013. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Connecting with others using Social Networking and Online Family Trees. South Suburban Genealogical Society meeting. January 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Finishing the Story Three case studies will be presented on World […]

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