Posts Tagged With: Chicago professional genealogist

Track Your Family’s Addresses

Are you tracking your family’s addresses as you find them? It is important to record every address you find, especially if your family lived in the city. Why is it important? It is important when it comes to attempting to confirm or say it is possible an individual is part of a family when you […]

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Breaking It Down – Put It In Date Order

I have been working on a friend’s genealogy off and on when I have time for the last three years. Found out he has two Civil War soldiers on his dad’s side. We have not done his mom’s side yet. My friend ordered the pension files for these two soldiers and had them shipped to […]

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Don’t Underestimate Your Power

This weekend I spoke at the Illinois Family History Expo. One of the lectures I gave was Finishing The Story which is three case studies about my World War I and World War II ancestors who died in service. My lecture basically goes like this for each case study: Tell the story I heard from […]

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Friday at the IL Family History Expo

Yesterday Terri O’Connell and I drove to Springfield, IL, for the IL Family History Expo. Our first stop, of course, was Starbucks for coffee and a snack before we hit the Illinois State Archives for research. Then we were off to lunch and a little shopping before checking in at the hotel. Apparently we missed […]

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What’s Going on at Generations?

Happy Summer! Things have certainly been busy at Generations. All of my books were launched and got great feedback at the National Genealogical Society conference in May. You can see the books and find table of contents for two books and a sample lesson on my products page. I have been involved in a lot […]

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Motivation Monday – 2012 Genealogy Goals

I think 2012 is going to be a fabulous year. A lot has happened since I wrote my 2011 goals so I believe 2012 is going to be a year of major changes. Here are my goals. Launch my redesigned website with the help of On The Beaton Path and Base Zero Productions. Publish two […]

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