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Follow Friday – September 30, 2011

Are you looking for some great resources to aid your genealogy research or learn some new things? Take a peek at Tony’s Genealogy Blog at the Schaumburg Township District Library. If you scroll most of the way down the page, on your right you will see a section called Program Handouts. Look through those. You […]

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WGN Radio Chicago and FGS Conference 2011

Have you heard our very own Chicago genealogy man, Thomas MacEntee is going to speak on WGN Radio tomorrow morning? You can read the full story here, but he will appear at 8:00 a.m. CST, Sunday, August 21, with Rick Kogan on the “The Sunday Papers” show. Listen live or listen later. You have both […]

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FGS 2011 Is Less Than A Month Away!

I can’t believe FGS2011 is less than a month away! Where has the time gone? I just pulled out my many times revised sessions sheet to look over what I finally settled on attending. So here’s my final line-up. Wednesday Plenary Session But It’s My Family 21st Century Marketing Techniques for Genealogists/Genealogical Societies Engaging a […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Learn How to Search Chicago Property Records

Are you interested in learning how to search Chicago Property Records to locate deeds for your ancestors? You can purchase and download a handout explaining step-by-step the entire process with examples. The handout also includes information on many Chicago mapping websites to get a bigger picture of your ancestors neighborhood. Purchase Genealogy Using Chicago Maps […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Webster County, Missouri Research

I have been in Springfield, Missouri the last week and a half and visited the Webster County Historical Society and Research Center. Those with southwest Missouri roots will want to check out this repository if they are in the area. The historical society is open Monday thru Friday 1-4 p.m. The society building has a […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Don’t Veer Off Course

I got the latest Family Tree Magazine in the mail last week and read a wonderful article by John Philip Colletta called Hazards of Histories. I love listening to John speak at conferences. I always learn so much. His article discusses nine pitfalls researchers may encounter as they seek out their roots. With each of […]

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