Posts Tagged With: genealogy societies

Finishing the Story Presentation

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 – 7:00 p.m. I will present  Finishing the Story. This lecture consists of three case studies presented on World War I and II military ancestors who died in service, locating their records, and telling their stories. The presentation is being held at the Algonquin Public Library. Hope to see you there! […]

Categories: Education | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Generations Release Two New Books

Generations Publishes Two New Books   Chicago, Illinois – May 25, 2012: Professional Genealogist, Jennifer Holik, of Generations who brought you the new Branching Out series of kids’ genealogy textbooks in March, publishes two new books. If you missed seeing these at the National Genealogical Society Conference in Cincinnati two weeks ago, the books are […]

Categories: Books | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

Follow Friday – Missouri Genealogy Research

The last several months I greatly expanded my professional research into Missouri. This included a research trip to Jefferson City and Fulton for a client. Do you need help with Missouri research? Here are several great reads. Dr. Bill Smith has some great articles on Examiner.com: What are you doing today to improve your Springfield […]

Categories: Research | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Treasure Chest Thursday – A Genealogy Meeting

Last night I attended the Fountaindale Public Library‘s Genealogy Group meeting which is overseen by Debra Dudek, the Adult and Teen Services Manager. Debra has a fantastic high-energy, outgoing personality that livened up the beginning of the meeting. She introduced the speaker, Steve Szabados, a local genealogist. Steve spoke on Finding Grandma’s Ancestors. In May […]

Categories: Genealogy Society Meetings | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

DuPage Genealogical Society Conference

The DuPage County Genealogical Society will be hosting its 36th Annual Conference on Saturday, February 26, 2011.  The conference is Connecting the Dots A Genealogical Blockbuster featuring Jeffrey Bockman, John Philip Colletta, Carole Magnuson, Tim Pinnick, George Schweitzer, and Michelle Bray Wilson.  The day begins at 8:00 a.m. with registration and browsing the vendors room. […]

Categories: Conferences | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bohemian & Austrian Crystal discussion

The Czech and Slovak American Genealogical Society of Illinois is hosting their next quarterly meeting on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Debbie Truitt will speak about the art form of Bohemian and Austrian Crystal. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own pieces to share. The meeting will be held at the 1st. Presbyterian […]

Categories: Genealogy Society Meetings | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Adventure Journal by Contexture International.