Posts Tagged With: research

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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Follow Friday – MyHeritage Blog

At the FGS 2011 conference at the beginning of the month I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel Horowitz from MyHeritage.com while taking the behind the scenes tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Daniel blogged about the tour here. I thought the tour was amazing. What interesting jobs all the archivists and librarians have. […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Get to Know Randy Seaver

Last week I attended FGS 2011 and met the great Randy Seaver of Geneamusings. Now I’ll be honest, there are several people I have met through blogging and Twitter that I consider the rock stars of genealogy and Randy is one of them. It was very exciting to meet him! Randy is a very down […]

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Sorting Saturday – Getting ready for FGS2011

FGS2011 is just over a week away! I am so excited I can hardly contain it! I started packing a few things I would need yesterday. I pulled out my business cards, printed a bunch of labels for raffle tickets. Grabbed a new notebook for notes. Started filling a cooler with water and snacks to […]

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Wisdom Wednseday – Book Recommendation for FGS 2011

Paula Stuart-Warren posted recently on the FGS blog about planning ahead for your research in Springfield.  A book was recommended called Illinois Central a Guide to Genealogical Research in Springfield, Illinois by Thomas A. Pearson. I purchased the book and just received it today. Having researched in Illinois for many years, there are many things […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook

Last month I was browsing Family Tree Magazine’s website looking for The Family Tree Sourcebook. I found it and Family Tree Magazine was offering it in a bundle with The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook. I ordered the bundle. I wanted the Sourcebook so I didn’t have to run to the library to borrow it and […]

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