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++21 May 2016 - Chicago, IL
+++Hellenic (GREEK) Genealogy Conference
FREE: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Hellenic Museum, 333 South Halsted Street, Chicago IL, 60661
Attendees will learn effective strategies and contemporary resources for genealogical research in Greece. Registration is required. For class descriptions and registration, go to http://embca.com/event/genealogy-conference-2016/?event_date=2016-05-21
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June 11, 2016 - Northbrook, IL

North Suburban Genealogical Society at the Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters, Northbrook, IL

The North Suburban Genealogical Society invites the public to attend its Saturday meeting. The meeting begins at 1:00 PM and is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome and are invited to bring a friend and enjoy refreshments. The meeting room is on the lower level and has a ramp for handicap accessibility.

The meeting will feature Jane Haldeman presenting: “Researching Colonial American Ancestors”

Did your ancestor live in one of the Original Thirteen Colonies? Were they here before the Revolutionary War? If so, you possibly have Colonial American Ancestors. Each colonist came to the “new world” for different reasons and each colony was different. They come for both religious and economic opportunities. Find out what records are available, where the records can be found, and what to do to get ready for that courthouse trip.

for further information, visit:
Website: NSGS IL


June 18, 2016 - Schaumburg, IL

GeneaQuest 2016: Genealogy Detectives (CAGGNI 2016 Conference)

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ASA Conference Center, 1061 American Lane, Schaumburg
Program: Investigating Photos, DNA, and databases for evidence
Speakers: Maureen Taylor on Photographs
Diahan Southard on DNA
Juliana Szucs on Ancestry.com
Maureen Brady on FamilySearch.org
and much more…!
Registration: http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/GeneaQuest-2016


July 9, 2016 - Crystal Lake, IL

Summer Conference - McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society

Held at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake, IL
http://www.mcigs.org

Nationally know speakers including:
— Joshua Taylor, featured genealogist on "Who Do You Think You Are" and "Genealogy Roadshow"
— Thomas MacEntee
— Jennifer Holick
— Tina Beaird
— Tony Burroughs


July 9, 2016 - Northbrook, IL

North Suburban Genealogical Society at the Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters, Northbrook, IL

The North Suburban Genealogical Society invites the public to attend its Saturday meeting. The meeting begins at 1:00 PM and is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome and are invited to bring a friend and enjoy refreshments. The meeting room is on the lower level and has a ramp for handicap accessibility.
for further information, visit:
Website: NSGS IL


Aug 13, 2016 - Northbrook, IL

North Suburban Genealogical Society at the Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters, Northbrook, IL

The North Suburban Genealogical Society invites the public to attend its Saturday meeting. The meeting begins at 1:00 PM and is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome and are invited to bring a friend and enjoy refreshments. The meeting room is on the lower level and has a ramp for handicap accessibility.
for further information, visit:
Website: NSGS IL


14 Aug 2016 - Arlington Hts., IL

(2pm to 4pm)
Steve Szabados
Arlington Heights (NW) Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Hts., IL 60004
Polish Immigration to America - When, Where, Why and How
Steve Szabados is a genealogy lecturer and author. He has traced his ancestors back to 1600s New England and 1730’s in Poland, Germany, Bohemia and Slovenia. His goal is to share his passion for Family History and has given numerous presentations to genealogical groups and libraries.


Sep 10, 2016 - Northbrook, IL

North Suburban Genealogical Society at the Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters, Northbrook, IL

The North Suburban Genealogical Society invites the public to attend its Saturday meeting. The meeting begins at 1:00 PM and is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome and are invited to bring a friend and enjoy refreshments. The meeting room is on the lower level and has a ramp for handicap accessibility.
for further information, visit:
Website: NSGS IL


Saturday, September 24, 2016 – Chicago, IL

Polish Genealogical Society of America (PGSA)

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"A Primer" Genealogy Workshop
Speakers Michael Mulholland, MLIS and Ola Heska, MA
Taft High School, 6530 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60631
This fall PGSA is planning a workshop introducing the skills and techniques necessary to researching your family tree. Any person who wishes to learn about their personal past is invited to attend. This will also be an opportunity for those who have experience to share their knowledge with beginners. www.pgsa.org/


20 Nov 2016 - Algonquin, IL

(2pm to 4pm)
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG
Algonquin Public Library (NW), 2600 Harnish Dr., Algonquin, IL 60102
"Holy Cow! Where Are My Polish Chicago Catholics Now?"
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin is a Certified GenealogistSM who specializes in German-American and Midwest research, as well as reading German script. She has been interested in genealogy since she was a child and currently has many pleased clients. She presents quality genealogical lectures for local societies and national conferences.

Note: All four programs are additionally Webinars. See PGSA website for registration information.


Jan. 13, Feb 10, and March 16, April 13, May 11, June 8, September 14, October 12, and November 9, 2016, 7 p.m.

Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

The Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club will host a full schedule of fantastic programs for 2016.

Jan. 13 “You Use WHAT for Genealogy?” presented by Thomas MacEntee

Feb. 10 "Cemetery Sleuthing" presented by Patricia Biallas

March 9 “Genealogy Club: Researching at Appomattox Court House ” presented by Dr. Dan Hubbard

April 13 "Using Fold3" presented by Caron Primas Brennan

May 11 "Will County Illinois Resources" presented by Tina Beaird

June 8 "Uncle Jake's Farm - Federal Land A - Z" presented by S. Elizabeth Ross

September 14 "Probate Records: Looking Beyond the Will" presented by Jane Haldeman

October 12 "Finding Your Genealogy Via Secret Societies" presented by Robert Allen

November 9 "Researching Colonial American Ancestors" presented by Jane Haldeman

All programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required for evening programs. Registration dates will be posted for all day programs in advance. Visit our blog at https://fountaindalegenealogy.wordpress.com/ or our Facebook page for a full list of programs and updates. For more information contact the Genealogy Club coordinator Debra Dudek by e-mail gro.eladniatnuof|kedudd#gro.eladniatnuof|kedudd or by phone at (630) 685-4201.


Jan. 23, Feb. 27 and March 19, 2016, 10 a.m. to noon

Swedish American Genealogical Society's Upcoming Events

The Genealogical Society (formerly known as the Nordic Family Genealogy Center) hosts sessions from 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Saturday of each month excluding June and December. Check the Swedish American Museum’s website for any exceptions or updates.

Jan. 23 “Updates to ArkivDigital and Lesser Used Records” presented by Kathy Meade

Feb. 27 Orphan Train Video

March 19 “Let’s Visit Sweden” presented by Swedish American Genealogical Society members

Cost is free for Genealogical Society members: non-member cost is $10. Reservations appreciated and can be made via email to gro.camas|ygolaeneg#gro.camas|ygolaeneg or by calling 773.728.8111. The Swedish American Museum is located at 5211 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640. Find out more on our website: www.SwedishAmericanMuseum.org



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