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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.

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.



May 11

Fox Valley Genealogical Society 7:30 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle ST., Naperville, IL

Anita Boyd will be the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Fox
Valley Genealogical Society. She will be discussing "The Slave Registers of Southern Illinois".
As early as 1815, prior to statehood, southern Illinois counties began recording the indentures of Free Negroes. Attendees will be given an overview of this Illinois State Genealogical Society's database and the incredible finds within and how to locate the actual records.
Meetings are free and open to the public. Additional information can be found on our website:https://www.ilfvgs.org/


May 13 - 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 speaker Sarah StummeHow Genealogy is Healthy for You
Ways to study our family and how we can use the information to learn more.

for further information, visit:
Website: NSGS IL


June, August, October - Northbrook, IL

North Suburban Genealogical Society

at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, 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.

June 10, 2017

The meeting will feature speaker Jane G. HaldemanAncestry.com Tips & Techniques

Aug 12, 2017

The meeting will feature speaker Tina BeairdIllinois State and County Resources

Oct 14, 2017

The meeting will feature speaker Maureen BradyTapping the Power of FamilySearch.org

for further information, visit:
Website: NSGS IL


July 8, 2017 - Crystal Lake Illinois

The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society will host their 2017 Summer Genealogy Conference.

Held at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. 8 am - 3:30
http://www.mcigs.org

Nationally known speakers including:
- Mary M. Tedesco, co-host of "Genealogy Roadshow"
- Thomas MacEntee
- Paul Milner
- Dr. Michael Lacopo, DVM


July, September - Glenview, IL

North Suburban Genealogical Society

at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, 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.

July 8, 2017

The meeting will feature speaker Ginger FrereAdding Context: Social History for Genealogists
Learn how to add depth and greater human interest to your family stories by including the social settings in which your ancestors lived. We will discuss the value of adding social context to family stories, review samples of narratives where context is provided, and look at some published social histories to determine where and how to find materials of interest to genealogists.

Sept 9, 2017

The meeting will feature speaker Teresa Steinkamp McMillinSo, You’ve Found Your German Town of Origin, Now What?
Finding your ancestor's town of origin can be exciting, indeed. Once this piece of information is found, you might be left wondering how to get records from the other side of the ocean. This lecture focuses on how to get records for German towns. Highlights include:

  • Verifying the location of the town
  • Strategies for identifying misspelled town names
  • Finding historical jurisdictions for that town
  • Finding records for that town
  • Useful aids for reading those records
  • Tips for hiring a professional genealogist in Germany, when necessary

for further information, visit:
Website: NSGS IL


September 23

Fox Valley Genealogical Annual Conference

Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Rd, Naperville, IL 9 am-4pm

The conference will feature speaker, Patricia Lee Hobbes on the topic
"Connecting Generations: DNA and Dirt".
Visit our website: https://www.ilfvgs.org/ or our Facebook page for more information.



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