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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
*FREE VIRTUAL PROGRAM* Beginning Genealogy with Jacquie Schattner

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central
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Discover the basics of researching your family history. We'll discuss techniques for finding your ancestors and essential genealogy databases.

No library card required, but must register to participate in this live, online event. Only one registration required per device. You will receive a link to participate by email one day prior to the event.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

FVGS - Fox Valley Genealogical Society (DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will)
*FREE WEBINAR* The Latest on Cook County Vital Records Online with Daniel E. Niemiec

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central
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The Fox Valley Genealogical Society invites you to attend a free webinar on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM when Daniel E. Niemiec presents The Latest on Cook County Vital Records Online.

The acquiring of Cook County Vital Records has changed quite a bit in the past few years, at both the Cook County web site, and on Dan Niemiec, genealogy columnist, will explain the process of getting your copies of Cook County birth, marriage, and death certificates as quickly and inexpensively as possible.

Dan Niemiec has been the genealogy columnist for Fra Noi Italian American magazine for the past 16 years, and has done well over a hundred presentations to local and national genealogy groups. He specializes in Chicago and Italian research, and has traced his ancestors back to the mid 1600’s in Italy. After nearly three decades of tracing his ancestors, and their descendants, he has over 85,000 known relatives, none of whom will accept his Facebook friend requests…

This webinar is made available with the generous support of the Illinois State Genealogical Society ( Until further notice, FVGS meetings will be held online. The Fox Valley Genealogical Society holds 9 general meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month from September through June (except December). FVGS extends a cordial welcome to newcomers to attend our meetings and consider joining our Society. Learn more at

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Naperville Public Library & Fox Valley Genealogical Society (DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will)
*FREE WEBINAR* The Musical "Chicago" and All That Genealogical Jazz

7:00 PM Central

The Broadway musical and Hollywood movie ‘Chicago’ was based on the stories of two real-life women by the name of Belva and Beulah. Just as in the show and movie these women killed their lovers. Professional speaker Mike Karsen will reveal how collecting genealogical documents pieces together their lives and puts their tales into context relating to Chicago history. Presented in partnership with Fox Valley Genealogical Society and Naperville Public Library.

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

GeneaQuest 2020: Frontiers in Genealogy

CAGGNI‘s 4th biennial conference will be held at the NIU Conference Center - Hoffman Estates in the Chicago suburbs. This event will feature international, national and local presenters covering a wide range of genealogy topics of interest to all skills and interest levels. Speakers include: Maurice Gleeson, Kitty Cooper, Jane Haldeman, Dan Hubbard, Gail Lukasik, David Stumpf, and Michelle Wilson. A pre-conference DNA Primer will be held on Friday afternoon, September 11.

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