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Thursday, September 12, 2019,

FVGS - Fox Valley Genealogical Society - Geneopardy-Quiz Night
7pm Refreshments - 7:30pm Program Begins
Location: Naperville Municipal Center - Lower Level Lunch Room, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville, IL
Fox Valley Genealogical Society

Come hone your genealogy knowledge the fun way by playing “Geneopardy!”. The categories will include: ‘Grandpa’s Sister’, ‘Cite Your Source’, ‘Write It Down’, ‘Stand Up’, ‘Be Counted’, ‘Taking a Count’, ‘Marriage’, ‘Add It Up’, and ‘FVGS Firsts’.


Sunday, Sept. 15 in Northbrook, IL

Genealogist Sarina Roffé will present a talk titled "A Guide to Sephardic Genealogy" at the Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. Her presentation will begin at 2 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, Ill.

The JGSI meeting facilities at Temple Beth-El will open at 12:30 p.m. for those who want to use or borrow genealogy library materials, get help with genealogy websites or ask genealogical questions from genealogy expert volunteers before the main program begins at 2 p.m. For more information, see or phone (312) 666-0100.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

BIGWILL - British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois
Pins & Needles: Adding Social Media to Your Genealogy Repertoire w/Tina Beaird

Many of us have used Facebook to find distant cousins and former high school friends. When it comes to Genealogy, lots of social media sites are popping up to help make searching for ancestors’ fun. Join Tina for a fun session on how to use sites like Pinterest, Flikr, History Pin and more to find, identify and share ancestors.

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9am - 4pm

FVGS - Fox Valley Genealogical Society 26th Annual Fall Conference
Tracing Treasures Past featuring Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, FOGS
Location: Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Rd., Naperville, IL

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about a range of genealogy topics presented in four one-hour interactive lectures including:
1. Apprentices, Indentured Servants and Redemptioners; White Servitude in America
2. Migration Trails Across America
3. Ticked Off! Those Pesky Pre-1850 Federal Censuses
4. Putting America to Work - The Records of the WPA

Registration is $40 for FVGS members, $50 for non-members, and $55 for all participants after September 12, 2019. The registration fee includes a boxed lunch.

Friday, Oct 11 - Saturday, Oct 12, 2019

Polish Genealogical Society of America (PGSA)
2019 Annual Conference - “Polish Genealogy: The Next Generation”
NIU Conference Center
Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019, 1pm, location: Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL

NSGS - North Suburban Genealogical Society
Jane Haldeman - "Researching Colonial American Ancestors”
North Suburban Genealogical Society

Saturday, November 16, 2019

BIGWILL - British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois
Find My Past Update presented by Maureen Brady

BIGWILL, a genealogical special interest group for those who wish to research family history and ancestry in the British Isles, meets at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of January, March, May, July, September and November at the Community Church, 5714 Broadway (2 blocks west of Hwy 12) in Richmond, IL 60071.

This Calendar is sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

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