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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


February 6, 2016

Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society

"Irish Emigrants to North America: Before, During and After the Famine"
Paul Milner
Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W. Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL
9am-noon
www.nwsgenealogy.org


February 21, March 16, and May 7, 2016

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

The Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club will host three large scale events this year. These programs will be available live streaming online to participants worldwide. Registration is strongly encouraged for all these events.

Feb 27 - "The Family Tapestry: Integrating Proof Arguments Into the Genealogical Narrative" presented by Jeanne Larzalere Bloom
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
This program is hosted by the Chicago Chapter of the Polish Genealogical Society of America.

March 16 - "Irish Genealogy – Resources for Success"
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Learn about Irish genealogy topics directly from Irish researchers! The Fountaindale Public Library and the Plainfield Public Library District will host an all day seminar on Irish genealogical research presented by the Ulster Historical Foundation. The program will include topics for both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Participants are asked to bring a brown bag lunch or to order a box lunch from Brooks Cafe. Light refreshments provided.

May 7 - "Genealogy Day - Hunting down Sensational Stories"
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Join us our fantastic free day-long program with three amazing speakers - Tina Beaird, Adam Allgaier, and Raymond Johnson.
Door Prizes! Cool Free Stuff! Prize Drawings! Vendor Room! Photo Identification Expert available! Library staff will also be on hand for on the spot digital photo restorations, two item limit please. Brooks Cafe is now taking catered lunch orders online and by phone.

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.


15 May 2016 - Schaumburg, IL

(2pm to 4pm)
Mike Karsen
Schaumburg Township District Library (NW), 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193
'Finding Your Immigrant Ancestors' Arrival Records Online
A professional speaker, Mike Karsen is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), and is Past President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois.


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


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.


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.



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

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