Posts tagged with "ancestors"
A Genealogist Goes to the Library
Posted by daccurso on 09/28/09
Date and time: Wednesday, October 7, 2 - 4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room South There are many types of libraries that could help you with your family history research. Learn about the different types and the genealogical materials they hold. Two genealogy librarians will discuss how to “research” a library before you go and what to do once you get there. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Scottish Genealogy Research
Posted by daccurso on 05/04/10
Date and time: Saturday, May 22, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Paul Milner will be presenting a day-long workshop consisting of four programs on researching Scottish genealogy.
- 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Scottish Immigration to North America
- 10:30 – 11 a.m. Break -- Enjoy some refreshments
- 11 a.m. – noon Finding Your Scottish Ancestors – The Big Five
- noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (On Your Own)
- 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Maps & Tools for Finding the Right Place in Scotland
- 2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
- 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Scottish Research Using the Web
- 3:45 – 4 p.m. Closing Comments
Swedish Genealogy Computer Workshops
Posted by daccurso on 10/06/10
Date and times: Tuesday, October 19, 10 a.m. or 3 p.m. Location: Training Center If you have Swedish ancestors and want to get a jump start on searching for them, sign up for this three-hour workshop. Jan Eurenius is coming from Sweden to present this workshop along with Kathy Meade, the U.S. representative from Genlines. The workshop will include hands-on research. Sign up online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100, for either 10 a.m. or 3 p.m.
Where Are Your Ancestors?
Posted by daccurso on 07/07/09
Event date and time: Thursday, July 23, 9:30 a.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Want to delve into your genealogy and find your ancestors? Whether you are just starting out or have been researching for a while, bring your questions to this open forum. Basic research strategies will be presented as well as how and where to find records and documents. Get some new ideas on how to find those elusive ancestors. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.