Posts tagged with "family history"
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.
Celebrate Your Family! Celebrate Your History!
Posted by daccurso on 10/20/10
Date and time: Saturday, November 6, 1–4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Do you know your family history? How do you start? Where can you find information? What questions do you ask grandpa or grandma? Genealogy research is for the whole family - children, parents, and even grandparents. Members of the Illinois State Genealogical Society will join with library staff and volunteers to present a program of learning ativities. Fun for the whole family! For children 10 years and older with a parent or grandparent. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Finding Your Chicago Ancestors
Posted by daccurso on 11/04/09
Date and time: Saturday, November 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Grace DuMelle and Ginger Frere from the Newberry Library will present four programs on strategies for searching vital records generated in Chicago for every stage of life. 10:15-11:15 a.m. - The Early Years - Covers birth, baptismal and school records. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - Adult Years - Covers marriage, divorce, property and occupational records. 1:30-2:30 p.m. - End of Life - Covers death, probate, cemetary and inquest records. 2:30-3:30 - Stump the Experts - Bring your Chicago genealogy stumpers.
Searching for Your European Ancestors
Posted by daccurso on 03/11/10
Date and time: Tuesday, March 23, 1-3 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Steve Szabados, MBA, will share his research experiences of looking for the European records of his ancestors. Included in his presentation are sources that go beyond the normal civil and church archives. He has been researching his family’s genealogy for 5 years and has identified over 17,000 individuals in his family’s many branches. His research includes records from Poland, Romania, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia and the Czech Republic. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Start Your Genealogy Research Now
Posted by daccurso on 01/18/10
Date and time: Wednesday, January 27, 2–4 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room South If you made a New Year’s resolution to start researching your genealogy, this class will help you get started. You will learn what records to look for and where to find them. Jump start your research now and bring lots of questions. Register online or at the Reception Desk on the second floor, 847-392-0100.