Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Upcoming ISGS Webinars

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Join us on Tuesday, May 13, at 8:00 PM Central, where James M. Beidler will present Organizing (or Reorganizing!) That Family Reunion. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4100612476706085633.

Last week's webinar, Using Canadian Records to Find Your Midwestern Ancestor, presented by Kathryn Lake Hogan, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).

Upcoming Webinars

May 13 – Organizing (or Reorganizing!) That Family Reunion

June 10 – Plotting, Scheming, and Mapping Online

July 8 – Newspaper Research—More Than Obituaries

For the complete list of upcoming webinars, visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=234.

And don't forget to spread the word! Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2014webinars.

Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.


The 2014 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April 2014 Webinar – Using Canadian Records to Find Your Midwestern Ancestor

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Is it possible that your ancestors were in Canada at some point during their lives? Find out on April 8, where Kathryn Lake Hogan will share some tips in her presentation Using Canadian Records to Find Your Midwestern Ancestor.

Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Have you hit a brick wall in your research? Maybe your ancestor was in Canada. Discover reasons why your Midwestern ancestors may have been in Canada, and where to find the records. A variety Canadian record sources and websites will be presented.

Presenter: Kathryn Lake Hogan, PLCGS, UE

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Kathryn Lake Hogan is the professional genealogist, author and educator behind LOOKING4ANCESTORS, the genealogy research and speaking business she started in 2007. A graduate of the National Institute of Genealogical Studies where she studied Canadian and English genealogy, Kathryn has earned the Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies. She has completed the ProGen Study Group, and has attended the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research annually since 2011. Starting with her own family history research 15 years ago, Kathryn has not only made genealogy her passion, she has also dedicated herself to helping others discover the joys of family history and how to locate their own ancestors.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5139560805000800257

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on December 10, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://ilgensoc.org/members.php.  If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=8 for more information.

Spread the Word: Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2014webinars.

Make a Contribution: Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.


The 2014 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

ISGS Newsletter Available Now!

The March/April 2014 issue of the ISGS Newsletter is now available to both ISGS members and non-members.
Visit the ISGS website at http://www.ilgensoc.org and click ISGS Newsletter to download the current issue (in PDF) and to view past issues going back to January/February 2008.
Contents
  • Marking 150th Anniversary of the Charleston Riot
  • Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Illinois State Historical Library
  • Nominations are being taken for the ISGS Honors and Awards for 2014
  • Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections
and more………
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Upcoming ISGS Webinars

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Join us on Tuesday, April 8, at 8:00 PM Central, where Kathryn Lake Hogan will present Using Canadian Records to Find Your Midwestern Ancestor. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5139560805000800257.

Last week's webinar, Going Nuclear: DNA Discoveries to Trace All Lines of Descent, presented by Debbie Parker Wayne, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).

Upcoming Webinars
April 8 – Using Canadian Records to Find Your Midwestern Ancestor
May 13 – Organizing (or Reorganizing!) That Family Reunion
June 10 – Plotting, Scheming, and Mapping Online
For the complete list of upcoming webinars, visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=234.
And don't forget to spread the word! Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2014webinars.

Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.

The 2014 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

March 2014 Webinar – Going Nuclear: DNA Discoveries to Trace All Lines of Descent

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Join us on March 11, where Debbie Parker Wayne will discuss how to use autosomal DNA for genealogy research in her presentation Going Nuclear: DNA Discoveries to Trace All Lines of Descent.

Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Learn to link families using autosomal DNA test results from any testing company. Maximize impact on your genealogical research goals. Includes how to use test results such as those from 23andMe and Family Tree DNA Family Finder tests.

Presenter: Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL
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Debbie Parker Wayne is a board-certified genealogist and lecturer experienced using DNA analysis and traditional genealogical research methods in Texas, the South and West. She won writing awards from the Dallas Genealogical Society and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors. Debbie is a Trustee for the BCG Education Fund and Texas State Genealogical Society's DNA Project Director. She coordinates the comprehensive, interactive /Practical Genetic Genealogy/ course teaching how to interpret and apply DNA test results to genealogical research. The course will be offered in 2014 at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. See http://debbiewayne.com for more information.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5053293122685075970

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on December 10, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://ilgensoc.org/members.php.  If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=8 for more information.

Spread the Word: Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2014webinars.

Make a Contribution: Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.

The 2014 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).


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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Upcoming Illinois State Genealogical Society Webinars

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Join us on Tuesday, March 11, at 8:00 PM Central, where Debbie Parker Wayne will present Going Nuclear: DNA Discoveries to Trace All Lines of Descent. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5053293122685075970.

Last week's webinar, Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies, presented by D. Joshua Taylor, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).

Upcoming Webinars

And don't forget to spread the word! Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2014webinars.

Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.


The 2014 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

February 2014 Webinar – Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies

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Join us on February 11, where D. Joshua Taylor will discuss using compiled genealogies in his presentation Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies.   

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 8:00 pm Central  

Description: Discover the methods used in the 19th and early 20th century to create a compiled genealogy, and how to ensure its information does not lead you down the wrong trail.

Presenter: D. Joshua Taylor
Josh Taylor Photo D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is the Lead Genealogist and Business Development Manager – North America for findmypast.com, and a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher.  Active in the genealogical community, Joshua is the current President for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS). He holds an MLS (Archival Management) and an MA (History) from Simmons College and has been a featured genealogist on NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? and the PBS series, Genealogy Roadshow.


Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9213931983607980546

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on December 10, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://ilgensoc.org/members.php.  If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=8 for more information.

Spread the Word: Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2014webinars.   

Make a Contribution: Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.



The 2014 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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