Tuesday, February 24, 2015

March 2015 Webinar – Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors

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Looking for those bad girls in your family tree? Then join us on March 10, when Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A. will share her tips and tricks on finding those corrupt cousins and naught nieces in her presentation Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors.

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Male ancestors weren’t the only ones who had secrets, or got caught behaving badly. Whether we like it or not, the black sheep of our family may have been the women, and they leave fabulous records! Through sample case studies, this session will show how to use court, census, newspaper, and other key records, and study social history to explore the law breakers, vigilantes, and other scandalous female ancestors. Through sample case studies, learn how to use key records and social history to explore law breakers, vigilantes, and other scandalous female ancestors.

Presenter: Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A. ALZO Lisa - 100px Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Slovak/Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and immigrant ancestors. She is the author of nine books and numerous magazine articles. Lisa shares her thoughts about genealogy and writing on her blog, The Accidental Genealogist http://www.theaccidentalgenealogist.com, where you can also find her popular Fearless Females blogging prompts series every March in celebration of Women's History Month.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/792741648604580353

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on March 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/isgs2015webinarbrochure.

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 2015 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org). FSTreeMosaic6notag












Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Upcoming ISGS Webinars – March 2015

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Join us on Tuesday, March 10, at 8:00 PM Central, when Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A. will present Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7159116276516038146.

Last week's webinar, Basic Scandinavian Research, presented by Diana Smith, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).

Upcoming Webinars

March 10 – Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors
Presenter: Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A.
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/792741648604580353

April 14 – Using Evernote as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas
Presenter: Drew Smith
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8189883145839699201

May 12 – Need Direction? Try City Directories!
Presenter: Jean Wilcox Hibben
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6094939660972982529

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

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/isgs2015webinarbrochure.

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 2015 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

February 2015 Webinar – Basic Scandinavian Research

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Looking for ancestors in Denmark, Norway and Sweden? Then join us on February 3, when Diana Smith will share her secrets in her presentation Basic Scandinavian Research.

Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Researching the Scandinavian countries (Norway, Denmark, and Sweden) is very different from researching in the US. Learn about the patronymics, language, and more.

  • Overview of the influence of history and geography
  • Patronymics
  • Alphabets of each language - extra letters and search techniques
  • Use of dates and calendar basics
  • Hints for keeping track and searching efficiently
  • Resources for each country

Presenter: Diana Smith

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Diana Crisman Smith is Treasurer of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE), Treasurer, Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), Treasurer, Florida State Genealogical Society, and Past District Director of APG. She served more than 20 years as a lay librarian at Westlake (OH) Family History Center, and has written for numerous genealogical publications. She also author of “Chapter 4: Scandinavia” in The Family Tree Guidebook to Europe (2013). She has enjoyed speaking at conferences around the country (and at sea) more than twenty years and looks forward to expanding her genealogical endeavors after concluding a career in software consulting.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6829079176792483329

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on February 3, 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/isgs2015webinarbrochure.

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 2015 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

January 2015 Webinar – Using Google Earth for Genealogy

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Want to know how to travel virtually to where your ancestors lived? Then join us on January 13, when Lisa Louise Cooke will share her secrets in her presentation Using Google Earth for Genealogy.

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: In this extremely popular class Google Earth Guru Lisa Louise Cooke will teach you how to unlock mysteries in your research: from unidentified photographs, to how an ancestral location looked a hundred years ago or more, to plotting homesteads precisely using land patent legal descriptions. You'll learn how to interpret the genealogical records you already have in new and exciting ways, and be amazed to discover that Google Earth is one of the best free genealogical tools available!

Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke

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Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a multi-media production company, and host of The Genealogy Gems Podcast at www.genealogygems.com. Her podcasts bring genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews and inspiration to genealogists around the world, and has been downloaded over 1.5 million times. Lisa is the author of four books including “Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse,” and “The Genealogist's Google Toolbox,” a regular contributor to Family Tree Magazine, producer of the video series “Google Earth for Genealogy” and over 60 videos at the Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel, and a popular international speaker.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2933074072977427457
Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on January 13, 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/isgs2015webinarbrochure.

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 2015 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Upcoming ISGS Webinars

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Join us on Tuesday, January 13, at 8:00 PM Central, when Lisa Louise Cooke will teach us how to unlock mysteries in our genealogy research Using Google Earth for Genealogy. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2933074072977427457.

Last week's webinar, HeritageQuest Online - The Ins and Outs, presented by C. Ann Staley, CG, CGL, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).

Upcoming Webinars

January 13 – Using Google Earth for Genealogy
Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2933074072977427457

February 3 – Basic Scandinavian Research*
Presenter: Diana Smith
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6829079176792483329
* This webinar is held one week earlier than our regular schedule to accommodate those attending the FGS 2015 and RootsTech conferences

March 10 – Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors
Presenter: Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A.
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/792741648604580353

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/isgs2015webinarbrochure .

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 2015 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Save the Date – 2015 Fall Conference!

Plans are underway for the ISGS 2015 Conference.

October 23rd & 24th 2015

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Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn

  • 9333 S. Cicero Ave
  • Oak Lawn, IL 60453
  • (708) 425-7800

Reservation Room Block

(2015 ISGS Conferences) $119.00 per night

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Upcoming ISGS Webinars

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Join us on Tuesday, December 9, at 8:00 PM Central, where C. Ann Staley, CG, CGL, will show us how to properly navigate HeritageQuest Online - The Ins and Outs. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7159116276516038146.

Last week's webinar, Evaluating What You Have Found: The Third Stage of Research, presented by Barbara Renick, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).

Upcoming Webinars

January 13 – Using Google Earth for Genealogy
Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2933074072977427457
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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