Sunday, December 1, 2013

Elgin Genealogical Society Announces 2014 Beginners’ Workshop Series

Elgin Genealogical Society (EGS) announced its 2014 Beginners’ Workshop Series today - each one will cover a different topic important to helping you further your research.

The workshops will be held on the third Thursday of each month in the Community Room, Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, Illinois 60120 at 7:00 pm. All EGS meetings are open to the public.

Mark your calendar for these important dates in 2014:
  • Jan 16, 2014 - Getting Started with your Research
  • Feb 20, 2014 - Getting the Vitals Down—Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
  • Mar 20, 2014 - Turning Fiction to Fact: Using, Identifying and Citing Sources
  • Apr 17, 2014 - Making Sense of the Census
  • May 15, 2014 - Organizing your Research
  • Jun 19, 2014 - Using Libraries to Continue your Research
  • Jul 17, 2014 - Analyzing and Tracking your Research
  • Aug 21, 2014 - Using Websites to Help your Research
  • Sep 18, 2014 - Digging into Land Records: The Neglected Resource
  • Oct 16, 2014 - Dusting Off those Old Court Records
  • Nov 20, 2014 - Fanning the Flames
“We are very exciting about the upcoming workshops” says EGS president, Sara Taylor.  “They will provide new researchers the basic knowledge needed to create valued family histories and give veteran genealogists an opportunity to mentor others while brushing up on fundamentals.”

Morning meetings are also held the first Tuesday of each month.
(9:30 am at the Gail Borden Public Library).

For further information email or visit our website at

Elgin Genealogical Society; P.O. Box 1418; Elgin, IL 60121-1418;;
© 2013, copyright Illinois State Genealogical Society

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