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Upcoming ISGS Webinars

Join us on Tuesday, February 11 , at 8:00 PM Central, where D. Joshua Taylor will present Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies . To attend this webinar, register at .    Last week's webinar, 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists , presented by Thomas MacEntee, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website ( ).   Upcoming Webinars February 11 – Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19 th and 20 th Century Compiled Genealogies Presenter: D. Joshua Taylor Registration: March 11 – Going Nuclear: DNA Discoveries to Trace All Lines of Descent Presenter: Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL Registration: April 8 – Using Canadian Records to Find Your M

ISGS Newsletter Now Available

The January/February 2014 issue of the ISGS Newsletter is now available to both ISGS members and non-members. Visit the ISGS website at and click ISGS Newsletter to download the current issue (in PDF) and to view past issues going back to January/February 2008. 10 Genealogy Resolutions for 2014 That You Can Keep Jesse White Offers Instructional Video on Paper Conservation Genealogical Foundation Established in Illinois Join Our New ISGS Project © 2014, copyright Illinois State Genealogical Society

Find It -> Prove It -> Share It

DuPage County Genealogical Society's 39th Annual Conference   Date: Saturday, February 15, 2014 Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 4070 East Main Street, St. Charles, IL We have added a beginners track to help people just getting started, as well as those who want a refresher in the basics.  More intermediate to advanced topics have also been selected for our attendees.  There will be Vendors & Exhibitors, and an opportunity to network with other researchers.Featured speakers: Harvey Baker, Debbie Mieszala, Paul Milner, Marsha Peterson-Maass, and Steve Szabados. Click the link for the 2014 Conference Program to learn more about each session topic. For more information:

January 2014 Webinar – 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists

Want to learn the best ways to research on a budget? Then join us on January 14, where Thomas MacEntee will share his secrets in his presentation 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists . Date : Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 8:00 pm Central Description : Learn how savvy genealogists find success with 7 basic habits of frugality. You’ll not only find a list of key resources but more importantly you’ll learn how to embrace the “mind set” of finding the best ways to save money while researching your ancestors. Presenter : Thomas MacEntee Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and as a way to connect with others in the family history community. When he’s not busy writing blog posts, organizing the 3,000+ members of, teaching online genealogy webinars and more, Thomas MacEntee is busy in his role as “genealogy ninja.” Stealth is not easy, but he manages to get the insid