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Upcoming ISGS Webinars – September 2015

Join us on Tuesday, September 8, at 8:00 PM Central, when Michael Lacopo, will present Using Tax Records for Genealogical Problem Solving. To attend this webinar, register at Last week's webinar, School Daze – Finding and Using School Records to Trace Our Ancestors, presented by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website ( WebinarsSeptember 8 – Using Tax Records for Genealogical Problem Solving
Presenter: Michael Lacopo
Registration: 13 – Polish Genealogy – Four Steps to Successful Research
Presenter: Steve Szabados
Registration: 10 – In-laws and Outlaws: The Bylaws of Talking About The Family Skeletons
Presenter: Janet Hovorka

August 2015 Webinar – School Daze – Finding and Using School Records to Trace Our Ancestors

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 8:00 pm Central Description: We may even be somewhat astounded to learn that our ancestors even attended school. Locating school records can be an amazing way of putting our families into place, especially when there may be no vital records available in an area. Presenter: Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, has been involved in family history research all of her life. As a child, she accompanied her parents to courthouses and cemeteries while other children were playing and swimming. All of her grandparents were born in the late 1800's, and she loved listening to their stories of flu epidemics, swinging across "hollers" on grapevines, harnessing up mules, and Kentucky "haints". She and her husband, Kerry, and Family History Center Directors in Mansfield, Ohio. Register: and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot at…