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ISGS Office Closed Monday, July 4, 2016

The ISGS Office will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, July 7, 2016. © 2016, copyright Illinois State Genealogical Society

Upcoming ISGS Webinars – July 2016

Join us on  Tuesday, July 12 , at 8:00 PM Central, when Jean Hibben, CG will present  Special Delivery: Using US Postmaster Documents in Family History Research . To attend this webinar, register at Last week's webinar,  Using Social Media to Break Through Brick Walls , presented by Amie Bowser Tennant, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website ( ). Upcoming Webinars July 12 -  Special Delivery: Using US Postmaster Documents in Family History Research Presenter: Jean Hibben, CG Registration: August 9 -  Misbegotten Children; Tracing the Family Lines of the Illegitimate Presenter: Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG Registration: September 13 - Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: Using Occupational Records Presenter: Amy J

ISGS 2017 Webinars - Call for Proposals

The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) is seeking qualified genealogy presenters to participate in its ISGS 2017 Webinar Series . ISGS webinars are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at 9:00 pm Eastern / 8:00 pm Central. Scheduled dates are: January 10, 2017 February 14, 2017 March 14, 2017 April 11, 2017 May 9, 2017 June 13, 2017 July 11, 2017 August 15, 2017 September 12, 2017 October 10, 2017 November 14, 2017 December 12, 2017 Preferred Webinar Topics Genealogy methodology including research and evidence evaluation. Record sets: “how to” and usage practices. Midwest United States genealogy, research and record sets. Ethnic genealogy including African-American, Scandinavian, Irish, German, Polish. Click  here  to view a list of previous ISGS webinar topics dating back to January 2012. Qualifications and Requirements Potential presenters must have previous genealogy speaking experience at a local, regional or national level. Potential prese