"Finding Ancestors in the Land of Lincoln"
Free Webinar - highly rated
Dr. David Joens, Director of the Illinois State Archives, demonstrates what records are available that may assist genealogists. Originally presented at the Illinois State Genealogical Society 2020 Conference, Dr. Joens' presentation was very highly rated. Viewing is permitted for members and non-members alike –
ISGS Update: Upcoming "Live" Webinars
Join us on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 7:00 PM Central for Laura Street Chalpin's program –– Shaky Leaves – YES! Shaky Foundations –– NO! Learn to use Ancestry.com Well. So much wonderful information is available on Ancestry.com that we cannot ignore it, but we must guard against making errors that result in "shaky foundations" in our framily trees. This session will explore tips, techniques, and strategies to minimize the risks and maximize the results. This webinar will be hosted by the Bureau County Genealogical Society.
Join us on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM Central for Brian Rhinehart's program on Navigating the Records from The War of 1812. From bounty land to pensions, there is no shortage of genealogical records for soldiers from The War of 1812. Brian will explain how and why these records were created, how to make sense of them, and what those records can contain for your ancestors. This webinar will be hosted by the Fox Valley Genealogical Society.
Join us on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM Central for Laura Street Chaplin's program on What Do I Do with It Now That I Have It? Working with DNA Test Results. Once you get your DNA test results back, how can you best understand and utilize them? Laura Street Chaplin's presentation will cover lots of tips on transferring raw DNA results to other companies, creating a skeleton digital family tree to link to your test results, working with family members' tests, and more. This webinar will be hosted by the Fox Valley Genealogical Society.
Call for Stories for ISGS Quarterly –– Fall Edition
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