Illinois State Genealogical Society
Filter by Category:  
Timeframe:

Search:   For:    Search  Clear Search
Listings Per Page: 

Records: 1 to 27 of 27


Saturday, February 1
Chicago Genealogical Society: Newspaper Necessities  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:30 pm
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Guest Speaker: Tina Beaird. For complete details, visit www.chicagogenealogy.org


Tuesday, February 4
Elgin Genealogical Society: Scotland's Resources  (ISGS Member Society Events)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 W. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL
This month's speaker,  Tina Beaird, will present "Scotland's Resources: There's More to Scottish Research than Scotland's People".
For more details, visit elginroots.com


Saturday, February 8
North Suburban Genealogical Society: The First Frontiersmen – The Scots-Irish  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL
This month's speaker, Maureen Brady, will present a program on "The First Frontiersmen: The Scots-Irish". Some refer to them as Ulster Scots, others as Scots-Irish. Whatever their name, they are the U.S. descendants of those who were "planted" in the Ulster province of Ireland in the 17th century and subsequently immigrated to the American frontier.
For more details, visit nsgsil.org


Tuesday, February 11
Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society: Feb. Meeting  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center, 719 N. 11th St., Pekin, IL 61554
This month's speaker, Jared Olar, Reference Assistant at the Pekin Public Library, will present a program on "Jonathan Haines (1808-1868) and His Invention, the Illinois Harvester", which was manufactured in Pekin from 1849 to 1892.
For more details, visit tcghs.org


Saturday, February 15
Computer Assisted Genealogy Group (CAGGNI): A Guide to An Archive Visit  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
NIU Hoffman Estates, 5555 Trillium Blvd.
Program:  A Guide to an Archive Visit
This month's program features Laura Cosgrove Lorenzana, a consulting archivist, professional genealogist and lecturer. Her program will answer the questions: Why visit an archives? What to know before you go; the "why" behind the rules in an archives; handling materials available or "to glove or not to glove".
For more details and meeting location, visit www.caggni.org


Wednesday, February 19
DuPage County Genealogical Society: Navigating Autosomal DNA Results  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wheaton Public Library, 225 S. Cross St., Wheaton, IL
This month's speaker, Robert Sliwinski, will present "Navigating Autosomal DNA Results & Contacting Matches".
For more details, visit www.dcgs.org


Thursday, February 20
Elgin Genealogical Society: Tennessee Family History  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 W. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL
This month's speaker:  Maureen Brady
For more details, visit elginroots.com


Wednesday, February 26 through Saturday, February 29
RootsTech 2020  (National Events)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
The world's largest family celebration event is back for a 10-year anniversary!
It's not too late to register ... visit their website:  www.rootstech.org


Thursday, February 27
Kane County Genealogical Society: New Resources for British Isles Research  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Charles Public Library, 1 S. Sixth Ave., St. Charles, IL
This month's program is co-sponsored by St. Charles Public Library.
Program Topic: New Resources for British Isles Research
Guest speaker: Paul Milner
For more details, visit  www.kcgsillinois.org/meeting-schedule/



Tuesday, March 3
Elgin Genealogical Society: Untangle the Web of German Websites  (ISGS Member Society Events)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 W. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL
This month's speaker: Teresa McMillin
For more details, visit elginroots.com


Saturday, March 7
Chicago Genealogical Society: Spit and Your Shall Find!  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:30 pm
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Guest Speaker: Karen Stanbary, MA, LCSW, CG. For complete details, visit www.chicagogenealogy.org


Tuesday, March 10
Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society: March Meeting  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center, 719 N. 11th St., Pekin, IL 61554
This month's speaker, Jill Morelli, will present a live online webinar entitled "Finding Dirk: Insanity in the 19th Century". Jill is a certified genealogist and president of the Seattle Genealogical Society.
For more details, visit tcghs.org


Saturday, March 14
DuPage County GS: 45th Annual Conference: Getting Back to Basics  (Regional Events)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
NIU Conference Center, 1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL
A full day of sessions, featuring great speakers:
  • Debbie Duay, PhD
  • Thomas W. Jones, PhD
  • Thomas MacEntee
  • Dr. David McDonald, CG
Visit their Conference Page for complete details and to register. 


Saturday, March 14
North Suburban Genealogical Society: Explore U.S. Church Records  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL
This month's speaker, Jacquie Schattner, will present "Explore U.S. Church Records: Find Family".
For more details, visit nsgsil.org


Thursday, March 19
Elgin Genealogical Society: Researching Pomeranian & Prussian Genealogy in Poland  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 W. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL
This month's speaker:  Jason Kruski
For more details, visit elginroots.com


Saturday, March 21
Computer Assisted Genealogy Group (CAGGNI): What's New in Technology  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds.
Program:  What's New in Technology
This month's program features John Stryker, CAGGNI member since 2008. John will continue the very popular look ahead at new technology, especially the tools, software and websites connected to our genealogy passion.
For more details and meeting location, visit www.caggni.org


Thursday, March 26
Kane County Genealogical Society: Specialized Lineage Societies  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Geneva History Museum, 113 S. Third St., Geneva, IL
This month's program: Specialized Lineage Societies: More Than DAR, Dames & Mayflower
Guest speaker: Kimberly Nagy 
For more details, visit  www.kcgsillinois.org/meeting-schedule/



Saturday, April 4
Chicago Genealogical Society: Finding Hidden Clues in Old Family Photos  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:30 pm
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Guest Speaker: Craig Pfannkuche. For complete details, visit www.chicagogenealogy.org


Saturday, April 11
North Suburban Genealogical Society: Maps & Land Records  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL
This month's speaker, Becky Lowery, will present "Maps and Land Records in Family History Research".
For more details, visit nsgsil.org


Tuesday, April 14
Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society: April Meeting  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center, 719 N. 11th St., Pekin, IL 61554
This month PZ Horton III will conduct a question & answer session for users of Family Tree Maker.
For more details, visit tcghs.org


Thursday, April 23
Kane County Genealogical Society: Internet Archive  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Geneva History Museum, 113 S. Third St., Geneva, IL
This month's program: Internet Archive: The Amazing Genealogical Resource
Guest speaker: Debra Dudek 
For more details, visit  www.kcgsillinois.org/meeting-schedule/



Saturday, May 9
North Suburban Genealogical Society: What's New in British Isles Research  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL
This month's speaker, Paul Milner, will present "What's New in British Isles Research". Learn what new primary and secondary resources have become available and how to access them.
For more details, visit nsgsil.org



Saturday, June 13
North Suburban Genealogical Society: Cemetery Symbolism  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL
This month's speaker, Laurel Mellien, will explore the rich symbolism displayed in cemeteries of the Victorian Era.
For more details, visit nsgsil.org



Saturday, July 11
North Suburban Genealogical Society: Give Me Your Huddled Masses  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Northborrk Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane., Northbrook, IL
This month's speaker, Jeanne Larzalere-Bloom, will present "Give Me Your Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free: Immigration and Naturalization".
For more details, visit nsgsil.org



Saturday, August 8
North Suburban Genealogical Society: Local Histories Add Clues & Color to Your Genealogy  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL
This month's speaker, Kimberly Nagy, will present a program on how local histories can be very helpful in your genealogy research.
For more details, visit nsgsil.org



Saturday, September 12
North Suburban Genealogical Society: Mayflower - 400th Anniversary  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
To Be Announced
This month's program will focus on the 400th Anniversay of the Mayflower landing at Plymouth Rock.
For more details, visit nsgsil.org



Saturday, October 10
North Suburban Genealogical Society: Share Research, Tips & Stories  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters Ave., Northbrook, IL
This month's program will be presented by Members of NSGS.
For more details, visit nsgsil.org