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Seattle Genealogical Society: SPRING SEMINAR
Saturday, May 15
Seattle Genealogical Society: SPRING SEMINAR  (Regional Events)
VIRTUAL EVENT
 
A Day of English Research, featuring Paul Milner
 
For complete details and to register visit:   sgsspringseminar2021.eventbrite.com
 
 


NGS 2021 Family History Conference – Deep Roots of a Nation
Monday, May 17 through Friday, May 21
NGS 2021 Family History Conference – Deep Roots of a Nation  (National Events)
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
 
INCLUDES 3 NEW EVENTS FOR SOCIETY MEMBERS:
May 17:  Kickoff Workshop for Society Delegates
May 18:  SLAM! - Idea Showcase submitted by societies, libraries, archives & museums
May 21:  Focus on Societies -- for leaders and volunteers
 
May 19 & 20:  a 2-day conference (NGS 2021 LIVE!) featuring 85 sessions.
 
 
 


DuPage County Genealogical Society
Wednesday, May 19
DuPage County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 8:45 pm
MONTHLY MEETING
Meeting will be held on a Zoom Virtual Platform or at the Wheaton Public Library. Visit our website for up-to-date information.
 
Program:  DNA Matching & GedMatch
Speaker:  John Hayward
 
Visit dcgs.org for details.
 
 


Elgin Genealogical Society
Thursday, May 20
Elgin Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Reading Between the Lines of the City Directories

Presented by: Teresa Steinkamp McMillin

For more details, visit https://www.elginroots.com/programs/

 



Rock Island County Genealogical Society
Tuesday, May 25
Rock Island County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
6:30 pm
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Program:  Inspiring Ways to Capture the Interests of Non-Genealogists in Your Family

Presented by: Lisa Louise Cooke

For more details, visit www.ricigs.org



Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club
Wednesday, May 26
Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club  (ISGS Member Society Events)
11:00 am
Online Webinar
 
Program:  Old McDonald Had a Farm
Presented by:  Debra Dudek
 
For more details, visit fountaindale.org
 
 


Kane County Genealogical Society
Thursday, May 27
Kane County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Online Webinar
 
Program:  Lineage Societies: The What, Why, and How
Presented by:  Dr. Kimberly Nagy
 
 
 



Elgin Genealogical Society
Tuesday, June 1
Elgin Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
9:30 am
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebillions

Presented by: Paul Milner

For more details, visit https://www.elginroots.com/programs/

 

 



Winnebago & Boone Counties Genealogical Society
Thursday, June 3
Winnebago & Boone Counties Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
6:30 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  The U.S. Census: Population & Special Schedules

Presented by: Lori Bessler

For more details, send an email to:  wbcgensociety@gmail.com

 

 



St. Clair County Genealogical Society
Thursday, June 3
St. Clair County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Belleville's Famous Houses: Gustav Koerner's and Glen Addie's

Presented by: Jack LeChien

For more details, visit  https://stclair-ilgs.org/events/



Southern California Genealogical Society: GENETIC GENEALOGY 2021
Friday, June 4 through Saturday, June 5
Southern California Genealogical Society: GENETIC GENEALOGY 2021  (Regional Events)
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
 
A world-class DNA conference! Get in on the latest discoveries through sessions from 20 genetic genealogy experts including keynote speaker Roberta Estes, MBA. Other notable presenting include Maurice J. Gleeson (MD of Genetic Genealogy, Ireland), Leah La Perle Larkin, PhD (creator of WATO), and DNA authors Emily Aulicino, MEd, and Richard Hill, MBA
 
Complete details, and registration links, can be found on the Jamboree website.
 
 
 
 
 


Family History Fanatics: 3rd Annual Research Your Way to Genealogical Answers
Saturday, June 5
Family History Fanatics: 3rd Annual Research Your Way to Genealogical Answers  (Regional Events)
VIRTUAL EVENT
 
Live Sessions with Devon Noel Lee, Lisa Lisson, Miles Meyer & Jill Morelli
 
For complete details and to register, visit  https://www.familyhistoryfanatics.com/researchconference
 
 
 
 
 
 


Lake County IL Genealogical Society
Tuesday, June 8
Lake County IL Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar
 
Program:  Discovering Your UK/Irish Roots On-line: Websites and Resources for English, Welsh, Irish & Scottish Ancestry
Presented by:  Debra Dudek
 
For more details, visit lakecountyilgenealogy.org
 


Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club
Wednesday, June 9
Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club  (ISGS Member Society Events)
11:00 am
Online Webinar
 
Program:  My DNA Results Are In! What Do They Mean?
Presented by:  Suz Bates
 
For more details, visit fountaindale.org
 
 


Peoria County Genealogical Society
Thursday, June 10
Peoria County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
6:00 pm
Online Webinar
 
Program:  Locating Your Distant Cousins in the Old Country
Organizer:  Tom O'Brien
 
 
 
 
 
 


McHenry County Genealogical Society
Thursday, June 10
McHenry County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  40+ Sources for Finding Maiden Names

Presented by: Katherine R. Willson

For more details, visit   https://mcigs.org/general-meetings.html

 



Fox Valley Genealogical Society
Thursday, June 10
Fox Valley Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  The Genealogical Proof Standard: Put the Power of GPS to Work!

Presented by: Alice Hoyt Veen

For more details, visit ilfvgs.org

 



Southern California Genealogical Society: GENEALOGY JAMBOREE 2021
Friday, June 11 through Saturday, June 12
Southern California Genealogical Society: GENEALOGY JAMBOREE 2021  (Regional Events)
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
 
The 51st Genealogy Jamboree will feature nationally known speakers to keep you in touch with the latest developments in genealogy. From coast to coast, from North to South, from our neighbors – Canada & Mexico – and from the Old World, our speakers can help you find your ancestors' lives and stories.
 
Complete details, and registration links, can be found on the Jamboree website.


South Suburban Genealogical Society
Saturday, June 12
South Suburban Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:00 am
Virtual Webinar

Program:  My Ancestor Was a Farmer

Presented by: Jane Haldeman

For more details, visit  https://ssghs.org/events/



North Suburban Genealogical Society
Saturday, June 12
North Suburban Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Norwegian Genealogy Research

Presented by: Sarah Stumme

For more details, visit   https://nsgsil.wildapricot.org/page-968347



Afro-American Genealogical & Historical Society of Chicago
Sunday, June 13
Afro-American Genealogical & Historical Society of Chicago  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:15 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Julius Frankel Collection of Chicago History Museum

Presentation by:  the Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio Study Group

For more details, visit   https://www.aaghsc.org/meeting_schedule.html

 

 



Elgin Genealogical Society
Thursday, June 17
Elgin Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Participate in the Global Family Tree – FamilySearch & WikiTree

Presented by: Debbie Mayes

For more details, visit https://www.elginroots.com/programs/

 

 



Computer Assisted Genealogy Group (CAGGNI)
Saturday, June 19
Computer Assisted Genealogy Group (CAGGNI)  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:30 am
Virtual Webinar
 
Program:  Local Resources
Presenter:  Sandra Trapp
 
For more details, visit  https://caggni.org/event-4043630
 
 


Zion Genealogical Society
Monday, June 21
Zion Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  What's New on the Internet for Genealogists

Presented by:  Caron Primas Brennan

For more details, visit   https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ilzgs/zgsmeeting.html

 

 



Rock Island County Genealogical Society
Tuesday, June 22
Rock Island County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
6:30 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Reasonably Exhaustive Research: When is Enough, Enough?

Presented by:  Alice Hoyt Veen

For more details, visit   www.ricigs.org

 

 



Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club
Wednesday, June 23
Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club  (ISGS Member Society Events)
11:00 am
Online Webinar
 
Program:  Virtual Services with the Newberry Library
Presented by:  Debra Dudek
 
For more details, visit fountaindale.org
 
 


Kane County Genealogical Society
Thursday, June 24
Kane County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  1950 Federal Census: Are You Ready?

Presented by:  Thomas MacEntee

For more details, visit  http://www.kcgsillinois.org/meeting-schedule/

 




Midwest African American Genealogy Institute
Tuesday, July 6 through Thursday, July 8
Midwest African American Genealogy Institute  (Regional Events)
VIRTUAL EVENT
 
The Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI) is a place where attendees can learn, research, and gain the tools needed to become stellar genealogists and family history researchers.
 
REGISTER NOW FOR THIS YEAR'S INSTITUTE:   http://www.maagiinstitute.org
 


Peoria County Genealogical Society
Thursday, July 8
Peoria County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
6:00 pm
Online Webinar
 
Program:   Fields of White Gold: Remembering a Forgotten Time in the Arkansas Delta
 
Organizer:   George Ann Byrd Danehower
 
 
 


McHenry County IL Genealogical Society 2021 SUMMER CONFERENCE
Saturday, July 10
McHenry County IL Genealogical Society 2021 SUMMER CONFERENCE  (ISGS Member Society Events)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

FEATURING:  "The Genealogy Squad" Facebook Group

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:  George G. Morgan, Drew Smith, Cyndi Ingle, Cari A. Talpin, CG

Click HERE to get complete details and to register online.

 



North Suburban Genealogical Society
Saturday, July 10
North Suburban Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  What's New in British Isles Research

Presented by: Paul Milner

For more details, visit   https://nsgsil.wildapricot.org/page-968347



South Suburban Genealogical Society
Monday, July 12
South Suburban Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:00 am
Virtual Webinar

Program:   DNA

Presented by:  Suz Bates

For more details, visit  https://ssghs.org/events/



Lake County IL Genealogical Society
Tuesday, July 13
Lake County IL Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar
 
Program:  Researching the Dairy State – Wisconsin Family Research
Presented by:  Maureen Brady
 
For more details, visit lakecountyilgenealogy.org
 
 


Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club
Wednesday, July 14
Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club  (ISGS Member Society Events)
11:00 am
Online Webinar
 
Program:  Comparing 3 Different Genealogy Software Programs
Presented by:  Dan Jungclas
 
For more details, visit fountaindale.org
 
 


Elgin Genealogical Society
Thursday, July 15
Elgin Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Grave Dousing

Presented by: Jim Weirman

For more details, visit https://www.elginroots.com/programs/



IGGP 2021 Conference:  Researching Together Worldwide
Saturday, July 17 through Saturday, July 24
IGGP 2021 Conference: Researching Together Worldwide  (National Events)
VIRTUAL EVENT
 
The International German Genealogy Partnership has announced their 2021 Conference. This unique virtual conference is a must-attend event for anyone researching the lives of their German ancestors. Registration will open in January, and an "Early Bird Special" price will be valid for all registrants until March 31. More details are available on their website.
 
 


British Interest Group of Wisconsin & Illinois (BIGWILL)
Saturday, July 17
British Interest Group of Wisconsin & Illinois (BIGWILL)  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:00 am
Virtual Meeting
 
Program:  Newspapers to Fill the Gaps in a Family Story
Presented by: Maureen Brady
 
For more details, visit www.BIGWILL.org


Computer Assisted Genealogy Group (CAGGNI)
Saturday, July 17
Computer Assisted Genealogy Group (CAGGNI)  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:30 am
Virtual Webinar
 
Program:  The Other Census – U.S. State Censuses
Presenter:  Thomas MacEntee
 
For more details, visit   https://caggni.org/event-4043652
 


Zion Genealogical Society
Monday, July 19
Zion Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Using Ancestry Tree Effectively

Presented by:  Suz Bates

For more details, visit   https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ilzgs/zgsmeeting.html



Kane County Genealogical Society
Thursday, July 22
Kane County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Pandemis 1918! Fighting Influenza During the Great War

Presented by:  Tina Beaird

For more details, visit  http://www.kcgsillinois.org/meeting-schedule/

 



Rock Island County Genealogical Society
Tuesday, July 27
Rock Island County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
6:30 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  Cemetery Preservation

Presented by:  John Heider

For more details, visit   www.ricigs.org



Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club
Wednesday, July 28
Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club  (ISGS Member Society Events)
11:00 am
Online Webinar
 
Program:  American Migration Trails Westward
Presented by:  Debra Dudek
 
For more details, visit fountaindale.org
 
 



International Conference on Jewish Genealogy (IAJGS)
Sunday, August 1 through Thursday, August 5
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy (IAJGS)  (National Events)
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
 
This will be a virtual experience with live-streaming and pre-recorded sessions on all the proposed themes. There will be an Expo Hall for exhibitors and sponsors, a Resource Library for at-home research, and maybe even a game or two.
 
Early Bird Registration ends on June 10th.
 
For more details, visit the CONFERENCE WEBSITE.
 


Lake County IL Genealogical Society
Tuesday, August 10
Lake County IL Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar
 
Program:  TBA
Presenter:  TBA
 
For more details, visit lakecountyilgenealogy.org
 
 


Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club
Wednesday, August 11
Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Club  (ISGS Member Society Events)
11:00 am
Online Webinar
 
Program:  Reconstructing Communities with Maps, Records, & Directories
Presented by:  Debra Dudek
 
For more details, visit fountaindale.org
 
 


Peoria County Genealogical Society
Thursday, August 12
Peoria County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
6:00 pm
Online Webinar
 
Program:   Using Tree Information Provided by DNA Testing Companies
 
Organizer:   Glenn York
 
 
 


McHenry County Genealogical Society
Thursday, August 12
McHenry County Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  The Happy Invention – The History and Significance of Picture Postcards

Presented by: Katherine Hamilton-Smith

For more details, visit   https://mcigs.org/general-meetings.html

 



South Suburban Genealogical Society
Saturday, August 14
South Suburban Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
10:00 am
Virtual Webinar

Program:   1950 US Federal Census: Are You Ready?

Presented by:  Thomas MacEntee

For more details, visit  https://ssghs.org/events/



North Suburban Genealogical Society
Saturday, August 14
North Suburban Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar

Program:  The Underground Railroad in Northeastern Illinois

Presented by: Larry McClellan

For more details, visit   https://nsgsil.wildapricot.org/



Polish Genealogical Society
Sunday, August 15
Polish Genealogical Society  (ISGS Member Society Events)
2:00 pm
Virtual Event
 
Program:  Guide to Researching Family Roots in Lithuania
Presented by:  Laimonas Gryva
 
For more details, visit https://pgsa.org