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Monday, March 24, 2014

Upcoming Fudamentals of Genealogy® Lectures and Availability

Currently available in 2016:  September 5 thru December 11, 2016  
      (EXCEPT  September 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 24, 28, 29; October 1, 8, 13, 15, 17, 22, 29;
        November 5, 10 and holidays)

Currently available in 2017:  March 1 thru December 15, 2017  
      (EXCEPT March 2, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23; April 6, 8, 13, 22, 29; May 6, 8-15; June 26 and holidays)
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.---"Understanding Commercial DNA Test Results" (part one) (free) talk at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL.
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.---"Beginning Genealogy: A Crash Course" (paid) in Oakton's Alliance for Lifelong Learning non-credit program.
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.---"What To Do with Your DNA Test Results" (part two) (free) talk at the Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, IL.
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.---"Beyond Ancestry.com's Shaky Leaf Hints" (paid) in Oakton's Alliance for Lifelong Learning non-credit program.
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.---"Reuniting Families with their Purple Heart Heroes" (free) talk at the Wheeling Historical Society & Museum, 251 N. Wolf Road, Wheeling, IL.
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.---"Compiling Your Medical Family Tree" (paid) in Oakton's Alliance for Lifelong Learning non-credit program.
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.---"Understanding Commercial DNA Test Results" (paid) in Oakton's Alliance for Lifelong Learning non-credit program.
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Saturday, April 8, 2017---"Beyond Ancestry's Shaky Leaf Hints: Part 1 - What to do next" (paid) seminar at The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, IL.
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Saturday, April 8, 2017---"Beyond Ancestry's Shaky Leaf Hints: Part 2 - Where to go next" seminar at The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, IL.
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.---"Most Helpful Genealogy Tools You've Never Used" (paid) in Oakton's Alliance for Lifelong Learning non-credit program.
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Saturday, April 22, 2017---"Most Helpful Tools You've Never Used - Part 5" (paid) seminar at The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, IL.
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Saturday, April 22, 2017---"Most Helpful Tools You've Never Used - Part 6" (paid) seminar at The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, IL.
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Saturday, April 29, 2017---"From Piles to Files: Organization for Genealogists" (paid) seminar at The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, IL.
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Saturday, April 29, 2017---"Understanding Commercial DNA Test Results" (paid) seminar at The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, IL.
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017---The Chicago Genealogical Society's 50th Anniversary Celebration!
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---May 8-15, 2017 for National Genealogical Society's Annual Conference
  • TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED---Monday, June 26, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. ---"Compiling Your Medical Family Tree" (free) talk at the Town and Country Library, Elburn, IL.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Fundamentals Lecture Topics

To book a lecture, complete the Contact Form in the right sidebar to send your desired lecture topic + date + group size + email address.

Fundamentals Lecture Topics
  • NEW!  “Beyond Ancestry.com's Shaky Leaf Hints: Part 1-What To Do Next”
  • NEW!  “Beyond Ancestry.com's Shaky Leaf Hints: Part 2-Where To Go Next”
  • NEW!  “Understanding Commercial DNA Test Results (part 1)”
  • NEW!  “What To Do with Commercial DNA Test Results (part 2)
  • NEW!  “The Most Helpful Genealogy Tools You’ve Never Used-Part One"
  • NEW!  “The Most Helpful Genealogy Tools You’ve Never Used-Part Two"
  • NEW!  “The Most Helpful Genealogy Tools You’ve Never Used-Part Three"
  • NEW!  “The Most Helpful Genealogy Tools You’ve Never Used-Part Four"
  • NEW!  “From Piles to Files: Organizing Your Genealogy" 
  • “Forensic Genealogy Techniques for the Everyday Researcher”
  • “No, the Census Taker Didn’t Miss Them: Finding Online U.S. Census Records”
  • "Compiling Your Medical Family Tree"
  • “A 60-Minute Crash Course: Beginning Genealogy Using Accredited Methods”
  • “Which Evidence Is Best?: Genealogical Evidence Analysis and Weighing Instruction"
  • “Why Am I Stuck? 10 Solutions to Common Genealogical Brick Walls”
  • “From Research to News to Help: The Latest Internet Techniques for the Genealogist”
  • “Astonishing Results Using Today’s Social Media Networkimg”
  • "Amazing Research Suggestions from 'Hidden Sources' a book by Laura Szucs Pfeiffer"
  • “Little-Known Essentials: 10 Ways to Supercharge Your Genealogy”
  • “Turn Your Nemesis Into A Friend: Analyzing, Recording & Organizing Your Research”
  • "Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: Assembling Your Ancestor's Business Biography"
 A custom genealogy topic that you know your group would enjoy!

Friday, March 7, 2014

Welcome to the Fundamentals of Genealogy® Blog!

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