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DuPage County Genealogical Society
DuPage County Genealogical Society

Coming soon . . .

Further your genealogy research or learn some new skills at the fall classes. The classes are held in the large meeting room of the lower level at Wheaton Public Library on the following dates and times. To register, sign up online at wheatonlibrary.org using the 'Programs and Events Calendar' or call Wheaton Public Library at (630) 868-7520.          ‚Äč                                                                                                                                               
Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1-3 PM
FamilySearch.org: The Ultimate Free, Online Genealogy Resource with Maureen Brady
It’s all about family. FamilySearch.org is the largest, free genealogy resource on the internet.  Learn why to have an account, how to search the records, use FamilySearch’s Family Tree, add photos, stories and documents, access FamilySearch’s digitized books, get help, search the catalog and order film. 
 
Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 1-3 PM
Investigating Your Family History with the History Cop, Raymond Johnson
Join professional genealogist, author, and local historian Ray Johnson for a fun look at beginning the investigation into your family history. Topics include where to start, census records, naturalization and immigration records, vital records, newspapers and cemetery research.
 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 PM
FamilySearch.org Part 2: Family Tree with Maureen Brady
This session focuses on creating and using FamilySearch’s Family Tree.
 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1-3 PM
File Organization for Genealogy with Carole Magnuson
Information gathered from a multitude of sources is most useful and easily found when organized in an orderly and logical way. This class will demonstrate various ways to organize a collection, reduce piles of paper, and put information in a format usable as a foundation for a family history book or CD/DVD. Evernote, the note-taking, organizing and archiving app will also be discussed.
 
Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 1-3 PM
­­­­­­­­­Internet Genealogy with Tina Beaird
There is a colossal amount of family information on the Internet. Learn how to evaluate websites to find the most reliable sources, use subscription databases in tandem with free genealogy websites and find out what’s new in the online genealogy community.
 
You may attend any or all of these classes.
Each class is $10, payable with check/cash at the door.
Registration is kindly requested, but not required.