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Reconstructing Your Soldier's WWI Experience with Tina Beaird
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Reconstructing Your Soldier's WWI Experience with Tina Beaird  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Wheaton Public Library - Lower Level
Many federal WWI personnel records were destroyed in a National Archives fire in the 1970s. Tina offers ways to locate copies of peripheral federal military records and provides solutions for recreating some of your soldier's lost military history by using local government documents, newspapers and more.
 
Meet and greet 6:30 p.m.
Meeting/Program 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.



Untying the Knot: Divorce Records with Kimberly Nagy
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Untying the Knot: Divorce Records with Kimberly Nagy  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Wheaton Public Library - Lower Level
There is a wealth of information to be found in divorce records including marriage dates, birth dates of the couple and their children, and locations. Beyond this, these records offer an insight into their personalities and possessions. This session will explore the process of finding divorce records as well as how to get the most information from those records.
 
Meet and greet 6:30 p.m.
Meeting/Program 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.



43rd Annual Conference
Saturday, March 10, 2018
43rd Annual Conference  (Conference)
NIU Conference Center
 
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Oh Where, Oh Where Are My Ancestors From? with Teresa McMillin
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Oh Where, Oh Where Are My Ancestors From? with Teresa McMillin  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Wheaton Public Library - Lower Level
Finding your immigrant ancestor's town of origin is often considered the holy grail of genealogical research. With this piece of information, the family line can be extended across the ocean. Have you spent years searching for this elusive piece of information? This talk suggests many strategies that just might help you break down that brick wall. Highlights include:
  • Basic information you should have for your ancestor
  • More obscure information that might be available
  • Branching out beyond your ancestor, to friends, family and associates
  • Organizing and documenting your research
Meet and greet 6:30 p.m.
Meeting/Program 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.



What's New on the Internet for Genealogists? by Caron Brennan
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
What's New on the Internet for Genealogists? by Caron Brennan  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Wheaton Public Library - Lower Level
There are new genealogy sites on the Internet every day.  This fast-paced presentation is a review of popular, new, little known, and perhaps unusual genealogy resources on the internet to help you in your research.

Meet and greet 6:30 p.m.
Meeting/Program 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.