DuPage County Genealogical Society
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Wednesday, September 20
European Immigration to America from 1800 to 1940 by Steve Szabados  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
DuPage County Historical Museum
Join us for European Immigration to America from 1800 to 1940 by Steve Szabados. Description of the When did your ancestors immigrate, where did they leave, why did they leave, how did they get here? We may never know the exact answers to these questions, but hopefully, this program will give you insights to possible ancestors and clear up some of the confusions.
 
Meet and greet 6:30 p.m.
Meeting/Program 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


FamilySearch.org – The Ultimate Free, Online Genealogy Resource with Maureen Brady
Saturday, September 23
FamilySearch.org – The Ultimate Free, Online Genealogy Resource with Maureen Brady  (Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wheaton Public Library, lower level, large meeting room
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. 
 
Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org using the ‘Programs and Events’ calendar or call 630-868-7520.
The class fee is $10, payable with check/cash at the door.
Registration is kindly requested, but not required.
 
 


Investigating Your Family History with the History Cop, Raymond Johnson
Saturday, September 30
Investigating Your Family History with the History Cop, Raymond Johnson  (Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wheaton Public Library, lower level, large meeting room
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. 
 
Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org using the ‘Programs and Events’ calendar or call 630-868-7520.
The class fee is $10, payable with check/cash at the door.
Registration is kindly requested, but not required.
 



FamilySearch.org – (part 2) Family Tree with Maureen Brady
Tuesday, October 10
FamilySearch.org – (part 2) Family Tree with Maureen Brady  (Class)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Wheaton Public Library, lower level, large meeting room
Learn how to use the Family Tree function of FamilySearch.org.
 
Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org using the ‘Programs and Events’ calendar or call 630-868-7520.
The class fee is $10, payable with check/cash at the door.
Registration is kindly requested, but not required.
 


Wednesday, October 18
Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestors By Thomas MacEntee  (Monthly Meetings)
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Wheaton Public Library - Lower Level
 
NOTE MEETING STARTS AT 6:00 P.M. 
 
Thomas MacEntee will presenting a "live" webinar about "Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestors"
The War of 1812, often called America’s Second Revolution, left behind a valuable set of records that have proven valuable for genealogical research. Many of these records like pension files can help solve the “pre-1850 census” issues when only the head of household was named in the US federal census.
 
Meet and greet is 6:00 p.m. 
Meeting/Program 6:30-8:30 p.m.


File Organization for Genealogy with Carole Magnuson
Saturday, October 21
File Organization for Genealogy with Carole Magnuson  (Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wheaton Public Library, lower level, large meeting room
Information gathered from a multitude of sources is most useful and easily found when it’s 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 that can be used as a foundation for a family history book or CD/DVD. Evernote, the note-taking, organizing and archiving app will also be discussed.
 
Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org using the ‘Programs and Events’ calendar or call 630-868-7520.
The class fee is $10, payable with check/cash at the door.
Registration is kindly requested, but not required.
 


Internet Genealogy with Tina Beaird
Saturday, October 28
Internet Genealogy with Tina Beaird  (Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wheaton Public Library, lower level, large meeting room
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.
 
Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org using the ‘Programs and Events’ calendar or call 630-868-7520.
The class fee is $10, payable with check/cash at the door.
Registration is kindly requested, but not required.
 



43rd Annual Conference
Saturday, March 10, 2018
43rd Annual Conference  (Conference)
NIU Conference Center
 
Details coming soon.