Fountaindale Public Library District · Webinar · Workshops and Events

Genealogy Day 2017 Webinar Links and Handouts Online Now! – Motivation Monday

Genealogy Day – May 6, 2017 All webinars airing in Central Standard Time! Sign up now for a free event reminder! 09:30 a.m.  Genetic Genealogy with Robert Sliwinski  11:30 a.m.  Are You Related to Someone Famous?  with Robert Allen 2:00 p.m. Where the Murderers Roam with Dr. Daniel Hubbard Downloadable Handouts for Genealogy Day 2017 DNA Explorers Handout  Are… Continue reading Genealogy Day 2017 Webinar Links and Handouts Online Now! – Motivation Monday

Military · State Specific Research · Websites

More Sources for Finding Your WWI Military Ancestor! – Friday’s Faces From the Past

I wrote earlier this month about the U.S. Army Transport Lists, 1910-1939, which were released by Ancestry.com earlier this month. My friend Jennifer Holik has been doing some World War 1 research, and discovered deceased veterans were included in the transport lists.  This was a great catch to be sure!  In my latest browse of… Continue reading More Sources for Finding Your WWI Military Ancestor! – Friday’s Faces From the Past

Databases · Military · Websites

Huge Breakthrough in American WWI Military Research! Ancestry Releases Army Transport Lists 1910-1939! – Workday Wednesday

There’s great news for everyone searching for their American WWI military ancestors.  To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I, Ancestry just released U.S., Army Transport Lists 1910-1939. Why is this important to you? These Troop Passenger Lists document the movement of Americans and ships going to… Continue reading Huge Breakthrough in American WWI Military Research! Ancestry Releases Army Transport Lists 1910-1939! – Workday Wednesday

European Research · Fountaindale Public Library District · State Specific Research · Websites

Fugitives from Justice! – Thriller Thursday

As we’re gearing up for this year’s Genealogy Day program of “Crime, Fame, and other Genealogical Confessions,” here are few sites we’ve found which can help you hunt down the notorious figures lurking in your family tree. Looking for a daily dose of ancestral crime?  Murder by Gaslight highlights criminal stories and cases from all… Continue reading Fugitives from Justice! – Thriller Thursday

Conference · Fountaindale Public Library District · Public Presentations · Webinar · Workshops and Events

Genealogy Day 2017: Crime, Fame, and Other Genealogical Confessions

Join us for Fountaindale Public Library’s seventh annual Genealogy Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Genealogy Day is free and open to the public!   In addition to the speakers, participants will enjoy Door Prizes, Society Booths, on the spot digital photo restorations, and three outstanding lecture topics! This year’s… Continue reading Genealogy Day 2017: Crime, Fame, and Other Genealogical Confessions

Webinar · Workshops and Events

Two-Day Irish Genealogy Workshop Webinar and Handouts – Motivation Monday

Irish Genealogy: Resources for Success! Wednesday, March 15, 2017 All webinars airing in Central Standard Time! 09:30 a.m.  Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Research & Irish Education and School Records 11:30 a.m. Gravestone Inscriptions and Newspapers as Sources for Irish Research 1:30 p.m. Sources Available for Irish Research by County & Introduction to Archives in Ireland… Continue reading Two-Day Irish Genealogy Workshop Webinar and Handouts – Motivation Monday

Webinar · Websites · Workshops and Events

New Resources for Irish Research! – Those Places Thursday

There are some exciting new developments in Irish genealogy research.  The National Archives of Ireland has released a brand new Family Research Online Class site.  Geared primarily for students as an introduction to methodology and research, these online modules are open to anyone with an interest in Irish genealogy.  The place name guide is very comprehensive and… Continue reading New Resources for Irish Research! – Those Places Thursday