Other Events

Genealogy Club: Unusual Places to Find Births and Naturalizations
Online via Zoom and in-person at 125 S. Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126 IL Elmhurst Public Library October 20, 10:30am Central

Presenter: Debra Dudek

Widen your search for birth dates and locations, as well as naturalization, from a variety of underutilized resources, including military rosters, consulate applications, voter registration, passports, and more. Learn about both digital and physical resources to help fill in gaps in your family tree. Details and registration at: elmhurstpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/eventdetails?eventid=39550&lib=0

Was Your Ancestor Accused of Being a Witch?: Exploring the Colonial New England Witchcraft Trials
Wednesday, October 26
11am – 12pm Central

Register at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/505119869583247

We have been fascinated by the stories of the New England witchcraft trials, particularly those in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, for hundreds of years. In this lecture presented by Karen Fortin, we will explore what happened and what our ancestors believed and try to explain why these events took place.

Getting Started with Your Italian Genealogy (Hybrid Event)
Thursday, November 3
7pm Central

Presented by Town and Country Public Library

Are your ancestors from Italy? Join us to find out how to begin tracing your Italian ancestors. We will show you how to use Italian genealogical language resources, tools, and maps online. We will learn about the major genealogical records necessary to identify your Italian ancestry and we will show you how to locate these Italian records online. Register at: https://elburn.librarymarket.com/event/genealogy-seekers-italian-genealogy

Fountaindale PL- Exploring Chicago Collections
Wednesday, November 9
7pm – 8pm Central

Chicago Collections is a consortium of more than 45 libraries, museums, historical societies and other cultural heritage organizations collaborating to preserve and promote the history of the Chicago region. The Chicago Collections Portal Manager Kate Flynn will provide an overview of the resources available on the site Registration link will be found here, closer to the event date: Go to the libraries website and scroll down to the end of the page to find the information.

DNA Painter.com’s What Are the Odds Tool
Monday, November 14
1pm – 2pm Central

Presentation by Fred J. Voss

Register for this free webinar at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1760216285821765132

This is aimed at experienced DNA researchers. It is assumed that you are familiar with DNA matches, Shared Match lists and using the Shared CM table on dnapainter.com

October is Family History Month

and there are several extra presentations scheduled this month by different organizations. In October, Familysearch.org will have Hungary, Russian, Ukraine and other Eastern European countries webinars on various days. November will have some Irish, British and other topics that might be of interest. Legacy Family Tree Webinars will have the Riesinger Memorial Lecture Series 6 all day Friday Oct 7. All of these are free.

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