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Including the Neighboring Lake County Communities of:

Beach Park, Gurnee, North Chicago, Park City, Wadsworth, Waukegan, Wildwood, and Winthrop Harbor




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Know Your DNA
From Donna Moore
Founder of Know Your DNA

MONDAY
APRIL 19, 2021


"The Mysterious Death of Anna T. MacPhillips"
(Webinar)

ZOOM MEETING

Presented by: Thomas MacEntee

Thomas MacEntee

ABOUT THE TOPIC

Can a mysterious family photo with a cryptic message on the back lead you to an amazing story of love and loss? Starting with a family photo, learn how you can plan your genealogy research to find out more information about the photo's subject including vital record information, newspaper articles, and even circumstances that you might not expect! You'll also learn how to track your research and use solid research methodology to evaluate records.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER

What happens when a "tech guy" with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get me, Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who's also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, marketer, network builder and more.

Thomas was laid off after a 25-year career in the information technology field, so he started his own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy. Currently Thomas shares many of his articles and videos for free at GenealogyBargains.com!

"I'm a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics and I've finally figured out what I do best: teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration. I believe in success, and that we all succeed when we help each other find success.

I see things differently than most in the genealogy field; I'm almost never content with the status quo. That doesn't mean I chase after change just for the sake of change; but when I see an opportunity to improve something and to bring more people into the genealogy sphere, that's where you'll find me."

ZOOM MEETING

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Make sure that you've installed the Zoom software before the event and you'll use that link to join the meeting when it begins. It is free install. Click the link below for more information

ZOOM How To & Participant Guide

ZOOM REGISTRATION

You Must Register to attend this free zoom presentation. Send in an email your first and last name and inform whether you are a member or not, and your email address. Send that email registration to vam1488@gmail.com by the Sunday evening prior to the zoom meeting. You will receive an email back giving you the details to link in to the meeting on Monday.


LOCATION
ZOOM Meeting
Beach Park Village Hall
11270 Wadsworth Road - Lower Level
Beach Park, IL 60099


SPEAKER
7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

BREAK/SOCIALIZE
8:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

BUSINESS MEETING
8:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.







The ZION GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY research materials are housed at the Zion-Benton Public Library for the public's use. Our society volunteers are at the Zion-Benton Library to assist you if needed on Monday mornings, from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon and on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings, from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.

Due to COVID-19 there will be no society volunteers available at this time for assistance.

Our quarterly newsletter The Illuminator is published in February, May, August and November. Articles may be submitted online to the Editor or mailed to the Society at: 2400 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, IL 60099.

Questions? Contact...
Zion Genealogical Society




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NEXT MONTH:

May 17, 2021
"Introduction to WikiTree"
Speaker: Marty Acks


ZOOM - HOW DOES IT WORK?

Make sure that you've installed the Zoom software before the event and you'll use that link to join the meeting when it begins. Click the link below for more information

ZOOM How To & Participant Guide

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Updated March 24, 2021

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