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Zion Genealogical Society of Lake County (Illinois, USA)

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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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Checkout the Calendar of Genealogy Events by State Sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

Click Here for the May Handout on Using Newspapers


War of 1812 Contributor

FUNDRAISING COMPLETE

While the fundraising has ended, the digitization process continues. As of June 2018 images for surnames A through O were available at Fold3. That process will continue until every page of every War of 1812 pension record is added.


Worldwide Indexing Event - Fuel The


MONDAY
JANUARY 20, 2020

"Using Newspapers"
Hands-On Workshop

Vicki Mattson

Presented by: Joanne Layne
and
Vicki Mattson

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER

JOANNE LAYNE

Joanne is a co-founder of the Zion Genealogical Society, has volunteered for more than 30 years at the Zion-Benton Public Library assisting patrons to begin or continue tracing their family trees. She is a former Confidential Intermediary for the State of Illinois and the owner of PeaopleSearch, Inc., a company that performs criminal background checks for employers, landlords and employment agencies as well as locating missing or unknown heirs for estates (Forensic Genealogy.)

VICKI MATTSON

Vicki lives in Waukegan and is retired from the school bus industry after forty years and is still involved as an instructor for the state of Illinois. As a member of the Zion Genealogical Society she is President and the FGS delegate. Vicki serves on the board of the Illinois State Genealogy Society and as secretary of the Waukegan Historical Society and volunteers as a docent for the History museum, Oakwood Cemetery Walk and Tour of Homes. Vicki has been researching her family history for twenty years, mostly in the southern states but also Gallatin and White Counties IL

ABOUT THE TOPIC

Using Newspapers" A Hands-On Workshop

LOCATION
Zion-Benton Public Library
2400 Gabriel Avenue
Zion, IL 60099

SPEKER
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.

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.

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NEXT MONTH

FEBRUARY 17, 2020
"Using Google"
A Hands-On Workshop


Presented by: Vicki Mattson

Vicki Mattson

GENETIC GENEALOGY
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP
"DNA SIG"

Currently plans are to hold our DNA SIG workshops every other month at the Beach Park Village Hall on a Sunday from 1-3pm. Don Classey, ZGS President, will usually facilitate and will share pertinent information as we work together to get into our DNA results and figure out what they mean and what to do with that data as it relates to our genealogical research.

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Updated January 12, 2020

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