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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

VOLUNTEERS RETURN TO ZION-BENTON LIBRARY ON SATURDAYS VIA APPOINTMENT.

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MONDAY
NOVEMBER 15, 2021


"That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors"

ZOOM MEETING

Presented by: Michael L. Strauss, AG

Marty Acks

ABOUT THE TOPIC

The end of the nineteenth century witnessed the transformation of the United States from a developing nation into a global power. Discover your ancestors that served in the war with Spain along with records of the Boxer Rebellion (1900) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) in which United States troops participation on land and sea. This lecture focuses on the many records at the National Archives and other research facilities covering all three military conflicts.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER

Michael L. Strauss, AG, an Accredited Genealogist and forensic investigator, is a native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Utah. He holds a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is a licensed Private Investigator and qualified expert witness in Surrogate Court and Circuit Court in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia. Michael is an approved genealogist with the United States Army to locate DNA qualified persons MIA from Korea, Vietnam, and World War II. He is a national genealogical lecturer and instructor for military courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), and Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research (VIGR). He was the film historian for the 2015 Academy Award nominated movie "Finding Vivian Maier"

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 [email protected] 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. On Saturdays by appointment only, our society volunteer has returned to the Zion-Benton Library to assist you. Let the library know that you wish to schedule some time with the Zion Genealogical Society volunteer. Give them your name and phone number (and/or email). They will contact the society and give them your information. The society volunteer will in-turn contact you with their available times to meet. We are delighted to be of assistance to you again.

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:

Decembe 2021
"NO MEETING"
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Updated September 20, 2021

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