Reserve hotel rooms now for the 2016 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference

Today’s the day! It’s officially time to begin making your hotel reservations for the 2016 FGS conference. Anyone with an interest in family history is invited! The dates are 31 August – 1 September 2016 and the place is Springfield, Illinois. The host society is the Illinois State Genealogical Society. Book your hotel today to […]

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Mark your calendars for the Illinois State Genealogical Society 2016 Webinars

The Illinois State Genealogical Society has issued the 2016 lineup for its popular and free monthly webinar series. It’s a nice variety of speakers and topics for the new year. I am pleased to share that I will be doing the one on October 11, 2016. The title is Midwestern Gems:Back Issues of Genealogical, Historical […]

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War of 1812 Preserve the Pensions Project update

You may have read previous posts I did about this exciting project. I just checked the FREE images on the Fold3 website www.fold3.com/title_761/war_of_1812_pension_files/ and there are now 253,498 images on there. I think July 4th is a great day to honor this project. I have donated twice and will donate again in August at the […]

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