JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS of Illinois, Sunday July 28 #general


Martin Fischer
 

JGS of Illinois
Sunday July 28 2013 meeting: Researching Your Chicago Ancestors

Date: Sunday July 28 2013
Time: 2 p.m.

Place: Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster St.
Skokie Illinois

Topic: Researching Your Chicago Ancestors

Genealogy lecturer and author Stephen M. Szabados will present his program
'Researching Your Chicago Ancestors' at 2 p.m. Sunday July 28
2013 at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois meeting in Temple
Beth Israel 3601 W. Dempster St. Skokie.

The JGSI meeting facilities at Temple Beth Israel will open at 12:30 p.m.
to accommodate members who want to use or borrow genealogy library materials,
get help with genealogy websites on the Internet or ask genealogical
questions before the main program begins. For more information, visit
http://jgsi.org/ or phone 312-666-0100.

In his program, Stephen M. Szabados will review what Chicago genealogical
sources are available and where they can be found. His program will touch
on vital records, state and federal records, employment records,
neighborhood histories and much more. He will discuss online resources as
well as genealogy collections at local and other libraries.

Szabados has traced his ancestors back to the 1600s in New England and the
1730s in Poland, Germany, Bohemia and Slovenia. He is the author of two
genealogy books, 'Finding Grandma's European Ancestors' and
'Finding Your Family History: Steps to Get Started.' He is also the
genealogy columnist for the Polish American Journal.

After the program, he will make available his books for purchase at a
reduced rate.

Martin Fischer
Vice President-Programming
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

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