Tuesday, July 2, 2013

July 2013 Webinar – Common Surnames: Ways to Identify Your Ancestors in a Crowd


We probably all have at least one common surname to contend with in our research. Join us on July 9, when Juliana Smith will teach us some tips and tricks in her presentation Common Surnames: Ways to Identify Your Ancestors in a Crowd.

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Techniques for finding your Smiths (or Kellys or Browns...). Methodology and some helpful reports and charts that can make your search easier.

Presenter: Juliana Smith

Juliana Szucs Smith has been working for Ancestry.com for more than 14 years. She began her family history journey trolling through microfilms at the tender age of 11 with her mother. She has written many articles for online and print genealogical publications and wrote the "Computers and Technology" chapter of The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy. Juliana holds a certificate from Boston University's Online Genealogical Research Program, and is currently on the clock working towards certification from the Board for Certification of Genealogists.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5387125736981834496

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on July 9, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://ilgensoc.org/members.php. If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=8 for more information.

Spread the Word: Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://ilgensoc.org/upload/menu/2013_Webinar_Brochure.pdf.

Make a Contribution: Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

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