Tuesday, October 7, 2014

October 2014 Webinar – Hunting for Henry: A Case Study Using Collaterals

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Join us on October 14, for Hunting for Henry: A Case Study Using Collaterals with Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, where you will learn about the importance of studying an ancestor's associates can help solve a genealogical mystery.

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Henry Steren was a German immigrant who lived in Quincy, Illinois. The United States records that were created about him indicate only that he was from the Province of Hanover in Germany. This lecture will detail how his town of origin and parents were identified, in spite of the lack of records naming him. Carefully researching each of his associates and correlating all available evidence reveals the origins of Henry. Use of the Genealogical Proof Standard is demonstrated.

Presenter: Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG

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Teresa Steinkamp McMillin is a certified genealogist who specializes in German-American and Midwest research. She has been interested in genealogy since she was a child, and actively researching her German ancestry for the past thirteen years, as well as her husband's Chicago Irish ancestors.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4324661061042799105
Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar, 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://bit.ly/isgs2014webinars.

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.

Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.


The 2014 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

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