Serving portions of DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and Will Counties in Illinois

Fox Valley Genealogical Society of Naperville, Illinois
Invites you to its 21st Annual Fall Conference
On Saturday, September 27, 2014

Lisa Louse Cooke Photo
Sleuthing Strategies to Solve Family History Mysteries
Lisa Louise Cooke
International Genealogy Speaker Author of Books:
Owner of Genealogy Gems
Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies

Producer and Host of:
The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox
Genealogy Gems Podcast How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers
Family History: Genealogy Made Easy Podcast Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse
Family Tree Magazine Podcast Video CD’s:
Curriculum Developer and Instructor - Family Tree University Google Earth for Genealogy

The one-hour interactive lecture topics will be

How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case - Become a genealogical detective. You’ll learn to track ancestors like a bloodhound, sniffing out holes in your research and getting missing information on the record.

Ultimate Google Search Strategies and Tips - Learn the powerful search tips and tricks that will immediately help you maximize the Google search box! An example of the use of Google Earth to geographically document your ancestor’s lives will be included.

Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers - Yearning to “read all about it?” Newspapers are a fantastic source of research leads, information and historical context for your family history. Learn the specialized approach require to achieve success in locating news on your ancestors. Include 3 Cool Tech Tools that will get you started.

Genealogy on the Go with the iPad and tablets - Technology has brought much more than convenience of digitized genealogical records to our home computers. It has also delivered an incredible level of portability to family history research! The iPad and tablets are built for hitting the road and is ideally suited for genealogy due to their sleek lightweight size, gorgeous graphics and myriad of apps and tools. In this lecture you will discover the top apps and best practices that make your iPad or tablet a genealogical powerhouse!

Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Road, Naperville, Illinois
is conveniently located on Gartner Road just east of Washington Street (north of 75th Street and west of Naper Boulevard). The building will open at 8 a.m. for walk-in registrations with the conference beginning promptly at 9 a.m.

Continental breakfast and lunch are included

Genealogy vendors and door prizes are also featured.

To Register:

Online: Use our Online Conference Registration Form and pay with PayPal.

By Mail: Print our Brochure and mail the registration form to us.

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