Guest speaker Jane Haldeman will explain how estate settlements and sales, receipts or cancelled checks, property transfers, guardianships and more provide clues to understanding your ancestor or can identify an elusive one.
Jane Gwynn Haldeman is a professional speaker with more than 25 years of research experience and owner of It's Relative (www.itsrelative.net), a genealogical service business. The Chicago area-based genealogist lectures on a wide range of topics locally, at national conferences and via webinar presentations. She enjoys speaking about topics including family history technology and genealogy research methodology. She is the author of "A Genealogist's Guide to Springfield, Illinois."
She has been very active with the genealogical community in Illinois. She has been president, Illinois State Genealogical Society; president, Fox Valley Genealogical Society; registrar, Fort Payne Chapter NSDAR; and registration chair, Federation of Genealogical Societies 2016 Conference in Springfield, Ill. Jane is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Genealogy Speakers Guild.
Doors will open at approximately 7 p.m. so you can pick-up handouts, review books and journals, and network with other participants. Tony Kierna will start the program at 7:30 p.m. with introductions of new participants and a brief review of handouts and genealogical matters.
For further information contact Tony Kierna at 847-923-3390.
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