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Join Live: Irish Emigrants to North America

Before, During & After the Famine

2021-03-09 19:00:00 2021-03-09 20:30:00 America/Chicago Join Live: Irish Emigrants to North America Online -

Tuesday, March 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-09 19:00:00 2021-03-09 20:30:00 America/Chicago Join Live: Irish Emigrants to North America Online -

Learn about the routes taken and the reasons for the emigration from Ireland to the U.S. and Canada before, during and after the famine. Learn how this mass movement of people can affect your research, plus what tools and records are available to trace your Irish ancestor.

Presenter Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research. Paul has been designing genealogy workshops, writing books and lecturing for over 35 years. He holds an advanced degree in Theology and is particularly knowledgeable about the church and its role in record keeping. As a genealogist, he speaks on a variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles, migration to North America and research methodology. He is the 2018 recipient of the Utah Genealogical Society Fellow Award. Paul is currently the book review editor of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois Newsletter (BIGWILL).

For more information, contact Tony Kierna at akierna@stdl.org.

This program will take place online on Zoom. After registering, you will receive a link to the Zoom webinar at least one hour in advance of the program. Don't see the email? Make sure you check your spam folder!

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Tue, Nov 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 02 9:00AM to 4:45PM
Sat, Dec 03 9:00AM to 4:45PM
Sun, Dec 04 12:00PM to 4:45PM

About the library

The Schaumburg Township District Library serves in excess of 134,000 residents in portions of the municipalities Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg and Streamwood. With over 1 million visitors each year, the library circulates over 2,000,000 items annually and is the second largest public library in the state of Illinois.

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