Reminder: Our Next Genealogy Program at STDL Is Tomorrow October 8, 2013

Hi Everyone!

It is that time once again when we will be having another Genealogy Program at the central location of the Schaumburg Township District Library on Tuesday evening, October 8, 2013 at 7:30 PM.  We are located at 130 S. Roselle Road in Schaumburg, IL.

There is no pre-registration required in order to attend the program.  There is no fee charged to attend.  Anyone can attend this program.  You do not have to be a library card holder with the Schaumburg Township District Library in order to attend.

Here is a summary of the information about the program:

Jeff Bockman PhotoThe Genealogy program will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the 2nd floor Classroom. The guest speaker for the evening will be Jeffrey Bockman. Jeffrey will present a program titled “Using Maps in Genealogical Research”.

Jeffrey will present an overview of both physical and online maps including: Historical Atlases: State and County, Plat (Land ownership), inside details on Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, along with Panoramic, Migration, Topographical, and others. Looks at using maps with other records and using them to help find other records.

Jeff is a past five-term President of the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society and DCGS 2010 & 2011 Conference Chair.
He was Chairman of the 2006 Chicagoland Genealogical Consortium
He was the Local Arrangements Chair for the 2006 NGS Conference.
Jeff is also a prior four-term Vice President of the Illinois State Genealogical Society. Jeff is also the DuPage County IL GenWeb Project webmaster since Sept. 1996

He has applied his engineering, management, computer, and organizational development background to help with the analyzing, problem solving and organization of records necessary for genealogical research. He has been doing genealogical research since 1987 and has been active in societies, society management, classes, and presenting lectures since 1994.

The doors to the room will open at approximately 7 PM so participants can pick up any handouts, review books and journals and interact with other participants. Tony Kierna, the STDL genealogist, will start the program at 7:30. Introductions of new participants will occur as well as a brief review of handouts and genealogical matters. It is expected that the guest speaker’s presentation will start at around 7:45-8:00 PM. We will end the session by 9:30 PM.

For further information contact Tony Kierna at 847-923-3390.

Tony Kierna
Genealogy Coordinator
Schaumburg Township District Library

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