I thought I would post this reminder of our next upcoming Genealogy Program at the Schaumburg Township District Library.
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.
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG
Here are the details of our upcoming program for Tuesday evening, February 13, 2018:
The Genealogy program will be held on Tuesday February 13 2018 at 7:30 PM in The Classroom. The guest speaker for the evening will be Teresa Steinkamp McMillin. Teresa will present a program titled “The Voyages of Our German Immigrants”.
Germans began immigrating to the United States in 1683 according to documented history. This talk will highlight significant aspects of the first four major waves of migration through 1910. The areas from which they came and motivations that typified each wave will be detailed. Available immigration and emigration records help tell the immgrants’ story. Laws changed over time and impacted various aspects of the immigration experience.
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin Certified Genealogist, author of the Guide to Hanover Military Records 1514-1866 on Microfilm at the Family History Library, is the owner of Lind Street Research a company dedicated to helping people discover their German ancestry. She is a popular speaker for national regional and local genealogical societies.
Reading German gothic script found in Germanic records prior to the mid-1900s is second nature to her. Researching ancestors in Chicago and other areas of the Midwest is another of Teresas specialty areas.
She is a multi-year attendee of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). She has taken college-level German classes. Teresa is a member of the National Genealogical Society the Association of Professional Genealogists as well as many Germanic and local genealogical societies. She is the webmaster for the Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society in Arlington Heights Illinois and is a genealogy volunteer at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
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
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