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Oct 13 2020


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Researching Your Chicago Ancestors

Tuesday, October 13 7:00pm – 8:30pm

The guest speaker is Steve Szabados reviews what sources are available to help you research your Chicago ancestors. Databases discussed will include vital records, church records, state records, federal records, employment records, histories of the neighborhoods, and much more. The sources that are reviewed will include online websites, genealogy collections held at the major libraries, collections at local libraries, and collections compiled by area genealogical societies.

Steve Szabados is a genealogy speaker, author, and columnist. He has been researching his ancestors for about fourteen years and has traced ancestors back to the 1600s New England and 1730s in Poland, Germany, Bohemia, and Slovenia. He is a member of the Polish Genealogical Society of America, the Illinois State Genealogical Society, and Northwest Suburban Genealogical Society. Steve is the author of six print books and five eBooks all about genealogy.

For further 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!

Researching Your Chicago Ancestors

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