It’s Relative is a genealogical service business providing lectures, workshops, research and consultations.

It's Relative is based in the suburbs of Chicago. There is easy access to many of the major repositories in Illinois and the Midwest including the Great Lakes branch of the National Archives,  Illinois Regional Archive Depository (IRAD), Newberry Library, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Wisconsin Historical Society Library-Archives in Madison as well as many others.
It's Relative
1415 Larsen Lane
Naperville, IL 60563






Speaking & Class Schedule
--2018--

08 February 2018
Naperville, IL
From Land Records to Google Earth: Mapping Your Family's Place
7:30pm
Fox Valley Genealogical Society

18 February 2018
Northbrook, IL
Researching Jewish Ancestors on Ancestry Library Edition
2:00pm
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

28 February 2018 - 03 March 2018
Salt Lake City, UT
Loose Women: Record Search for the Female Felon
with Janice Minor Forte
RootsTech 2018

08 March 2018
Crystal Lake, IL
Resources Available through Ancestry Library Edition
7:00pm
McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society

28 March 2018
Webinar
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
8:00pm EST
7:00pm CST
Georgia Genealogical Society

10 April 2018
St. Charles, IL
Delving Deeper into the Census
7:00pm
St. Charles Public Library

11 April 2018
Bolingbrook, IL
Mapping and Sharing Your Ancestor's Military Experience
7:00pm
Fountaindale Public Library

24 May 2018
St. Charles, IL
From Land Records to Google Earth: Mapping your Family’s Place
7:00pm
St. Charles Public Library

26 May 2018
Naperville, IL
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
9:30am
Naperville Public Library

23 June 2018
Hoffman Estates, IL
GeneaQuest 2018 Conference
DNA LABS - Pre-registration
Getting the Most Out of Your AncestryDNA
Introduction to Using GEDmatch
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAGGNI, Computer Assisted Genealogy Group Northern Illinois

14 August 2018
Webinar
National Archives Resources at the Chicago Branch
8:00pm CST
Illinois State Genealogical Society

27 August 2018
Plainfield, IL
Mobile Device Apps for the Family Historian
7:00pm
Plainfield Public Library District

04 September 2018
Boulder Junction, WI
Boulder Junction Community Center
National Archives Resources at the Chicago Branch
7:00pm
Northern Waters Genealogical Society


Past Speaking Engagements
--2017--

14 February 2017
Schaumburg, IL
Searching Genealogical Websites Successfully
7:30pm
Schaumburg Township District Library

07 March 2017
Elgin, IL
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
9:30am
Elgin Genealogical Society

09 March 2017
Crystal Lake, IL
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
7:00pm
McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society

18 March 2017
Valparaiso, IN
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
10:00am
Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society

28 March 2017
Batavia, IL
DNA 101 - A Genealogists New Tool
7:00pm
Batavia Public Library

13 April 2017
Naperville, IL
DNA 101 - A Genealogists New Tool
7:30pm
Fox Valley Genealogical Society

26-29 April 2017
Sandusky, OH
OGS Conference - Genealogy Gone Wild
Workshop - Loose Women, Policy Queen Pins and Black Ewes: Record Search
for the Out-Law Female with Janis Minor-Forte
Probate Records - Looking Beyond the Will
Ohio Genealogical Society

10 June 2017
Northbrook, IL
Ancestry.com Tips and Tricks
1:00pm
North Suburban Genealogical Society

19 June 2017
Beach Park, IL
Hunting for Your Ancestors' Medical Clues
7:00pm
Zion Genealogical Society or Lake County (Illinois, USA)

30 August - 02 September 2017
Pittsburg, PA
Federation of Genealogical Societies - 2017 Conference
Oh, Those Pesky Minutes and Motions
Your Genealogical Society is NOT Alone
Federation of Genealogical Societies

14 September 2017
Tinley Park, IL
From Land Records to Google Earth: Mapping Your Family's Place
7:00pm
Tinley Moraine Genealogists

25 September 2017
Elburn, IL
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
10:00am
Town and Country Library

28 November 2017
Lombard, IL
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
7:00pm
Helen Plum Library
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