Upcoming Events

  • Tips for DNA Testing
    Oct 24, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Kane County Genealogical Society, 113 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134, USA
    Use of DNA test results to advance genealogical research has exploded in the past few years. This presentation will offer suggestions and guidelines for best utilizing this new tool.
  • DNA 101 - A Genealogist's New Tool
    Oct 19, 2019, 1:00 PM
    Crete Public Library District, 1177 Main St, Crete, IL 60417, USA
    DNA is one more piece of evidence to use to discover and help prove your family history.
  • Researching Colonial American Ancestors
    Oct 12, 2019, 1:00 PM
    Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters Ave., Northbrook, IL
    Did your ancestor live in one of the Original Thirteen Colonies? Were they here before the Revolutionary War? If so you possibly have Colonial American Ancestors. Find out what records are available and where they are, so you can learn about your Colonial American Ancestors.
  • Introduction to Using GEDmatch
    Oct 10, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA
    Want to play in more than one DNA pool? Use utilities not available with some DNA testing companies? With GEDmatch you can match people from other testing companies, make chromosome comparisons that may not be available where you tested, and have access to advanced tools.
  • Probate Records: Looking Beyond the Will
    Oct 08, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 South Roselle Road Schaumburg, IL 60193
    Probate records were probably generated upon your Ancestor’s death even if they didn’t have a will. Estate settlements and sales, receipts or cancelled checks, property transfers, guardianships and more provide clues to understanding your ancestor or identify an elusive one.
  • AncestryDNA Workshop
    Sep 13, 2019, 1:00 PM
    St Charles Public Library, 1 S 6th Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174, USA
    You spit in the tube, mailed it to Ancestry, and now you have your AncestryDNA® results...what do they mean? How do you get more out of that list of DNA Matches?
  • Getting the Most Out of Your AncestryDNA
    Jul 02, 2019, 2:00 PM
    Gail Borden Public District Main Library, 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    You spit in the tube, mailed it to Ancestry, and now you have your AncestryDNA® results...now what?