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Our purpose is to encourage the science of genealogy, to help others gather genealogical information, to preserve, and publish material of historical and genealogical nature, all for educational purposes.

Meetings are held at 1:30 PM on the second floor Meeting Room at the Kewanee Public Library unless otherwise noted.

EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND.


2017 MEETING SCHEDULE---

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February 27, 2017- Roger Engstrom's program will be given on William (baby doll) Jacobson he was born 16 August 1890 in Cable, Mercer County, IL Most of his life was spent in Henry County near Orion & Colona. A baseball player who was signed first by the Detriot Tigers in 1915. He played from 1915 until 1926 for: Detriot, St Louis, Philadelphia, Boston and Cleveland. William died in 1977 and is buried in Datyon Cemetery.

March 27, 2017- Patricia Stuckey will give a program on DNA testing and what you can expect to find out about your DNA ancestor connections

April 24, 2017- The UNDERGROUND RAILROAD- that was near and in Geneseo with family and historical infomation behind these local connections

May 22, 2017- Gena Schantz: HIGH FLYING WOMEN- The first women in Aviation some of which were trained locally.

June 26, 2017- Donna Klavon: SECOND HAND ROSE- Vintage Clothing

July 24, 2017- Bill Scott: M & M - MODEL T's and HENRY FORD

August 28, 2017- Kitty Humphrey: HISTORICAL JAMESTOWN, VIRGINIA- TRAVELOGUE

September 25, 2017- Harvey Johnson & Terry Brock: HISTORY OF THE HENRY COUNTY COURT HOUSE