Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society
LCIGS Monthly Meetings
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January 14, 2014: Beginning Scottish Research - Maureen Brady
February 11, 2014: So You've Found Your German Town of Origin - Now What? - Teresa Steinkamp McMillin
Finding your ancestor's town of origin can be exciting, indeed. Once this piece of information is found, you might be left wondering how you go about getting records from the other side of the ocean. This lecture focuses on getting records from German towns. Highlights include:
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin is a Certified Genealogistsm who specializes in German-American and Midwest research, as well as reading German script. She has actively researched her German ancestry, as well as her husband's Chicago Irish roots. She presents quality genealogy lectures for local and national organizations. She has attended the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and has taken college-level German courses. She was the 2007 recipient of the National Genealogical Society's Home Study Course, which she has completed. Teresa is the co-president for the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists.
March 11, 2014: Mining the Genealogy Resources of the County Clerk's Office. - Willard Helander
Willard Helander will be present the many resources that the County Clerk's Office has available to the genealogist.
Willard Helander, JD, has been serving as the Lake County Clerk since 1994. She has served on the board of many civic organizations including the Daughters of the American Revolution. As county clerk, she is responsible for the administration of voter registration, elections for federal, state and local offices, real property tax extension and delinquent tax payments, vital records archives and local filings, and is the clerk of the governing county board.
Updated: March 06, 2014