Zion Genealogical  Society of Lake County (Illinois, USA)

Researching Around the World


Including the Neighboring Lake County Communities of:

Beach Park, Gurnee, North Chicago, Park City, Wadsworth, Waukegan, Wildwood, and Winthrop Harbor




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War of 1812 Contributor

MONDAY - SEPT. 15, 2014

THE FINAL RESTING PLACE:
The Stones Tell The Story

Presented by: Jane Haldeman

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER

Jane Haldman has 20 plus years of research experience. Her passion for genealogy began in the 8th grade with a school assignment. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in Theater. Combining her passions for genealogy and theater she now lectures on technology as it applies to genealogical research. Ms. Haldman developed and owns “It’s Relative” a genealogical service business provides 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. For more information, go to www.itsrelative.net

Other genealogical positions Jane has held include President, Illinois State Genealogical Society, past president 2010 – 2012 and board member since 2001 of the Fox Valley Genealogical Society (Naperville, IL), Past Chapter Registrar, Fort Payne Chapter (Naperville, IL) National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, and Past Design and Technical Editor of the Illinois State Genealogical Society Quarterly journal.

ABOUT THE TOPIC

Discover more about the life of your great grandfather by understanding the symbols on his gravestone. Learn how to read that death date on grandmother’s deteriorating stone. Find out how to care for that old tombstone before it completely disappears

LOCATION
Beach Park Village Hall
11270 Wadsworth Rd - Lower Level
Beach Park, IL 60099

Speaker
7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Break/Socialize
8:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Business Meeting
8:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

 


The ZION GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY research materials are housed at the Zion-Benton Public Library for the public's use. Our workshop volunteers are at the Zion-Benton Library on Wednesday evenings, from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.

Our quarterly newsletter The Illuminator is published in February, May, August and November. Articles may be submitted online to the Editor or mailed to the Society at: 2400 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, IL 60099.


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NEXT MONTH

THE FINAL RESTING PLACE
PUTTING YOUR ANCESTORS ON THE MAP
The American Geographical Society Library and Its Resources for Genealogists

Presented by: Jovanka Ristic



Updated Sept. 8, 2014
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