Genealogy Networking Group Update

On the first Thursday night of October our intrepid group of genealogy networkers met again in the meeting room of Cook Park Library to share ideas and have some fun. We looked through a few databases on TryIt! Illinois, and we attempted to decipher a mystery photo. Then we shared some stories. A challenge had…

Genealogy Networking Update

We enjoyed another evening of genealogy conversation last night at our Genealogy Networking Group. We shared research successes and tips and we brainstormed as well. High points of the evening include: Coming up with ideas for one of our group who is doing a one-name-study on his surname and who wants to contact living relatives…

Genetic Genealogy Resources

One of our members gave a great presentation at our Genealogy Networking Group meeting last night. He shared how his DNA results helped him connect with a previously unknown branch of his family. This prompted lots of discussion and a list of websites and organizations to turn to for help in understanding and making the…

Genealogy Networking Update

Our Genealogy Networking Group had lots to share at our recent meeting. Here are some of the topics we discussed and websites we shared: The theme of the evening seemed to be connecting with known¬†and unknown relatives. By using facebook, message boards,¬†online mailing lists, or the Guild of One-Name Studies, several of our group have…