15 March 2015 ~ Comments Off on Upcoming Appearance: Chicago Family History Fair 2015 – March 21, 2015

Upcoming Appearance: Chicago Family History Fair 2015 – March 21, 2015

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee will be part of the upcoming Chicago Family History Fair, March 21, 2015 in Wilmette, Illinois.

Come join me on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Wilmette, Illinois for the Chicago Family History Fair 2015!  This is a FREE event where I’ll be delivering the following lectures:

  • Ten Ways to Jumpstart Your Genealogy
  • Genealogy: The Future is Now
  • Genealogy Do-Over: A Year of Learning from Mistakes
  • You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools

There’s an entire day filled with genealogy and family history lectures (click here for the schedule) as well as experts on hand to help you with your own genealogy research. I hope to see you there!

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09 March 2015 ~ Comments Off on Upcoming Appearance: DuPage County Genealogical Society 40th Annual Conference – March 14, 2015

Upcoming Appearance: DuPage County Genealogical Society 40th Annual Conference – March 14, 2015

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee will offer four lectures at the upcoming DuPage County Genealogical Society Conference on March 14, 2015

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee will offer four lectures at the upcoming DuPage County Genealogical Society Conference on March 14, 2015
 
Come join me on Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Naperville, Illinois for the DuPage County Genealogical Society’s 40th Annual Conference!  Featuring speakers Stephen P. Morse, Marsha Peterson-Maass, Katherine R. Willson and me, there will be 16 different sessions to choose from. I’ll be delivering the following lectures:

  • 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
  • Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results
  • Microsoft Word for Self Publishing
  • Self Publishing for Genealogists and Genealogy Societies

Note: The conference organizers state that there will be no walk-ins and that attendance is capped at 250 people. Since registration closed as of February 28th, it looks like they’ll have a full house!

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10 August 2014 ~ Comments Off on A Great Event at the Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois

A Great Event at the Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois

Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois

I want to thank the organizers at the Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois for putting on a great event yesterday – their 41st annual conference! I was the featured speaker for the event and there was a large crowd of eager and engaged genealogy enthusiasts in attendance. We had lots of fun and with my four lectures I think the attendees have enough new info and websites to explore for the next few months!

The conference was held at the John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois which is about 323 miles south of Chicago. I traveled with Jane Haldeman, president of the Illinois State Genealogical Society, who set up a booth for ISGS in the vendor hall.

If you are in the Southern Illinois / St. Louis, Missouri area next August, mark your calendars for the next GSSI conference featuring D. Joshua Taylor!

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