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Genealogical Roll of the Kings of England and Dukes of Bourbon. c.1465. Newberr

Genealogical Roll of the Kings of England and Dukes of Bourbon. c.1465. Newberry Case MS 166.

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Fall 2016 Newberry Genealogy Events - Not Too Late to Join In!

The Fall 2016 Genealogy classes and events are coming up soon but you are not too late to join in with the fun and learning.The following classes are happening this Fall so if you see one that interests you just come to the website and sign up!

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Compiling Your Medical Family Tree
You can compile your Medical Family Tree and Predisposition Results Sheet even if you don’t have formal medical or genealogical training!

Saturday, September 24, 2016
From Research to News to Help: The Latest Genealogical Internet Techniques
See how a professional genealogist uses the latest Internet techniques from Research to News to Help, including both free and subscription websites, and learn how you can incorporate these techniques into your genealogical pursuits as well.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
The Chicago Fire of 1871 - A Whodunit
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
This seminar will explore the myths about the Chicago Fire presented by Richard Bales in his 2002 book, The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Introduction to Western European Surnames
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Surnames often represent fossilized vocabulary from the distant past, and this seminar will reveal the mysteries you can discover from your family’s last names.

Saturday, October 8, 2016
Fundamentals of Genealogy: Basics for Everyone
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Whether you’re a beginner or simply looking for formal fundamentals training, try these seminars, tailored to meet your research needs. Take all six sessions or just those that most interest you.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
It Didn’t All Go Up in Flames: Exploring Pre-Fire Chicago
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Think the Fire burned your chances for discovering what Chicago was like in its early days? Think again!

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Proving Your Pedigree
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
How much evidence is enough to prove your pedigree? What if the evidence does not agree?

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Genetic Genealogy
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
All genealogists know the frustration of being stymied when a paper trail ends or there is not enough evidence to prove a relationship.

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Beyond Shaky Leaf Hints: Part 1 - What to Do Next
Curb your dependence on Ancestry’s shaky leaf hints by taking your genealogical project to the next level!

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Beyond Shaky Leaf Hints: Part 2 - Where to Go Next
Go well beyond shaky leaf hints by learning an integrated approach to using Ancestry.com with other repositories (both online and dusty paper).

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Resources for Jewish Genealogy in Chicagoland
This comprehensive presentation covers a brief history of Jewish communities in Chicago and then launches into the records and resources available for today’s genealogical researcher

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