How My Grandpappies Made a Living

Tuesday, August 14
What: Cobbler, Tailor, Trunkmaker: How My Grandpappies Made a Living
Where: Lake County Genealogical Society, 1401 N. Midlothian, Mundelein, IL
When: 7 pm
Who: Ginger Frere
More information: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~illcgs/meetings.htm

Doing family history is more than collecting names and dates. Most of us want to “get to know” our ancestors as much as possible and to understand their lives. How we make a living is an important part of who we are and why we do things. Through the use of case studies, this talk will explain methods for discovering more details about our ancestors’ occupations.

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