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February 13 – Read All About It! Newspapers as Genealogical Resource – Caron Primas Brennan, February 13, 2020

Learn how to find and use newspapers to find information about your ancestors as well as the times they lived in. Some of the items to be found in newspapers includes obituaries, marriage and engagement announcements, birth announcements, legal cases, and ship passage information. We will learn how to find newspapers online and in libraries and archives and cite your sources.

Caron Primas Brennan has been speaking at libraries and genealogical societies for over ten years. A 6th grade school project got her interested in researching her own family tree. Caron belongs to the Genealogical Speakers Guild and is a Professional Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. She is currently Society Liaison for the Illinois State Genealogical Society; Facilitator for the Chicago Region of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and Web Master for the Chicago Genealogical Society. She previously held Board positions at the Illinois State Genealogical Society , the Chicago Genealogical Society and CAGGNI (the Computer-Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois). Caron Primas Brennan blogs as Your Cousin Caron.

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