The immensely popular Michael Lacopo will present four topics that will interest genealogists and family historians of every level.
Michael is a life-long resident of northern Indiana. He began his genealogical research in 1980. His first published work appeared in 1985 with several books, journal articles and published contributions following. He appeared in USA Today in 2000 and has lectured locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Lacopo has a varied and interesting ancestry and is a self-described “all-American mutt.” He has research experience in numerous fields with particular strengths in research involving Mennonite families, Pennsylvania Germans and Midwest/Middle Atlantic research (IN, OH, IL, MI and PA), and genetic genealogy. He is proficient in reading German script and has a particular interest in immigrant ancestry.
The all day seminar includes four sessions:
• She Came from No Where
• Estate Files, Are You Getting the Most out of them?
• Incorporating Social History into Your Research
• The Genealogist’s Quadfecta: The Four Pronged Approach to Research Onsite
Pre-registration is due by October 4, 2023
$45 SAGHS Members - $50 Non-members
Price at the door - $50 Members - $55 Non-members.
A box lunch meal is included with your registration.
These new subscriptions are available on all our computers in both our Library and the Dwyer Center, and are in addition to our existing subscriptions, including
Ancestry.com Library Edition
Find My Past
Family Search Library Affiliate
Newspapers.com Library Edition provides online access to nearly 20,000 historical newspapers. It offers full-page images with searchable full text for millions of pages of newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. It contains full runs and portions of runs of large metro, regional and state titles as well as small local newspapers in the USA and other countries.
ProQuest's African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.
New Book! Breaking Through Walls
If you have read the “Methods & Sources” articles by Leslie W. Tomlinson, Certified Genealogist and SAGHS member, in our Newsletters, you might want to add our newest book to your personal library.
Breaking Through Walls expands upon the articles and includes new material. It contains great instructions on researching one’s genealogy. Plus it just might be your ‘go-to’ book for tips on how to break through those brick walls.
Convenient location, great parking, and easy to find.
From I-410, exit onto Blanco Rd north. Go 3/4 mile and turn left onto Melissa Dr.
The Dwyer Center is the first building on the north side of Melissa Dr, and the Library is the second building on the north side of Melissa Dr. Please use the first driveway and park in any of the 28 marked parking spaces.
Days closed:New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Founders’ Day, Father’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Fall Seminar, Thanksgiving Eve and Day, Christmas Eve and Day.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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