Tazewell County
Genealogical & Historical Society

Presents the
Fourteenth Annual

Harvest Time for Genealogists
Genealogy Workshop

TCGHS Society Library
719 N. 11th Street
Pekin, Illinois

Saturday, October 8, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

(Registration 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.)

Our Speaker

    Claire Brisson-Banks B.S., MLIS, APG, A.G.

  • Many years of experience in genealogy and family history research.

  • Graduate of Roger Williams University (BS - Computer Information Systems) and San Jose State University (MA - Library & Information Sciences)

  • Accredited Genealogist® in England and Mountain States Research.

  • Rhode Island native, lived in Utah from 2003-2014, and currently resides in Independence, Missouri

  • Owner of Timeless Genealogies, a provider of ancestral and forensic research services.

  • Founded the first Family History Center in Rhode Islandserving as director for over 15 years.

  • On staff at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City from May 2005 to July 2013.

  • Created the Facebook page for the Family History Library managing daily posts and responding to queries.

  • Assisted with the development of multiple pages in the FamilySearch Research Wiki including the Youth, England, and Scotland pages.

  • Writes for multiple publications and blogs.

  • Author of The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies.

  • Member of many genealogical/historical societies in the United States

  • Lectured on a variety of topics connected to libraries, genealogy, family history, youth and technical computer skills across the United States, England and Australia for the past 20+ years.

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Cost Registration is $30 per person which includes all lectures, lecture handouts, morning refreshments, and a luncheon.  Sign up using our Registration Form.  Walk in registrations will be accepted but cannot be guaranteed an immediate copy of the course handouts if demand exceeds supply.


Join us for the following lectures, all designed to aid your research:

  • The Hidden Resources of FamilySearch.org
  • Scotland - Research Strategies
  • The Quest for your English Ancestors
  • England: Online Resources

Whether a novice or a pro - there will be something for everyone at this workshop!!

Questions? Email the Society or call (309) 477-3044

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