Beyond the Census

  • 18 Aug 2018
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Schaumburg Township District Library

Beyond the Census

by Janis Minor Forte

If our genealogical research is limited to the Who, When and Where questions we compile a collection of skeletons. To answer the interesting questions the What, the Why and the How we can use manuscript collections. These underutilized collections bring our ancestors to life and put flesh on their bones.

Janis Minor Forté is an experienced genealogists, writer and lecturer.  She has presented at  FGS, NGS, OGS, Roots Tech, ISGS  and local conferences.   In 2014 she was the James Dent Walker Memorial Lecturer at the FGS Conference.   In 2013  she won First Place in the ISFHWE  Excellence-in-Writing Competition  and her family newsletter won Honorable Mention in their Genealogy Newsletter Category.  She is a member of CAGGNI . 


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