Sunday, March 08, 2015

ISGS March 2015 Webinar

The following is from the Illinois State Genealogical Society.

Illinois State Genealogical Society

March 2015 Webinar – Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors

Looking for those bad girls in your family tree? Then join us on March 10, when Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A. will share her tips and tricks on finding those corrupt cousins and naught nieces in her presentation Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors.

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Male ancestors weren’t the only ones who had secrets, or got caught behaving badly. Whether we like it or not, the black sheep of our family may have been the women, and they leave fabulous records! Through sample case studies, this session will show how to use court, census, newspaper, and other key records, and study social history to explore the law breakers, vigilantes, and other scandalous female ancestors. Through sample case studies, learn how to use key records and social history to explore law breakers, vigilantes, and other scandalous female ancestors.

Presenter: Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A.

Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Slovak/Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and immigrant ancestors. She is the author of nine books and numerous magazine articles. Lisa shares her thoughts about genealogy and writing on her blog, The Accidental Genealogist, where you can also find her popular Fearless Females blogging prompts series every March in celebration of Women's History Month.


Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members:  For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on March 10, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at  If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at for more information.

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