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Sarah Ferguson Potter of Modern Ancestry presents, "Exploring Genealogy in the Technology Age with a Local Perspective"

Dates: Now - Apr. 24, 2018
Times: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Category: Education/History
Location: Morris Public Library, 604 North Liberty St., Morris, IL 60450
Phone: 815-942-4880
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The Grundy County Historical Society is pleased to announce that Sarah Ferguson Potter of Modern Ancestry will speak about her journey and experience in researching her Grundy County roots. Sarah uses a combination of technology and local resources at the courthouse, library and museum. She has assembled a comprehensive story of her ancestors in Morris. Grundy County has a rich variety of resources for people to discover more about their ancestry. Sarah will give an overview of available technology including online subscription services, DNA testing, Facebook and blogs to take their research further. Non-technology resources will also be shared because of the unique collections available at the museum, courthouse and library. The program will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Morris Library at 604 Liberty St. in Morris. Reservations are not necessary, and there is no fee.


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