Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Who Sank Grandpa's Boat?

Dan Niemiec will present Who Sank Grandpa’s Boat at the next meeting of the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists.

The meeting will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Rd, Arlington Heights, IL
9:30 AM, prior to the presentation, there will be casual discussion and information exchange with others who enjoy genealogy.

Looking for that elusive ancestor that came to America by boat, but hitting a brick wall? Dan will explain helpful techniques for finding those passenger manifests.

Dan Niemiec is the Italian genealogy correspondent of Fra-Noi. He is co-founder, co-chair and webmaster of the Italian genealogy group called POINTers In Person, Chicago-North chapter. He has given presentations to local and national genealogy conferences and societies. His Italian ancestral lines go back to the mid-late 1600’s and his Polish lines go back to the mid 1700’s. By tracing descendant lines, he has found over 62,000 relatives, the result of 17 years of original research.

Publicity1@nwscg.com Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists

P.O. Box 148 ● Mount Prospect, Illinois, 60056

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