Monday, October 22, 2012


Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists

Jacquie Schattner will present "Genealogy 101: From Seed to Tree" at the next meeting of the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists. The meeting will be held on Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 at 10:00 am at The Arlington Heights Senior Center 1801 W Central Rd Arlington Heights, IL 

 At 9:30 am, prior to the presentation, there will be casual discussion and exchange of information with others who enjoy genealogy. No prior registration needed. No fee required.

If you are interested in researching your family's history, but have no idea where to begin, then this is the meeting for you. Come learn the first steps in genealogy research. With Jacquie Schattner's helpful hints, you will soon be able to take the knowledge of your ancestors from a seed to a tree.
Jacquie Krieps Schattner has pursued her family's genealogy since 1979, travelling to Europe several times to find information. She volunteered at the Schaumburg Family History Center for 15 years, helping others find their roots. Currently she volunteers at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, specializing in French speaking countries and helping novices, including teaching a monthly Beginning Genealogy class. She also teaches an 8 week beginner’s course for District 214 Adult Education at Mt. Prospect High School. Jacquie and her husband Fred are 30 year residents of Palatine. They have three adult children and one grandson. Jacquie earned a BS degree in Business from the University of Illinois and works as a school secretary. She enjoys antiquing, sports, and helping others discover their family's past.

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