Tina Beaird

Oswego, Illinois 60543
USA

Business Phone: 331-999-3238
Email: tinab@tamarackgenealogy.com
URL: www.tamarackgenealogy.com

Contact between 9:00 to 8:00 Central


Specialties:

General Genealogy Topics:

  • Cemetery Records, Chancery Records, Civil War Resources, Coroner Records, Digitization, Document Preservation, www.fold3.com, Funeral Home Records, Homestead Research, Illinois State and Regional Archives Research, Internet Genealogy, Intuitive Genealogy Resources, Land and Property Records, Military Genealogy, National Archives Research, Newspapers, Organization, Photo Preservation, Photo Identification, Plat Maps, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Wills and Probates, World War I

    Geographic Area:
  • Illinois Records, Kendall County Illinois Records, Perry County Illinois Records, Randolph County Illinois Records, Will County Illinois Records, Iowa Genealogy Resources, Nebraska Genealogy Resources, Scottish Genealogy, Ayrshire Scotland Genealogy Resources, Renfrewshire Scotland Genealogy Resources, Ulster Ireland


  • Lectures:

  • A Sense of Place: The History of the Scottish Settlement at Tamarack
  • Advanced Genealogy Workshop
  • Become a Census Sensei
  • Billy Yank: Union Soldier Records from the Civil War
  • Brick by Brick: Tracing Your Home's History
  • Celebrating 50 Years Along the Lincoln Highway 1913-1963
  • Courthouse Finds
  • CSI: Cemetery Search & Investigation
  • Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree
  • FREE LAND: Homesteading on the Frontier
  • Ghosts in the Graveyard: Intuition or Devine Intervention?
  • Grandma Nellie's Scrapbook: Identifying and Interpreting Historic Photographs
  • Illinois County Resource Primer
  • Illinois Digital Resources
  • Making History Relevant
  • Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors
  • McAllister's Battery, the History of the 1st Illinois Light Artillery Company D During the Civil War
  • Military Genealogy
  • Navigating the Illinois State Archives System
  • Navigating Civil War Adjutant General Records in the Illinois State Archives
  • Newspaper Necessities
  • Our Family Soundtrack: Conducting Oral History Interviews
  • PANDEMIC 1918! Combating the Influenza Epidemic During the Great War
  • Pins and Needles: Adding Social Media to Your Genealogy Repertoire
  • Preserving Family Heirlooms
  • Recreating the Great War: Finding Military Service Information for Your WWI Veteran
  • Researching at the National Archives of Scotland
  • Researching Military Records at the National Archives in Washington D.C.
  • Scotlandís Resources: Thereís More to Scottish Research Than Scotlandspeople
  • Scottish Chain Migration to Illinois: Three Case Studies
  • Sensational Deaths and How to Find Them
  • Spirit of St. Louis: Researching WWI Records at the National Personnel Records Center
  • Unlocking the Secrets of Your Family Tree
  • Using Adjutant General Records for Military Genealogy
  • Will County, Illinois Resources
  • Writing Your Story


  • Speaking Conditions:

  • New lectures easily developed to suit your individual group needs
  • Master handouts are provided
  • Available to travel


  • Previous Engagements:

  • 9/2017 Homer Township Public Library, Homer Township, IL
  • 9/2107 Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago, IL
  • 9/2017 Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 8/2017 Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling, IL
  • 8/2017 North Suburban Genealogical Society, Northbrook, IL
  • 8/2017 New Lenox Public Library, New Lenox, IL
  • 6/2017 Morton Grove Public Library, Morton Grove, IL
  • 6/2017 American Library Association Annual Conference Chicago, IL
  • 5/2017 Northwest Suburban Genealogical Society, Arlington Heights, IL
  • 4/2017 Fairfax County Genealogical Society, Fairfax, VA
  • 4/2017 Illinois State Historical Society, Springfield, IL
  • This is a sampling of my lectures given in the last couple of months. I give numerous lectures on the state and local level throughout the year. A complete listing of recent engagements is available on my website www.tamarackgenealogy.com


  • Bio:

    Tina Beaird is the owner of Tamarack Genealogy and is a Genealogy & Local History librarian at a mid-sized Chicagoland public library. She holds a Masters of Library and Information Science degree with a specialization in Archives/Preservation from Dominican University. Tina has won multiple research and digitization grants to preserve and digitize historic documents and photographs.

    Currently, She is an active member of the Society of American Archivists and the American Library Association. She is a board director for the Northern Illinois Historic League and the Illinois State Historic Records Advisory Board as well as an Oswego Heritage Association governing board member. She finds time to volunteer for other local history and genealogical societies as time permits.

    Tina lectures at the national, state and local level on topics including genealogical methodology, military research and archival preservation. Tina has offered assistance to researchers for over 12 years and occasionally still finds time to conduct her own family research, which she has been pursuing for over twenty years.

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