Oswego, Illinois 60543
Business Phone: 331-999-3238
Contact between 9:00 to 8:00 Central
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
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
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
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
Navigating the Illinois State Archives System
Navigating Civil War Adjutant General Records in the Illinois State Archives
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
Unlocking the Secrets of Your Family Tree
Using Adjutant General Records for Military Genealogy
Will County, Illinois Resources
Writing Your Story
New lectures easily developed to suit your individual group needs
Master handouts are provided
Available to travel
5/2017 Northwest Suburban Genealogical Society, Arlington Heights, IL4/2017 Fairfax County Genealogical Society, Fairfax, VA4/2017 Illinois State Historical Society, Springfield, IL4/2017 LaGrange Public Library, LaGrange, IL3/2017 Messenger Public Library, North Aurora, IL3/2017 New Lenox Public Library, New Lenox, IL3/2107 Fairfax County Genealogical Society, Fairfax, VA3/2017 South Bend Genealogical and Historical Society, South Bend, IN2/2017 Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, IL2/2017 Indiana State Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN2/2017 Wheaton Public Library, Wheaton, IL2/2017 Town and Country Public Library, Elburn, IL1/2017 Cary Area Public Library, Cary, IL1/2017 Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois, Schaumburg, IL1/2017 Schaumburg Public Library, Schaumburg, ILThis 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.
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.