Jeffrey A. Bockman|
6S.345 New Castle Rd.
Naperville, Illinois 60540
Phone: (630) 983-6784
Contact between 09:00 am to 09:00 pm Central Time
MBA (Masters of Business Administration) concentration in Organization Development.
BS (Bachelor of Science)in Fire Protection Engineering
Brick Walls & Problem Solving
- Getting Started & Family History
- Courthouse Research
- Cemetery Research
- Newspaper Research
- Using Maps
Society Management - Vision Confernence & Customer's Needs
No Birth Certificate? No Problem!
Didn't Find It in the Index?
Marriages - More Than Just A Date
Real Research on the Web - revised 2014
Extra! Extra! Read All About Your Ancestors - Newspaper Research
Using Maps In Genealogical Research
They Came On This Ship (Ship Images or Passenger Records)
A Gift That Money Can't Buy - Record & Preserve Your Family's History
Making Sense of the Census
Start Your Digging in 1940
Look High and Low, Above and Below! - Cemetery Research
Courthouse Research - Where Do I Start?
Living With Brick Walls
Genealogy Vacation - Myth or Reality?
Genealogy Travels - More Than Just Records!
Drilling Down for DNA - find Y-DNA test candidates & gedmatch results - revised 2015
Turning Society Dreams into Reality - Lecture or Workshop
Topics are delivered with Powerpoint presentations.
Computer and projection equipment is provided by the speaker.
Will supply electronic files for handouts.
Will develop new lectures upon request.
Willing to travel.
Ohio Gen. Society Conference 2010 & 2008
DuPage Co. Gen. Society Conferences, 1996-1998, 2000-2003, 2005-2011
BYU Family History & Genealogy Conference 2007
NGS Conference 2006
FGS Conferences, 2003, 2001, & 1998
Illinois State Genealogy Society, 2005, 2001, 1999, & 1998
Polish Genealogical Society of America, 2006 & 2000
Numerous local and regional workshops
Genealogy Lecturer, Author, and Writer
Jeff has been doing genealogical research since 1988 and has been active in societies, society management, classes, and lectures since 1994. He was the DuPage County ILGenWeb Project webmaster from 1996 to 2012.
Was a contributing editor for the former Everton's Genealogical Helper, and a feature writer for the former Heritage Quest Magazine. Articles have also appeared in the Digital Genealogist, FGS Forum, Family Tree Magazine (UK), Missing Links, and others. Many of the articles can be found online at Genealogy According to Jeff at his website
Author of Give Your Family A Gift That Money Can't Buy/Record and Preserve Your Family's History - 5th Edition, a book that encourages people to record and preserve their family's history - see www.alenjes.com for details.
Jeff was the Chairperson of the Chicagoland Genealogical Consortium and Local Arrangements Chair for NGS 2006. He served four years as the Vice President of the Illinois State Genealogical Society. He was the President of the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society for five years.
He has applied his engineering, management, computer, and organizational development background to help with the analyzing, problem solving and organization of records necessary for genealogical research.