AncestorEbooks Announces the Annual Lake County Genealogical Society Workshop

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Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society

When a society or a civilization perishes, one condition can always be found. They forgot where they came from.--Carl Sandburg

AncestorEbooks, the online company dedicated to the creative development of personal eBooks using your own family history videos, mp3s, pictures, and documents, announces the Annual Lake County, Illinois Genealogical Society's workshop entitled 'From Grandma's Place to Cyberspace'.

‘From Grandma's Place to Cyberspace’, the 21st Annual Genealogical Workshop for the Lake County Genealogical Society, begins at 8am and is located at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center in Round Lake Beach, on Hook Drive. Directions are on the Registration Handout. []

Cyndi Ingle Howells, genealogist & founder of and Ginger Frere, a professional genealogist, are the two well-known genealogists who will be presenting different lectures throughout the day. []

Cyndi Ingle Howells developed CyndisList over 17 years ago, as a free online source for genealogical links in a categorized and cross-referenced index. This list of genealogical resources is a great starting page to genealogical research.

Ms. Howells tells about the start of her page, "The list began as a project for my local genealogical society in order to help our members find resources online. I want to make it easy for all researchers to find online resources for the genealogical research." []

Topics that Ms. Howells will cover at the Lake County Genealogical Society's workshop will include, Evaluating Websites: 13 Years Later, A Guided Tour of Cyndi's List 2.0, Evernote for Every Genealogist, and Advanced Googling for Your Grandma.

Ginger Frere is a professional genealogist and the local history Reference Librarian at The Newberry Library in Chicago, IL & co-director of the website. []

Ms. Frere will be speaking about variety of subjects such as Researching Pre-fire Chicago and Where Did Grandpa Go? Ms. Frere will also teach about Using Maps to Solve Genealogical Problems, and Mining the National Archives.

Gayla Mendenhall of AncestorEbooks says, "This workshop is very heavy on internet research helps, which is a great help for budding genealogists. Cyndi Ingle Howells is an incredible genealogist who has created a website that will help novice and experienced genealogists alike to break through brick walls and other genealogical problems."

"We, at, encourage you to research your family history, and then use that information to create your own personalized eBooks to share with your family members," continues Mrs. Mendenhall, "It is really exciting to be able to share the stories you have gathered about your ancestors with others."

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