Meeting Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Winding Your Way Through the Web:
POPULAR Sites for the Genealogist

Presented by GINGER FRERE

The internet can be an overwhelming place for beginning genealogists.  Which websites are reliable?  Which will help you discover when great-grandpa was born or how he came to the United States?  This session will introduce novice genealogists to several websites that will launch their cyberspace searches in the right direction.

Ginger is a reference librarian in the Genealogy and Local History Section at the Newberry Library in Chicago, where her responsibilities include providing reference services and working on digital projects.  Ginger is co-director of, a free website for finding and sharing historical information about Chicago.  She is a member of the Chicago Genealogical Society, the Illinois Genealogical Society, the National Genealogical Society and the Association of Professional Genealogists.