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
  • 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


  • Speaking Conditions:

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


  • Previous Engagements:

  • 11/2016 Palatine Public Library, Palatine, IL
  • 11/2016 Fox River Public Library District, East Dundee, IL
  • 10/2016 Wheaton Public Library, Wheaton, IL
  • 10/2016 Messenger public Library, North Aurora, IL
  • 10/2016 Elgin Genealogical Society, Elgin, IL
  • 10/2016 Marion County Genealogical Society, Indianapolis, IN
  • 9/12016 Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, IL
  • 9/2016 British Interest Group of IL and WI, Richmond, IL
  • 9/2016 Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conference, Springfield, IL
  • 7/2016 National Homestead Monument Annual History Symposium, Beatrice, NE
  • This is a small sampling of my lectures given in the last couple of months. I give numerous lectures on the state and local level throughout the year.


  • 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 research, photo preservation 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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