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April 2021

Free

April Meeting

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of PZ Horton III

PZ Horton III, Ancestry Facilitator for the Tennessee Genealogical Society, will present a live online webinar - Creating, Maintaining, & Managing Family Trees on Ancestry.com More...

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May 2021

Free

May Meeting

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Image of Bob-Hoffer

Local historian & family researcher Robert Hoffer will describe the plans for a Moffat Cemetery memorial that will be erected at the corner of Adams & Griswold in Peoria – just off the grounds of the former cemetery. More...

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June 2021

June Meeting

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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June 8 @ 7:00 p.m.  FREE & Open to the Public

Thomas McEntee, a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media, will present a Zoom meeting, Brick Wall Breakthroughs, using a research problem submitted by one or two of the attendees below.  More...

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Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event

June 12 @ 4:00 pm
Historic Jones-Menard Residence in Tremont 412 East South Street
Tremont, IL 61568
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June 12th @ 4:00 p.m.

Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event Honoring the Historical Legacy of Underground Railroad Conductors
Josiah & Levi Matthews, John Albert Jones, Freeman Kingman, and Absalom Dillon.
The Event Will Be Held at the Historic Jones-Menard Residence in Tremont. More...

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Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event

June 18 @ 4:00 pm
Woodrow Cemetery Coers Lane
South Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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June 18th @ 4:00 p.m.

Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event And First-Ever Juneteenth Celebration Honoring the Historical Legacy of Underground Railroad Conductors Samuel Woodrow, Hugh Woodrow, William Woodrow, and John Sommers.

Event Will Be Held at Woodrow Cemetery in South Pekin.. More...

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July 2021

Free

July Meeting

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Free - Open to the Public

Ken Pope of Morton will present:
Pope Family Ancestry
1590 - 2021
Bristol England to Virginia to North Carolina to Tennessee to Illinois More...

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August 2021

Free

August Meeting

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Abraham Lincoln 1858

Dr. Daniel E. Worthington, director of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, will speak on Lincoln and Science and Technology. More...

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September 2021

Free

Delavan Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prairie Rest Cemetery 802-806 8th Street
Delavan, IL 61734
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Entrance to Prairie Rest Cemetery, Delavan, IL

An Underground Railroad Conductor recognition ceremony is being held at Prairie Rest Cemetery in Delavan More...

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Free

September Meeting

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Jared Olar - Library Assistant at Pekin Public Library

Jared Olar, library assistant at Pekin Public Library, will present Pekin's Ladies and Literacy: How the leading women of Pekin created the city's original library. . More...

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October 2021

Free

October Meeting

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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German American Central Society Logo

Pete Bachfischer & Craig Ruffolo of the German American Central Society will present a program about Life during the Covid pandemic as reflected in the German language. More...

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