About the Author
Steve Szabados is a native of Bloomington, Illinois and is retired. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and a Masters in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. He has been researching his ancestors for about ten years and has traced ancestors back to 1600s New England and 1730’s in Poland, Germany, Bohemia and Slovenia. He has given numerous presentations to genealogical groups and libraries in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. His goal is to share his passion for Family History. He is a member of the Polish Genealogical Society of America, Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society, Illinois State Genealogical Society and he is also a genealogy volunteer at the Arlington Heights Illinois Library.