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Scott Norrick is available to present to genealogical and historical societies, libraries, and other organizations. Presentation topics include the following: 

  • Germans to America's Midwest (1848-1900)

  • Scottish Immigration to America

  • Understanding US Census Data (1790-1950)

  • 1950 Census Insights and Discoveries*

  • Researching Civil War Veterans (Union)

  • Online Resources for Researching British Ancestry

  • Civil War Immigrant Soldiers in the Union Army 

  • Introduction to Genealogy 

*Based on extensive research of 1950s census results in hundreds of Midwest enumeration districts, Scott Norrick has compiled a database of occupations, origins, income and educational levels, military service and other interesting insights from this census. This data is used to paint a picture of what life was like in 1950 and is customizable to the Midwest state, county, or city level. 

Previous and Upcoming Presentations

Presentations over the past two years have included to the following organizations: 

  • Association of Professional Genealogists (Salt Lake City, UT) In Person

  • Firelands Genealogical Society (Norwalk, OH) Virtual

  • Zion Genealogical Society (Zion, IL) Virtual

  • Ashland County Genealogical Society (Ashland, OH) Virtual

  • Boone County Genealogical Society (Lebanon, IN) Virtual

  • Wilmette Public Library/North Suburban Genealogical Society (Wilmette, IL) Virtual

  • Winnebago & Boone Counties Genealogical Society (Rockford, IL) Virtual

  • Dodge & Jefferson Counties Genealogical Society (Watertown, WI) In Person

  • Heart of Wisconsin Genealogical Society (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) Virtual

  • Marathon County Historical Society (Wausau, WI) In Person

  • Elgin Genealogical Society (Elgin, IL) In Person

  • McHenry County Genealogical Society (Crystal Lake, IL) In Person

  • Anoka County Historical Society (Anoka, MN) Virtual

  • Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society (Kankakee, IL) In Person

  • Guernsey County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society (Cambridge, OH) Virtual

  • Emmet County Genealogical Society (Petoskey, MI) In Person

  • Lebanon Historical Society (Lebanon, WI) In Person

  • Central Missouri Genealogical Society (Columbia, MO) Virtual

  • History Center of Olmsted County (Rochester, MN) Virtual

  • South Suburban Genealogical & Historical Society (Hazel Crest, IL) In Person

  • Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire (Eau Claire, WI) Virtual

  • Huntington County Genealogical Society (Huntington, IN) Virtual

  • Northwoods Genealogical Society (Rhinelander, WI) Virtual

  • Lorain County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society (Elyria, OH) Virtual

  • Carillon Club of Naperville (Naperville, IL) In Person

  • Tri-State Genealogical Society (Evansville, IN) Virtual

  • Stevens Point Area Genealogical Society (Stevens Point, WI) Virtual

  • Lake County Public Library (Merrillville, IN) In Person

Upcoming 2024 presentations include the following: 

  • March 25th- Introduction to Genealogy- Fort Atkinson Public Library (Fort Atkinson, WI) In Person

  • April 11th- Online Resources for Researching British Ancestry- McHenry County Genealogical Society (Crystal Lake, IL) In Person 

  • April 16th- Wisconsin in the 1950s Census- Wisconsin Genealogical Society (Madison, WI) Virtual

  • May 7th- Lorain County in the 1950 Census- Lorain County Public Library (Lorain, OH) Virtual 

  • May 21st- Scottish Immigration to America- St. Cloud Area Genealogists (St. Cloud, MN) Virtual 

  • June 1st- Ohio in the 1950 Census- Clermont County Genealogical Society (Batavia, OH) Virtual

  • June 4th- Germans to America's Midwest (1848-1900)- Emmet County Genealogical Society (Petoksey, MI) Virtual 

  • June 13th- Germans to America's Midwest (1848-1900)- Peoria County Genealogical Society (Peoria, IL) Virtual

  • June 27th- Germans to America's Midwest (1848-1900)- Wilmette Public Library (Wilmette, IL) In Person

  • September 4th- Civil War Immigrant Soldiers in the Union Army- Kankakee Valley Civil War Roundtable (Bradley, IL) In Person

  • October 14th- Germans to America's Midwest (1848-1900)- Lorain County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society (Elyria, OH) Virtual

  • December 7th- Germans to America's Midwest (1848-1900)- Northland Genealogical Society (North Kansas City, MO) Virtual

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