Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

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    2017 WSGS Fall Seminar
Paula Stuart-Warren
   October 27 and 28
   Best Western Eau Claire
Paula Stuart-Warren
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July 2017 Webinar

Finding Online Resources from Lineage Societies
  • Presenter: Elizabeth O'NealElizabeth O'Neal
  • Date:  Tuesday, July 18, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 PM CST
  • Webinar Description: Many of us know that lineage societies have been collecting and preserving family histories for over 125 years, but did you know that some of these treasures can be found for free online? And you don't even have to be a member to take advantage of them! Thousands of applications and supporting documents have been submitted to lineage societies over the years, and your brick wall ancestor could be hiding in the file of one of their members. From the databases and downloadable documents of the DAR, to simple lists of pioneers and soldiers, this class will show you what gems are available online and where to find them. By the time we are finished, you just might be inspired to join!
  • Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7132402566148077570
After registering, you will receive an email with information and a link to join us the night of the webinar. Please remember that this is a first-come, first-served webinar, and that there are a limited number of spots to view the webinar live.  Registering does not hold a spot for you.  Those that log in first will be admitted to the webinar.

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