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May 2022 Webinar

Maps Galore: Finding and Using Online Maps from the Library of Congress

Annette Burke Lyttle

  • Presenter: Annette Burke Lyttle
  • Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
  • Time: 7:00 PM Central
  • Webinar Description: Maps can be important for our research and can also help us make our ancestors' stories come to life. The Library of Congress has over 56,000 maps available online, covering the Colonial era to the present day and including fire insurance maps, landowners maps, battlefield maps, and many more. Learn how to find and use these maps to understand the world of our Midwestern ancestors and help tell their stories.
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The Wisconsin State Genealogical Society presents our 2022 Webinar series! The lineup features some of your favorite webinar presenters from the past, as well as several new speakers, covering a wide variety of topics including resources, methodology, tools, and various ethnic groups.

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WSGS is proud to offer our members the


DNA Boot Camp Webinar Series


Presented by

Mary Eberle and Thomas MacEntee

Getting Started With DNA and Genealogy Boot Camp

The DNA Boot Camp is a series of 12 webinars giving a basic introduction to genetic genealogy, discussing some of the most popular websites currently being used, and how to use DNA as evidence in your research. The webinars include:

      • Introduction to Using DNA for Genealogy Research
      • Using Autosomal DNA for Genealogy Research
      • GEDMatch — Powerful Tools for Analyzing DNA Results and Finding New DNA Matches
      • Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence — A Case Study
      • Using X-DNA for Genealogical Research
      • X-DNA Case Studies
      • Interpreting Your AncestryDNA Results
      • AncestryDNA Hands-On Exercises
      • Intepreting Your FamilyTreeDNA Results
      • Interpreting Your 23andMe Results
      • Researching Difficult DNA Matches
      • Understanding Ethnicity Estimates

To access the DNA Boot Camp, log into your WSGS member account and a link will be available under the Webinars tab.

We hope you enjoy this membership benefit! If you're not already a member, join us today!

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