Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

2018 Gene-A-Rama Conference

 
Tony Burroughs
Rediscovering Your Love of Genealogy: Moving from Overwhelmed to Organized
 
April 13 & 14, 2018
 
Our featured speaker will be
 
 
an internationally known genealogist, author, lecturer, and Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association (FUGA). He is also the founder and CEO of the Center for Black Genealogy.
 


February 2018 Webinar

How Understanding & Researching European Surnames Can Help Your Genealogical Research
Julie Goucher
  • Presenter: Julie Goucher
  • Date:  Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 PM CST
  • Webinar Description: We begin with an explanation of what a surname study is before covering what might be the catalyst for a study and why such a study might be a resourceful way to research. We then explore the key research methods for exploring European surnames and how they can help when researching in Europe and breaking down brick walls. We explore how to collaborate and undertake analysis of the data and look at surname variants and deviants and if they are an important part of European surname research. We then focus on surname distribution maps and the part they play in understanding surnames in Europe. In the last segments of the presentation we explore promotion of our European surnames so connection can be made with others, the use of social media and DNA surname projects.
  • Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2167486350452662785
After registering, you will receive an email with information and a link to join us the night of the webinar and handout information.  Please remember that this is a first come first served webinar.  Registering does not hold a spot for you.  Those that log in first will be admitted to the webinar.
 



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