Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

Announcing the DNA Boot Camp!

WSGS is proud to announce a new series of webinars now available to members on our website, 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 new membership benefit!
 
If you're not already a member, join us today!


November 2019 Webinar

Steamers, Tugs and Schooners: Shipping and Commerce on the Great Lakes 
  • Presenter: Cari Taplin, CG
    Cari Taplin, CG
  • Date:  Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Time: 7:00 PM CST
  • Webinar Description: The Great Lakes waterways were instrumental in the growth of the region, for both Canada and the United States. The history of shipping in the region parallels the population expansion and settlement of the Great Lakes. This class will examine the major shipping routes and ports on the Great Lakes, including information on passenger lists, shipwrecks, military defense, and population expansion. There will also be a discussion of major businesses that boomed in the area especially those that depended on shipping for transportation of goods.
  • Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3492529811654771459
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. If you have problems connecting to the software, be sure to check that your browser software is running the most current version available.

 


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Our Products Make Great Gifts for Your Genealogy Friends and Yourself!
 
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The 2nd edition of Wisconsin: Its Counties, Townships and Villages (the "Cow Book") is a must-have research companion. WSGS Recipes and Remembrances is a treasury of over 200 family recipes from our members.
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