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August 2022

Researching a Wisconsin Soldier in the Civil War

  • Presenter: Craig R. ScottCraig R. Scott
  • Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
  • Time: 7:00 PM Central
  • Webinar Description: Using a case study approach participants will learn about what records along with the Compiled Military Service Record and pension should be evaluated in researching a Wisconsin soldier before, during, and after the Civil War.
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Welcome to the new Wisconsin State Genealogical Society website!

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The Wisconsin State Genealogical Society invites proposals for our 2023 series of genealogy webinars.  The webinars are produced using GoToWebinar software, and are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM Central time.

The Society is particularly interested in proposals with content relating to Wisconsin and upper Midwest resources, including ethnic groups prominent in Wisconsin such as German, Polish, Scandinavian, French Canadian, Yankee, Czech, and Irish.

For more information, and to submit a proposal, please see the Call for Proposals page.

2022 Fall Seminar

Genealogical Strategies from Beginning to End


Alice Hoyt Veen, CG

Saturday, October 15, 2022


Hotel Mead & Convention Center

451 E. Grand Avenue Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

More Information and Registration

2022 Fall Pre-Conference

DNA Results: Taking those next steps to success!

A 2022 Fall Seminar Pre-Conference Workshop with

Dana Kelly

Friday, October 14th

More Information and Registration

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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