Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

2020 Gene-A-Rama

Investigating Your RootsPedigree Sleuth WSGS Logo
Becoming a Genealogy
Super Sleuth!
April 3-4, 2020
Holiday Inn, Manitowoc

The Genealogy Guys - George G. Morgan and Drew Smith
Featuring
 
The Genealogy Guys
 
George G. Morgan
and Drew Smith
 
 
Gene-A-Rama 2020 is Cancelled
 
 

 


April 2020 Webinar

Digging Into Finding Aids: The Road Map to Any Manuscript Collection
 
Presenter: Melissa BarkerMelissa Barker
Date:  Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM Central
Webinar Description: Genealogists use all kinds of tools to help them with their genealogy research. One of the best tools to understand and use when working with Manuscript Collections is the Finding Aid. Archivists develop Finding Aids to help genealogists navigate through Manuscript Collections to find their ancestors. This presentation will help genealogists read, follow and use a Finding Aid to find your ancestors in the records.
 
After registering you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to join us the night of the webinar. 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.

 


DNA Boot Camp

WSGS is proud to present a series of webinars 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 membership benefit!
 
If you're not already a member, join us today!
 



Have you checked out the WSGS Store?

 
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.
   Visit our online store today for these and more WSGS products!
 
You also can help the Society out by checking out the Support WSGS page!
 



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Did you know that you can help raise money for WSGS by simply searching and shopping online through our GoodShop interface? See the GoodShop page for more details!
 

 
 
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