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Tuesday, November 19
Rock County Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
6:30 pm
Carriage House, 450 N. Jackson Street, Janesville, WI
 
Intro to Native American Resources by Karen Weston
 
A review of how to begin researching Native American ancestors, identifying some basic resources and noting some sites for Iroquois, Five Civilized Tribes, and Wisconsin nations genealogy.
 
Karen Weston is recently retired from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where she spent the last 24 years as the Area Research Center curator. She has a BA History (Mt. Holyoke College), MS in Library Science (Case Western Reserve University), and MA American History (UW-Madison). Ms. Weston is president of the Walworth County Genealogical Society, a member of WSGS, National Genealogical Society, Virginia Genealogical Society, and the New England Historic Genealogical Society.


Friday, November 22 through Sunday, November 24
Milwaukee County Genealogical Society Booth at Holiday Folk Fair International  (Affiliate Event)
Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center, 8200 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis, WI
 
Holiday Folk Fair International Hours:
Friday, November 16:  2 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, November 17:  10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, November 18:  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
Known as America’s premier multi-cultural event, the Holiday Folk Fair International provides visitors with a world of music, food, dance and arts under one roof!  Interested in your family history? The Milwaukee County Genealogical Society will be partnering with the Milwaukee Public Library to man an on-site genealogy booth to help you trace your roots.
 
For additional information on the fair, visit: http://www.folkfair.org/


Tuesday, November 26
La Crosse Area Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting  (Affiliate Event)
6:00 pm
La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street, La Crosse, WI, Meeting Room
 
Ethnic Treat Night:  The Biggest Obstacles You Have Encountered Doing Family Research
 
Those attending are encouraged to bring an ethnic treat to share with the rest of the group.  A business meeting will follow the presentation; the event is free and open to the public.
 



Monday, December 2
Fond du Lac County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting  (Affiliate Event)
6:00 pm
Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan Street, Fond du Lac, McLane Room
 
Monthly Meeting with Annual Christmas Party!


Tuesday, December 3
Northern Waters Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Manitowish Waters Community Center, 5733 Airport Road, Manitowish Waters
 
Time to share your favorite family stories and folklore!  Join them for an afternoon of audience participation at:  Saint or Sinner - who was your most memorable female ancestor? 
 
For additional program information, please contact Carol Williams at 715-686-7339.


Saturday, December 7
Green County Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe, WI, Second floor meeting room
 
Women’s Suffrage - videos and discussion 


Saturday, December 7
They Came to America: Finding Immigrant Ancestors  (Wisconsin Event)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Appleton Public Library, 225 N. Oneida Street, Appleton, Meeting Room C
 
Find Your Ancestors Event
They Came to America: Finding Immigrant Ancestors
 
Deb Anderson, Director of the UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center, will share some strategies for finding your immigrant ancestors. Anderson will focus on the process of becoming a citizen and the records that were generated from the process. Other original documents yielding rich immigrant history clues will also be discussed.

About our speaker:
Deb has served as the director of the UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center for nearly thirty years. Prior to this role, she served as an archivist at the Wisconsin Historical Society. She also regularly serves as a mentor and consultant for local county historical societies and libraries. Deb is passionate about helping researchers use archival records to find clues for their family histories.


Tuesday, December 17
Rock County Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
6:30 pm
 
RCHS/RCGS Holiday Party
 
Details to come!


Saturday, December 21
Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
9:30 am
McMillan Memorial Library
“Black Sheep, Heroes and Scoundrels!” Almost every family has one of these.  Let us know who yours is. These characters can be the most interesting of our ancestors. Will a Salem Witch make an appearance?


Saturday, December 21
MCGS African American Genealogical Society of Milwaukee Monthly Meeting - December  (Affiliate Event)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Milwaukee Public Library – Villard Square Branch; 5190 N. 35th Street, Milwaukee
 
The group meets on the third Saturday of each month (except during July and August).  Open to the public, the meetings provide an opportunity to hear interesting speakers, learn helpful hints on research techniques, and share ideas to further your genealogical pursuits.
 
For more information, visit:  Aagsmilw.webs.com



Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Douglas County Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
6:00 pm
Superior Public Library
Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers



Saturday, February 15, 2020
Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
9:30 am
McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids
Family History Research Day. Would you like to know more about your ancestors? Come to our Research Day and find out more about your family.  Experienced volunteers will be there to give you assistance and answer your questions.  



Saturday, March 21, 2020
Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society  (Affiliate Event)
9:30 am
McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids
“Ten Common Mistakes Genealogists Make”.  Don Schnitzler of Marshfield will present how to recognize and avoid common mistakes including how to analyze contradictions between family records.



Friday, April 3, 2020 through Saturday, April 4, 2020
2020 WSGS Gene-A-Rama  (WSGS Conference/Workshop)
Holiday Inn, 4601 Calumet Avenue, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
 
More information to come!



Friday, July 31, 2020 through Saturday, August 1, 2020
Celtic Connections 2020  (National Conference/Institute)
Westin Chicago North Shore, 601 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090

The Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) and The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA) are co-sponsoring a genealogy conference, Celtic Connections 2020, which will take place July 31-August 1, 2020, at the Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling, IL.  (www.celtic-connections.org).  The conference will include two full days of lectures covering aspects of Celtic genealogy, history, and music. International and national genealogists will present sessions on using resources in the United States and abroad. Watch their website for more information as planning continues.




Mayflower Celebration Cruise – Journey of Genealogy in Association With Ancestry
Friday, August 14, 2020 through Friday, August 21, 2020
Mayflower Celebration Cruise – Journey of Genealogy in Association With Ancestry  (Affiliate Event)
Cruise from Southampton, England to New York City
 
In celebration of the 400-year anniversary of the Mayflower voyage to the New World, join Wisconsin Mayflower State Society Governor Dr. Bill Hopkins and his wife Mary for a seven-day cruise from Southampton, England to New York City aboard the Queen Mary II.  The cruise is sponsored by AncestryProGenealogists and will feature several genealogy lectures including DNA research.  Prior to sailing, there will be a gathering in Upper Clatford, Hampshire, England, the birthplace of Stephen Hopkins, a signatory of the Mayflower Compact.
 
For additional information, please contact Dr. Hopkins: doch609@aol.com; phone/text message: 715-703-3271 or by USPS: Dr. Bill Hopkins, 900 W. Chippewa St., Cadott, WI 54727.