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Tuesday, August 18
August 2020  (Upcoming Webinars)
7:00 pm
 
Bounty Land: It's Complicated
 
Presenter: Annette Burke LyttleAnnette Burke Lyttle
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM Central
Webinar Description: Bounty land was offered as compensation for soldiers who fought in the Revolution, War of 1812, and Mexican War, but veterans of these wars didn’t simply take up residence on their land grants. Some did, but many people who weren’t veterans ended up with these lands. Learn about the laws, all the people who got involved, and where to find the records.
 
After registering you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to join us the night of 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. See the System Requirements page for more information.



Tuesday, September 15
September 2020  (Upcoming Webinars)
7:00 pm
 
Swedes in Wisconsin and Beyond: Unlocking Your Swedish Family History
 
Presenter: Deanna E. KorteDeanna E. Korte
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM Central
Webinar Description: A brief history of how and why Swedes immigrated to the USA and Wisconsin, what life may have looked like after immigration, and how to trace one's history back to Sweden using genealogical records.
 
After registering you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to join us the night of 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. See the System Requirements page for more information.
 
 



Tuesday, October 20
October 2020  (Upcoming Webinars)
7:00 pm
 
Gravestones and Epitaphs of Our Ancestors
 
Presenter: Michael L. Strauss, AGMichael Strauss
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM Central
Webinar Description: Locating the gravestones of our ancestors can solve mysteries that might otherwise remain hidden. This presentation focuses on the history of markers along with the materials used to construct them. Particular attention is given to symbols, markings, and tracing the carvers as a means to discover new information Discussion on how to preserve and read old tombstones using mirrors; along with epitaphs and other written personal messages that can bring us closer to our ancestors.
 
After registering you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to join us the night of 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. See the System Requirements page for more information.



Tuesday, November 17
November 2020  (Upcoming Webinars)
7:00 pm
 
How Research Plans Prevent Distractions
 
Presenter: Tammy PrioloTammy Priolo
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM Central
Webinar Description: This lecture discusses barriers in genealogical research and how sticking with a research plan can help avoid barriers for correct documentation of family history preservation. Topics to be covered are the Genealogical Proof Standard, distractions, research plans and rewards.
 
After registering you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to join us the night of 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. See the System Requirements page for more information.



Tuesday, December 15
December 2020  (Upcoming Webinars)
7:00 pm
 
Researching Displaced People
 
Presenter: Julie GoucherJulie Goucher
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM Central
Webinar Description: In this presentation we focus on the researching those who were displaced, across parts of Europe and elsewhere globally. Why displacement might occur and where, as well as the impact that has on the ability for genealogists to find their forebears. We delve deep in the resources available. We consider occupations, religious influence and surnames and consider the changing of names and the wider concept of individuals starting over. Examples for Wisconsin and Midwest will be included.
 
After registering you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to join us the night of 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. See the System Requirements page for more information.