October 2021 Webinar
No More Excuses: Ten Tips to Finally Write that Family History
- Presenter: Lisa Alzo
- Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
- Time: 7:00 PM Central
- Webinar Description: Often the most difficult part of writing a family history is getting started. If you feel stuck due to information overload, lack of time, or writer’s block, you are not alone. In this webinar, learn ten simple tips to stop procrastinating and start writing! The session will cover: * How to organize your project with outlines and storyboards * Tips for overcoming writer's block * Starting your story and engaging your reader * Methods for sticking to a writing schedule.
- Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7273287421354357261
In Memory of the Peshtigo Fire
The Sky Was Brass, The Earth Was Ashes: The Great Peshtigo Fire
By special permission of the lecturer, Karen Vincent Humiston, WSGS has now posted her talk from last spring's 2021 Gene-A-Rama Conference, The Sky Was Brass, The Earth Was Ashes: The Great Peshtigo Fire, in the Members-Only area. Members can log in and find it on the 2021 Webinar Recordings page.
We hope you enjoy this new member benefit!
Check Out the 2021 WSGS Webinar Series!
The Wisconsin State Genealogical Society is proud to present our 2021 Webinar series! The lineup features some of your favorite webinar presenters from the past, as well as several new speakers, covering a wide variety of topics including resources, methodology, tools, various ethnic groups, and how to prepare for the release of the 1950 U.S. Federal Census!
DNA Boot Camp
WSGS is proud to present a series of webinars available to members on our website, the
DNA Boot Camp Webinar Series
Mary Eberle and Thomas MacEntee
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!
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