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Upcoming HOWGS Programs and Events

02/23/2019 Wisconsin Historical Society Workshop -- "Finding Our German Ancestors"
Presented by Antje Petty, Associate Director of the Max Kade Institute for German American Studies.

      DATE: Saturday, February 23, 2019
      TIME: 9:00 - 3:00.
      WHERE: Memorial Library, Room 126, Madison, Wi

For more information or to register, see https://www.wisconsinhistory.org or contact Lori Bessler 608-264-6519 or lori.bessler@wisconsinhistory.org.
03/12/2019 Wisconsin Historical Society Workshop -- "Irish Genealogy "
Presented by Fintan Mullen and Gillian Hunt of the Ulster County Historical Foundation.

      DATE: Saturday, March 12, 2019
      TIME: 9:00 am - 500 pm
      WHERE: Memorial Library, Room 126, Madison, Wi

For more information or to register, see https://www.wisconsinhistory.org or contact Lori Bessler 608-264-6519 or lori.bessler@wisconsinhistory.org.
03/16/2019 HOWGS -- “From Cradle to Coffin: How to Use Vital Records For Genealogy”
This program will be presented by Tiffany Ringer, Register of Deeds.

      DATE: Saturday, March 16, 2019
      TIME: 9:30 a.m.
      WHERE: All-Purpose Room at McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids

Tiffany is the Wood County Register of Deeds and lives in Wisconsin Rapids.  She was appointed by the Governor and took her Oath of Office in April 2018.  A cornerstone of family history research, vital records document the key events in our ancestors’ lives and provide critical genealogical information. Tiffany will present what types of land and vital records are available and how to access them. Join us for the Program. The business meeting will follow.
03/23/2019 Wisconsin Historical Society Workshop -- "Genealogy Strategies and Methods"
Presented by Thomas MacEntee, a nationally known genealogy professional.

      DATE: Saturday, March 23, 2019
      TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      WHERE: Memorial Library, Room 126, Madison, Wi

For more information or to register, see https://www.wisconsinhistory.org or contact Lori Bessler 608-264-6519 or lori.bessler@wisconsinhistory.org.
04/06/2019 Wisconsin Historical Society Workshop -- "Adoption and Unknown Parentage"
Presented by Mary Eberle who is a DNA expert and genetic genealogist. She formed DNA Hunters,®LLC in 2015. Her team finds people's biological parents, grandparents, and other ancestors.

      DATE: Saturday, April 6, 2019
      TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      WHERE: Memorial Library, Room 126, Madison, Wi

For more information or to register, see https://www.wisconsinhistory.org or contact Lori Bessler 608-264-6519 or lori.bessler@wisconsinhistory.org.
04/20/2019 HOWGS -- “Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org -- What to Expect and Not to Expect!”
This program will be presented by Lori Bessler, Wisconsin Historical Society.

      DATE: Saturday, April 20, 2019
      TIME: 9:30 a.m.
      WHERE: All-Purpose Room at McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids

Lori has worked at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Archives in Madison since 1988 and has lectured throughout the Midwest on genealogical topics for over 30 years. While these two popular websites contain many collections for genealogists, they both have pros and cons to them that genealogists don’t realize are there. Lori will also provide instruction on other places to go to find more about your ancestors. Join us for the Program. The business meeting will follow.
05/18/2019 HOWGS -- “Using Forums & Message Boards -- Break Through Your Brick Walls!”
The program this month will be by Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society member Diantha Neinfeldt.

      DATE: Saturday, May 18, 2019
      TIME: 9:30 a.m.
      WHERE: All-Purpose Room at McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids

Diantha has been a member of Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society for 27 years and is currently the group's Chair. She has helped numerous people over the years on their family research. Used effectively, message boards & forums are great tools to connect with other people. Diantha will show you how to search and post to message boards in a way that will help you break through some of your brick walls. Join us for the Program. The business meeting will follow.
05/18/2019 Wisconsin Historical Society Workshop -- "Legal Genealogy"
Presented by Judy Russell. Judy is a genealogist with a law degree whose purpose is to help folks understand the often arcane and even impenetrable legal concepts and terminology that are so very important to those studying family history.

      DATE: Saturday, Ma 18, 2019
      TIME: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      WHERE: Memorial Library, Room 126, Madison, Wi

For more information or to register, see https://www.wisconsinhistory.org or contact Lori Bessler 608-264-6519 or lori.bessler@wisconsinhistory.org.
06/15/2019 “Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society Annual Cemetery Walk”
The cemetery walk is an annual event.

      DATE: Saturday, June 15, 2019
      TIME: To be determined.
      WHERE: Pittsville, Wisconsin

This walk is an annual event. The purpose of this event is to provide insight into a cemetery's unique history and how to determine what cemetery records are available. This year we will be touring the Pittsville Area Historical Society Museum and Old Founders Cemetery in Pittsville, Wisconsin. Come and join us!
08/17/2019 Welcome to the First meeting of the new year.

 

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