Dane County Area Genealogical Society


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The TMCC Library hosts an Open Genealogy Lab
Friday, December 8, 2023
1:30 PM Central Time

Presented by Gene Norris, Sr. Genealogist, Cherokee National Research Center

This is a free online event, everyone is welcome. It is for beginner, intermediate and advanced family researchers. To request a Zoom link for this presentation about the exhibits, events, and the culture and History of the Cherokee Nation, please email smalek@tmcc.edu.

Creating Google Earth Tours
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
7:00 PM Central Time

Presented by Karen A. Fortin

Google Earth tours can be a fun way to share your genealogical research with relatives. This class will show you the basics of how to create, save and share a tour that can visually illustrate the life and travels of your ancestors using the web-based Google Earth projects feature.
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5918056893256376149
For details see wsgs.org/Upcoming-Webinars

Breathing New Life into Your Boring Ancestors
Friday, Jan 26, 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Central Time. Zoom meeting online.

Presented by Milwaukee County Genealogical Society

The meetings will start with a short business meeting, followed by our speaker presentation about 1:30pm. Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, TN. She is affectionately known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches, and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. There is no such thing as a boring ancestor! Many genealogists will say they have boring ancestors because they can’t find records or information for them. Learn from a seasoned genealogist and archivist how to locate records and information to bring those boring ancestors back to life!
Register in advance for the meeting/presentation at zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrcumrrT4oHdaNEno-T4yZQd6wu75ATu4_#/registration

Genealogy and A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) - Trouble Ahead?
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
6:30pm Central Time

Presented by Thomas MacEntee with the Rock County Genealogical Society

While AI (artificial intelligence) might be the current “hot” buzz word, the fact is that many genealogy vendors and even genealogists have already been using this technology for years. The AI industry is at a crossroads and within the next five years, it will permeate almost every aspect of business and society. Learn how AI is currently being used to improve the genealogy experience, and whether or not you should seek out other uses of artificial intelligence for your own genealogy research. Register for the Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/89679775121

Duels, Fools and Scoundrels of the Civil War
Sunday, January 14, 2024
12:00pm Central Time

Presented by the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum

Strange but true; this axiom was never more relevant than describing many of the unusual and extraordinary occurrences during the four years of the Civil War. This presentation focuses on unusual and often controversial incidents and events. Topics include the fascinating story of murder and deceit of the incredible General Daniel E. Sickles, the strange case of Ulric Dahlgren and the plot to kill the Confederate President, the spy who was hung twice and buried in three places, dueling generals, murders, the plot to burn New York, sensational trials, and the stories of eccentric and unusual personalities and events. Reservations for this virtual program may be made by sending an email request to garmu.slib1866@gmail.com. Please Copy/Paste the address into your email. For details see https://garmuslib.org/future-events.

Getting Organized Using Technology and a Research Repor
Saturday, January 27, 2024
12:30pm Central Time

Presented by Kelli Bergheimer with the San Mateo County Genealogical Society

Use a research report to formulate a question, organize your information, and track your progress in answering your question or brick wall. A research report will allow you to set something aside and jump back in as new information is found. Learn to use research reports and digital or paper folder structures to organize and help you make progress in your research. Kelli Bergheimer is a writer, teacher, editor, and international genealogical speaker.

Kelli holds a Bachelor’s in Biology, a Master’s in Education: Curriculum and Instruction, and a Master’s in Business Management. Kelli is the Director of Curriculum and Assessments for Blue Kayak, a K-12 textbook company. She also works as the Director of Education for Your DNA Guide. Kelli runs a small business—Mess on the Desk, a genealogical organization company with a YouTube channel. Kelli is the facilitator for Genetics, Genealogy, and You, an online DNA Interest Group.Everyone is welcome to attend. Registration link will be available on the website closer to the event date. If you want to attend this, be sure to put a reminder on your calendar for registering toward the end of January. For details see www.smcgs.org/event-5438716

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