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February 2022

GENEALOGY BASICS

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

February 4, 2022– 10:00 a.m. - noon, $40 (online) This class is designed for those who are just dipping their toes into genealogy research. Class topics will include genealogy best practices, using websites such as FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com, and resources available from historical societies and genealogical societies. This class is not specific to those with Norwegian heritage, and we welcome NAGC members and non-members. ALL CLASSES BEGIN CENTRAL TIME Register online in our E-Store Class Registration or call us at 608-255-2224.…

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Rock County (WI) Genealogical Society-Free Zoom Webinar: Finding the Genealogy of a House and Those That Lived in it

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Finding the Genealogy of a House and Those That Lived in it The Rock County Genealogical Society offers a free Zoom program to be held Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CST, viewable on a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. For the Zoom link and to download the program handout, see the RCGS home page at: www.rcgswi.org and click on Upcoming Speakers and Events.   This presentation will explain how to use genealogy techniques of searching…

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INTRODUCTION TO NORWEGIAN GENEALOGY

February 9 @ 10:00 am - February 11 @ 12:00 pm

February 9 and 11, 2022—10:00 a.m.-noon, $100 member/$150 non-member (online) This class is for those who are familiar with genealogy basics but haven’t dug into Norwegian genealogical research yet. The class will focus on Norwegian naming traditions, history and geography, along with strategies for reading old handwriting and finding where in Norway your ancestor may have originated. This class also includes a copy of our “Research Guide for Norwegian Genealogy: For Beginning and Experienced Genealogists.” ALL CLASSES BEGIN CENTRAL TIME…

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USING NORWEGIAN FARM BOOKS (BYGDEBØKER)

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

February 18, 2022– 10:00 a.m.-noon, $40 member/$50 non-member (online) This class expands on the introductory class by exploring using Norwegian Farm History Books (bygdebøker) for clues for your genealogical research. ALL CLASSES BEGIN CENTRAL TIME Register online in our E-Store Class Registration or call us at 608-255-2224. Contact us at genealogy@nagcnl.org with any questions or for more details about the classes.

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Basics of DNA & Genealogy WEBINAR – Saturday, February 26, 2022

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore your family history and learn the basics of genealogy research with this engaging workshop hosted by the Wisconsin State Historical Society. With the rise of services such as AncestryDNA and 23andMe, DNA has become one of the most popular genealogy tools, but interpreting results is not always easy. Presenter Dana Kelly will help you navigate this data and provide information about the key aspects of using DNA results to find more about your family history. Topics covered: Introduction to…

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March 2022

EXPLORING THE NORWEGIAN DIGITAL ARCHIVES

March 2 @ 10:00 am - March 4 @ 12:00 pm

March 2, 3 & 4, 2022– 10:00 a.m.-noon, $100 member/$150 non-member (online) This class explores the wide variety of records and resources available in the Norwegian Digital Archives and how to find them. ALL CLASSES BEGIN CENTRAL TIME Register online in our E-Store Class Registration or call us at 608-255-2224. Contact us at genealogy@nagcnl.org with any questions or for more details about the classes.

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October 2022

Genealogy Research Trip to Salt Lake City – October 16-23, 2022

October 16 - October 23

Join Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library for a research tour to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah where you'll find the largest collection of genealogical materials in the world; NAGC researchers (Jerry Paulson & Chris Klauer) will be available to assist you during the entire trip; knowledgeable library staff & volunteers will be on hand for research help. This trip is not limited to those with Norwegian ancestry! $1500 (NAGC Members)  $1700 (Non-members)  *Cost of…

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