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Meetings of the Marshfield Area Genealogy Group are regularly held at 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Marshfield Public Library, except August (traditionally our group picnic) and November & December (no meetings.)

Each meeting features a special program planned to inform, educate and entertain members while helping them grow in their family research techniques.
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2019 Meetings 

All meetings start at 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted, in the Felker Family Genealogy and Local History Room at the Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library.

The list of 2019 Topics and Speakers will be coming soon!

January 24th- "Using Your Smart Phone to Organize and Track Your Family History", with Andrew Schnitzler.  Come learn with us about useful tools that you can use from your Smart Phone to organize and track your family history and documents.

February 28th -   “‘Free’ Legacy Family Tree Webinars; DNA Overview.”   Discover the treasure of Legacy Family Tree webinars available online and watch an introduction to Y-DNA, mitochondrial DNA, and autosomal DNA testing, including how each of these types of DNA are inherited, how they are tested, who you should have tested, and where you should purchase testing. Presented by MAGG member, Donald Schnitzler.

March 28, 2019 -  "Ancestry DNA Basics.”  MAGG member, Don Schnitzler, will cover some of the basics when using the Ancestry DNA kit and a little prep before Sandy’s presentation in April.     

April 25th -  "Those Unusual Meetings, Findings or Coincidences Found while Tracing Your Family History."  MAGG member, Ken Wood will lead this round table discussion about those “unique” findings we all run across in our searches..  

May 23rd - "German Digital Libraries.” MAGG member, Vickie Schnitzler, will explore with you some major digital libraries and their usefulness to the German genealogist. Digital libraries offer access to obscure books, maps, and other materials that have never before been available to most genealogists.

June 27th - “Finding My Dad’s Birth Family; Using Ancestry DNA and Other Tools to Narrow the Search.” MAGG member, Sandy Kocian, will discuss her ongoing journey identifying the parents of her father, Henry Olson, who was placed in a Wisconsin orphanage as an infant in 1918. Starts at 6:30 p.m.

July 25th -  "The Family Came from Canada to Settle in Clark County." MAGG member, Kathleen Engelbretson, will talk about her husband’s Greenwood family connections in Canada and the various resources she used to document that side of the family.  Time and location to be announced.

August 22nd - 

September 26th - 

October 24th - 

November/December - No Meeting



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