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Find Your Military Ancestors

Russ Horton

Many of us have military ancestors, but we often don’t know much about their service.  Russ Horton, archivist at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison will explain how to find their service records and what sort of personal information might be available in them.  Join us Saturday, February 13 from 2:00-3:30 in Lower Level Meeting Room D.

Find your military ancestors

Flag at Iwo Jima

Researching a Wisconsin ancestor who is a veteran? Russell Horton of the Wisconsin Veteran’s Museum will explain what types of military records are available and how to access them Saturday, February 13 from 2:00-3:30 pm. Learn more about the museum here.

Learn About Polish Genealogy

Steve Szabados

Steve Szabados, author of ten genealogy books, genealogy columnist for the Polish American Journal and lecturer on Polish genealogy will appear at the Appleton Public Library on Saturday, January 9 at 2:00 pm in Lower Level Meeting Room C. Learn ways to research your Polish family tree, how Polish history and border changes affected your ancestors and

Using Court Records to Find Ancestors

Do you have a “black sheep” ancestor or hard feelings in the family stemming from someone’s will? 

Step-by-Step - Back to Your Norwegian Ancestors

Wisconsin was a primary destination for immigrants from Norway. In 1900, one quarter of Norwegians who had immigrated to America lived in the state of Wisconsin. If your ancestors came from this Scandinavian country, please join us for the first Find Your Ancestors program of the year.  

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