If you are interested in the Black Hawk War you will want to add this to your calendar to hear author and teacher of history, Patrick Jung. If you would like him to sign a book you will need to purchase it in advance and bring with you. The book titles have links to Amazon.
Patrick Jung, author of two books on the Black Hawk War, will be featured at the October 3 meeting of the Green County Genealogical Society speaking on the Black Hawk War in our area and resources for researching ancestors that were in the militia. Patrick Jung has written two books on the Black Hawk War: The Black Hawk War of 1832 (Campaigns and Commanders) and The Battle of Wisconsin Heights, 1832: Thunder on the Wisconsin. He will bring samples of his books for us to see, but won’t have any to purchase. They can be purchased online at Amazon or Ebay. He will be glad to sign any books brought to the meeting.
The Green County Genealogical Society meeting will be held in the second floor meeting room of the Monroe Public Library at 10 am. Saturday, October 3. Visitors are always welcome and there is no cost to attend. The society is also holding free weekly workshops on various genealogical topics Thursdays through October at 10:00 a.m. in their Research Center in lower level of the library. You may call Sharon (815-868-2416) or Donna (608-921-1537) if you have questions.
FIND A GRAVE
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Lafayette County Historical Museum 1:30 pm.
Come to discover how Bill Holland became an accidental genealogy buff. Learn about the morbid sounding site named Find A Grave, which lists almost all cemeteries in the United State, let alone the world, and lists almost all interments, and their family members, in those cemeteries. This free site holds a plethora of genealogical information, and provides the beginning genealogist with an interesting and informative starting point for their family discovery journey.