Tracing your family tree back through the years can prove to be a daunting task when first beginning your mission to find your roots. The Marathon County Historical Society will host Beginning Genealogy at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau. There is no admission fee, and reservations are not required.
Genealogy expert and Marathon County Historical staff member Shelley Green will cover the key points of research and organization of successful family tree searches. Topics covered include resources available at the Woodson History Center and other sites, online researching, documents needed to provide answers, helpful tips and techniques. The information will be focused on Marathon County searches; however, it is applicable to genealogy searches in other locations.
For more information, call the Marathon County Historical Society at 715-842-5750.