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Green County Genealogical Society to host workshop Oct. 7
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MONROE - The Green County Genealogical Society will present a genealogy workshop Oct. 7, during which Maureen Brady will present four topics: the Scots-Irish as the first frontiersmen; researching Canadian records; researching religious records; and analyzing research.

Brady is a former school librarian with more than 30 years of experience in family history research and is a professional genealogist. She is the co-director and trainer for the Crystal Lake Family History Center.

The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Founders Hall of Monroe Clinic and includes lunch. Workshop brochures and registration forms can be found on the GCGS website,, under "Upcoming Events."

The Green County Genealogical Society was organized for the purpose of bringing together family researchers and promoting preservation of heirlooms and documents. Its monthly meetings are open to the public and usually held at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month at the Monroe Public Library. The research center is available each Tuesday and every third Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lower level of the library. The main holdings are Green County. Both Rock and Lafayette counties are represented, along with other counties, states, countries and ethnic groups. Also available is a large clipping collection of births, marriages and obituaries. Volunteers are available to help with research. An elevator is available.