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2020 Genealogy-Family History Book Award | Wisconsin Historical Society

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2020 Genealogy-Family History Book Award Winner Announced

2020 Genealogy-Family History Book Award | Wisconsin Historical Society

Jeanne Forbes received the 2020 Genealogy-Family History Book Award from the Wisconsin Historical Society for "The John T. Holtz & Anna C. Moll Family in Mecklenburg, Germany & Columbus, Wisconsin."

About the Book

Jeanne Forbes of Bloomington, Minnesota, has received the 2020 Genealogy-Family History Book Award for "The John T. Holtz & Anna C. Moll Family in Mecklenburg, Germany & Columbus, Wisconsin." This book is well-organized and includes clear and concise documentation of sources, along with good quality photos with subtitles that provide more details on the subjects of the photos. There are chapters on the general history of these locations as well as the family history connected to these places. The flow of the book makes it appealing to family members as well as local historians.

About the Award

The award is given to the author of a genealogy book that best documents the history of a Wisconsin family and, in the opinion of the judges, made the most valuable contribution to public understanding of Wisconsin's past during the preceding calendar year. The award is presented in conjunction with the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society.

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