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2018 Genealogy Book Award Winner Announced

2018 Genealogy Book Award Winner Announced | Wisconsin Historical Society

DuWayne H. Hansen of Ohio has received the 2018 Genealogy Family History Book Award for "There Were Giants in the Earth in Those Days: Fourteen Generations of the William Cole Family in America".  Mr. Hansen has done extensive research on this family and it shows in the details included in this well written book.  Strong documentation and organization of the book places it among the top genealogical works published this year!

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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