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So, You've Found Your German Town of Orgin, Now What?

  • 09 Sep 2017
  • 1:00 PM
  • Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL

Teresa Steinkamp McMillin

So, You’ve Found Your German Town of Origin, Now What?

Finding your ancestor's town of origin can be exciting, indeed. Once this piece of information is found, you might be left wondering how to get records from the other side of the ocean. This lecture focuses on how to get records for German towns. Highlights include:

  • Verifying the location of the town

  • Strategies for identifying misspelled town names

  • Finding historical jurisdictions for that town

  • Finding records for that town

  • Useful aids for reading those records

  • Tips for hiring a professional genealogist in Germany, when necessary

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