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So You’ve Found Your German Town of Origin, Now What? – Members only – Virtual Program
April 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Presenter: Teresa Steinkamp McMillin
Finding your ancestor’s town of origin can be exciting, indeed. Once this piece of information is found, you might be left wondering how you go about getting records from the other side of the ocean. This webinar focuses on getting records from German towns. Learn how to verify that you have a town that truly exists and where it is located; strategies for identifying misspelled town names; finding the historical governmental jurisdictions for that town and finding the records for that town. Also discussed will be useful aids for reading these records and tips on hiring a professional in Germany, should that be necessary.