24 March 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: James M. Beidler

James M. Beidler, the author of Trace Your German Roots Online: A Complete Guide to German Genealogy Websites and The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide, writes “Roots & Branches,” an award-winning weekly newspaper column on genealogy that is the only syndicated feature on that topic in Pennsylvania. He is also a columnist for German Life magazine and is editor of the MAGS journal, Der Kurier. He is also an instructor for the online Family Tree University.

Friday, June 3, 2016  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FR008   German Immigrant Waves: Contrasts and Sources
The 1700s "Pennsylvania Germans" were a different breed than the "German Americans" who immigrated in the 1800s. This presentation shows the differences in geography, economic class, religion, and aspirations of - as well as sources about - the two great waves of German immigration as well as reviewing "the basics" of German genealogy research. Level: Beg., Int.

Friday, June 3, 2016  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
FR022   Online German Church Registers, Duplicates, and Substitutes
The online databases with information from German church registers are not all created equal - learn to use them all ... but also separate the wheat from the chaff. Level: All.

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Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
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