01 March 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Michael D. Lacopo, DVM

Michael D. Lacopo, DVM, is a retired small-animal veterinarian born and raised in northern Indiana. He takes a scientific approach to his research as he does to his profession. Researching since 1980, he has lectured internationally and written for numerous periodicals and journals. A self-described “all-American mutt,” his research skills cover a broad range.

Saturday, June 4, 2016  5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
SA052   German Genealogy on the Internet: Beyond the Basics
The Internet age has brought genealogy to our fingertips over the last two decades, and subsequently, we can find our German ancestors easier. But it still takes some digging and some know-how. This lecture will discuss some online sites that all German genealogists should be aware of. American sites will be covered, but a strong concentration on lesser used German sites will be discussed, as we are missing vital clues by not being truly “international” in our Internet research endeavors! Level: Int., Adv.

Sunday, June 5, 2016  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
SU005   Beginning Swiss Research 
It is estimated that over 400,000 Swiss immigrants have come to North America since its settlement. With over 80% of them being German-speaking, they often get lumped into “Germans to America,” but the records found in Switzerland can be vastly different. Learn how to begin your research into Swiss records and resources. Level: All.

Sunday, June 5, 2016  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
SU036   How to Overcome Brick Wall Problems in Pennsylvania Research
Many of us descend from ancestors who arrived in Pennsylvania from Europe before migrating south down the Shenandoah Valley or west to the Pacific Ocean. Several case studies will be presented showing lesser-utilized research tactics, repositories and resources used to help rejuvenate your search for your Pennsylvania ancestors. Level: All.

To register, visit our website

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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