Join us for a presentation by Dr. Michael Lacopo
Session 1: 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!
Session 2: Methods for identifying the German origins of American immigrants.
If all you know from conventional records is “Germany” as a place of origin, then this lecture will help you mine other resources to locate WHERE in Germany your ancestor came from. Learn some new tricks to help you pinpoint the place of origin of your German-speaking ancestor!
Presenter Bio: Dr. Michael D. Lacopo is a retired small-animal veterinarian and professional genealogist born and raised in northern Indiana. 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, with specialties in German research, Mid-Atlantic American research, genetic genealogy, social history, and advanced problem solving.
Website link : Check out his website at www.Roots4U.com, or for more up-to-date lecture and research information, at his Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Roots4U
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