Jumping into German Genealogy–An All-Day Seminar at WRHS

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On Saturday, November 16, Western Reserve Historical Society will host an all-day seminar for beginning and advanced genealogists interested in researching their German ancestors. In four seminar sessions, James M. Beidler will cover the following topics:

“Your Immigrants’ Germany,”

“German Research Online,”

“German Names and Naming Patterns,”

“Online German Church Registers, Duplicates, and Substitutes.”

Jim Beidler

  Jim Beidler is the author of the brand-new The Family Tree Historical Atlas of Germany. He also has authored The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide and writes “Roots & Branches,” an award-winning weekly newspaper column on genealogy. He is a columnist for German Life magazine and is editor of Der Kurier, the quarterly journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society. He also is an editor for Legacy Tree Genealogists, Inc. and contributes frequently to periodicals ranging from scholarly journals such as The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine to popular-interest magazines such as Family Tree Magazine

  Check-in opens at 9 am, with the first session commencing at 9:30. There will be a lunch break at 12:15. Boxed lunches will be available for purchase the day of the seminar. 

  To register, complete the registration form, provide a check for the $40 registration fee and return to: 

WRHS Genealogical Committee, Attn: Linda Freeman, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH, 44106 Name: _____________________________________________________________ 


City:__________________________________ State: ______ Zip______________ 

Phone Number: Day ( ) _____________ Evening ( ) ________________ 

Email Address: _______________________________________________________

Online Registration coming soon!

Questions? Please contact Chris Staats: chris@staatsofohio.com 

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