The German Interest Group of The Eastside Genealogical Society (EGS) meeting
When: Friday, November 1, 2019, from 12:30 to 2:30 pm
(Doors open at 12:10 pm for networking)
Where: Relief Society Room of the Latter-day Saints Church
10675 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA 98004.
Topic: “Alsace Emigrations and Records” – A number of factors compelled emigrations not only from Alsace but also Lorraine, the Rhineland and Southwest Germany during the 18th and 19th centuries. Where did they go and why? This presentation will discuss those factors, however, the primary focus will be on Alsace and the records available.
Presenter: Melanie Matway became interested in genealogy as a teen asking her grandfather questions about family history when he spent a winter at their home in Southern California. Her interest renewed when she learned that church records for his family and other European ancestors had finally been microfilmed. In the last 10 years, Melanie has become the family genealogist and enjoys sharing what she has learned with other interested family members.
Visitors are always welcome. More information: https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/ .