The German Interest Group of The Eastside GenealogicalSociety (EGS)meeting
When: Friday, March 4, 2022 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm PT– Virtually
Topic: “German Research – Understanding Culture, Places and Time Frames”
Discover the heritage of your German ancestors, what propelled them to come to America and how to find them in the old country. Key pieces of US research that lead back to the home country. Available research tools: online, printed, filmed and digitized materials. Case studies that may provide insight into the research you have been reluctant to pursue.
Presenter: Susan LeBlanc
Susan began researching her family history about fifty years ago. She is a native of Portland, Oregon. In 2010, she became an Accredited Genealogist through ICAPGen in the New England region. She graduated from Brigham Young University in 2005 with a BGS Degree with a focus in Family History and in 1985 with an AA degree in Spanish. For over twenty years she has volunteered in the LDS Family History Centers in Oregon. In her work she gained extensive experience in using the LDS Family History Library and working in online databases. Working to create accurate and complete family histories is one of her specialties. She enjoys helping others research and teaching classes. She has been associated with ICAPGen, Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Daughter of the American Revolution, Scappoose Historical Society and the Columbia County Museum Association.