German Interest Group of The Eastside Genealogical Society Useful Tools for Those with German Ancestors

The German Interest Group of The Eastside GenealogicalSociety (EGS)meeting

When: Friday, April 1, 2022 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm PT– Virtually

Topic: “Useful Tools for Those with German Ancestors”

You don’t have to be a German expert to read your German ancestors’ records. Come learn how to be successful! This presentation shows online resources that can help you be successful. Extensive discussion will cover resources found in the FamilySearch Wiki. Other useful tools discussed will include free German webinars, the BYU script tutorial, the German Genealogy Record Transcription Closed Facebook group, the German Genealogy Family Search Community Group, Google Translate and the Google Translate App. We’ll close by discussing how to find records online using the FamilySearch catalog, Archion, Matricula, Archives, and town websites.

Presenter:  Dana Palmer, CG®, CGL(SM)

Dana specializes in lineage society applications, publishing family books, and Midwestern research – specifically Ohio. In addition to her client work, she reviews military repatriation cases, and is part of the Mayflower Silver Books team.

More information: Visitors are always welcome and may request the Zoom link no later than March 30th at