German Interest Group of the Eastside Genealogical Society Walking in the Footsteps of Your Ancestors

When: Friday, June 2nd, 2023 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm PDT

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Topic: “Walking in the Footsteps of Your Ancestors”

Visiting places where your ancestors lived can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that opens the door to better understanding your ancestors’ lives. Learn strategies for getting the most out of a visit to an ancestral town and making local contacts. We’ll also talk about genealogy research tips for identifying the place of origin for your ancestors.

Presenter:  Carolyn Schott

Carolyn has researched her German ancestors in Eastern Europe for 20+ years. She’s a founder of the Black Sea German Research Community, a former board member of the Germans from Russia Heritage Society, and author of the book, “Visiting Your Ancestral Town.”

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