Our speaker will be Bob Rettammel. Bob will provide a case study of how he searched for his German ancestors, particularly his great-grandfather’s family. Bob will discuss the records used to begin a search in finding a German Connection: vital records – birth, death, and marriage; census records, city directories, newspapers, and naturalization records. He will provide information on the genealogical structure in Germany, the reasons for German emigration, and working with a genealogist.
Once again at the April meeting, members are encouraged to come early and talk with other members about their genealogy. There will be food and drinks available from 6:30 to 7 p.m. and for a half an hour after the meeting. Feel free to bring some cookies or bars to share.