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Part Number: W_EURANC_

Price: $9.95
A broad overview of research in Europe - a continent spanning more than thirty countries which has been subjected to wars, political unrest and border changes. Europe is a Continent with different languages, cultures and religions, all of which play a part in family history research. This presentation looks at the obstacles and pitfalls a researcher may encounter, and the major historical events & those that have had a marked effect on family history & are identified, especially the impact of the world wars and regional conflicts, border changes and movements of populations. Advice on broadly available sources is also discussed.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on December 16, 2016. 1 hour 38 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERFRNCH_

Price: $9.95
This webinar explains how a significant population of German-speakers came to reside in France and explores the peculiarities of researching ancestors of Alsace, Lorraine, and Elsass-Lothringen. It discusses when, why and how people from these areas came to the United States from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Research challenges include: records kept in French, German and Latin; shifting national borders; peculiar surnames; and Catholic, Protestant and Jewish residents. Indispensable Web sites are reviewed, as well as books and manuals, and the large body of microfilmed records available from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on July 30, 2016. 1 hour, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXFRENCH_

Price: $9.95
From Alsace-Lorraine to Paris and Huguenots to nobility, discover key resources for French research and techniques to meet challenges on both sides of the ocean.
This was presented to a live webinar audience on August 26, 2016. 1 hour 31 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.