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Part Number: WXPAGERANC_

Price: $9.95
Applying genealogical basics to the peculiarity of searching for the rich records relating to America’s first large ethnic minority population - Germans.

60 minutes and 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERBRKWL_

Price: $9.95
What do you need to look for once you have reached your brick wall? What is available and how do you find it? Learn how to think like a German and understand how to assess the needs of your German research to get the most out of it, from both sides of the ocean. You will understand how a typical German lived and made decisions. Our case study will show you step by step how to overcome a typical brick wall.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on November 1, 2017. 1 hour 42 minutes and 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERMDIRS_

Price: $9.95
In Germany, more and more directories are online. This presentation will tell you where to find them, how to work with them and how to interpret the information typical for German directories.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on August 16, 2017. 1 hour 22 minutes plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERSCRPT_

Price: $9.95
German parish registers are an indispensable resource in German genealogy. Yet, many of us hesitate because of the difficulties in reading these rich mines of information. Despite these challenges, you can train yourself to read and interpret enough of the records to make substantial progress on your genealogy. They are most powerful when used in combination. As with any new skill, you will improve with practice.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on February 10, 2017. 1 hour 32 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
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: WXGERMHOME_

Price: $9.95
Can't find the place your German ancestors came from? This webinar will help you gather information on how to find the place they called home. We will look into passenger lists and emigration records as well as take a look at what information their name and their faith can provide.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on October 14, 2016. 1 hour 33 minutes, plus 11 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: WXGERDIG_

Price: $9.95
Continue your work in Germanic parish records, with examples and cases that will help you with an array of strategies and situations to help you learn how to bridge the gaps and build your Germanic lineage.
 
This was presented to a live webinar audience on June 22, 2016. 1 hour 46 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXMINEUBER_

Price: $9.95
While there’s a galaxy of Internet sites that can help you with your German genealogy, some stars shine brighter than others – and it’s not just Ancestry and FamilySearch, although those two 500-pound canaries both have huge assets for those seeking Deutsch ancestors.
 
This was presented to a live webinar audience on May 18, 2016. 1 hour 46 minutes, plus 1 page of supplemental syllabus materials.The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERPARR_

Price: $9.95
Gail Shaffer Blankenau will introduce you to the gold mine of German genealogy--German church books, both in the United States and in the Germanic states. She discusses proven strategies to identify your ancestor’s home church and how to approach the records when you find them—even if you don’t speak German.
 
This was presented to a live webinar audience on March 23, 2016. 1 hour 34 minutes, plus 14 pages of supplemental syllabus materials.The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERNAMES_

Price: $9.95
The naming patterns and quirks that are found in German names range from needing to "look in the middle" for first names ... as well as dealing with families who used the identical name for surviving children. This presentation demystifies these and other potential problems.

This class will be presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on August 26, 2015. About 1 hour 30 minutes, plus 2 pages of handouts.
Part Number: WXGER_RUSS_

Price: $9.95
In 1762, Empress Catherine of Russia invited ethnic Germans to immigrate to Russia to develop the country's agriculture, allowing them to retain their language and culture. Thousands of Germans left their native land to settle in their own ethnic and religious groups. In the late 18th century some of Catherine's preferential terms began to be revoked, prompting another large migration--this time to the New World. We will discuss issues facing genealogists who have ancestors who were Germans from Russia as well as explore sources and methods.

1 hour 15 minutes, plus 7 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXZIGZAG_

Price: $9.95
You will learn about the methodology of using the baptismal, confirmation, marriage and burial records from German church registers most effectively. By utilizing the different bits of information found in each, researchers can zigzag their way to adding centuries to a pedigree.

This class was presented to a live webinar audience on February 11, 2015. 1 hour 29 minutes, plus 2 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERMNINT_

Price: $9.95
Internet research for German ancestors is not as fully developed as it is for North American or British ancestors, but don’t let that stop you! There is a significant subscription site, along with some important indexes, original and compiled, records online. Fortunately, the number of actual records online is growing at a significant rate. Other German genealogy sites provide important information about places or sources. Indeed, your research will suffer if you don’t use the Internet for your German research.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on June 11, 2014. 1 hour 32 minutes plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGERMAN_

Price: $9.95
More Americans have German ancestry than any other ethnic group and German research sources are some of the most detailed and helpful in all of Europe, so what are you waiting for? Most German families can be documented back to the 1600s and this webinar will help you get started. You don’t need to speak German or travel to Germany to have wonderful research success. We’ll cover the basics, including the language, records, places and the tools you need to begin your journey to find your German ancestors.