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German Q & A

German Q & A

German Research Using
Case Studies

Rural Life and Aspects of Family Research in Lippe and Ravensburg

Please join professional German researcher, Uwe Standera, as he presents a story of everyday farmer’s life in 19th century Germany and reasons why they would have emigrated.  Then we will explore some unknown resources on the NRW Archive site.

11 Tips for Reading German Church Records

What is the biggest stumbling block for you and your German research?   Most likely, it is READING THE OLD GERMAN SCRIPT.  So, this month we will get some help for this challenging task with some tips and tricks on reading old German script from a professional translator, Theresa Berns, a German native living in Frankfurt.