Tracking Nineteenth Century German-American Families: More Strategies and Sources for New York Researchers

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Searching for your German roots? After looking at the Federal census and the obvious online sources, what's the next step? A look at some other resources and strategies that might help revitalize the search for your nineteenth-century German and German-American ancestors.

Richard Haberstroh, PhD, AG, is an accredited genealogist, who has been involved in German genealogical research both in the U.S. and Germany since 1984. Richard served as a volunteer librarian at the LDS Family History Center in Plainview, New York, from 1988 to 2001. Dr. Haberstroh is a frequent lecturer and has published a number of genealogical articles, including his family’s genealogy and short articles for the newsletter of the German Genealogy Group, of which he was a founding member. He is also the author of the book, The German Churches of Metropolitan New York: a Research Guide, published by NYG&B.

This lecture is free and no registration is required. 

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
South Court Classrooms - NYPL, Steven A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Ave between 40th and 42nd Streets, New York, NY
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and the New York Public Library
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