German Genealogy Research: From the U.S. to the Homeland
Presented by Kent Robinson
Goals of U.S. research of German ancestors, discovering & locating the village of origin, German geography, important resources, beginning your research in Germany, what if you do not read or speak German?, and more..., plus time for Q&A about your research.
Program via Zoom - space available at the library for those who prefer to attend in person.
ZOOM LINK: https://zoom.us/j/94183384970
Kent Robinson is the past president of the Indiana Chapter and immediate past National president of Palatines to America—German Genealogy Society. He has focused his research primarily the last 15 years on his mother’s paternal ancestry in Germany tracing them back
to about 1530. He has enhanced his knowledge of German genealogy by attending the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research on two occasions (German Genealogical Research and Reading German Records), the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (Advanced German Research), and the German Script Course of the Moravian Archives. He has also attended many regional and national conferences, read numerous books and articles, and viewed a number of webinars related to German genealogy. He has given presentations to
more than a dozen organizations over that past two years. He has experience researching for at least 60 days at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and in at least 10 archives in Germany. He has traveled to Germany on 8 occasions and lived there for about 10 months in
2014. He has served on the Executive Committee of the International German Genealogy Partnership and the board of directors for the Indiana German Heritage Society.
- Wednesday, July 28, 2021
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- The Robert S Morrison Foundation Room
- Ashtabula Public Library