RLP 148: 19th Century Germans in St. Louis with Heidi Mathis

Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about German immigration to St. Louis, Missouri in the 1840s-1860s. We discuss the reasons for immigration and the cultural differences between Americans and newly arrived Germans. Heidi Mathis shares the historical context she learned when researching her ancestor, Burkhard Schlag, who arrived in St. Louis in 1854 from Hesse. 

Links

Mid-19th Century Germans in St. Louis by Heidi Mathis at Family Locket

Using German Newspapers When You don’t Know Much German

Research Like a Pro eCourse

Study Group – more information and email list

Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com

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Posted On: May 10, 2021 at 06:36AM