Two webinars today — German and Irish genealogy research

Today, April 20, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time, the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center will host the free virtual presentation, Using German Church Records: An Introduction, delivered by John Beatty.

This program for beginners will explore the value of German church records and how to uncover, interpret, and read them. We will look at the major online sources and discuss some techniques for researching them. Register here.

The library’s upcoming genealogy events are listed here.

If you have Irish ancestors, you’ll want to check out the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society’s webinar, It’s More Than Just Names: Finding Your Ancestors in Griffith’s Valuation, a free webinar from Wisconsin State Genealogical Society, delivered by Donna Moughty, today at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Fire and government destruction of early census records left a void for Irish researchers. Griffith’s Valuation is one of the only lists of where people lived before, during and after the Famine, however many researchers don’t understand how to use it. This lecture explains its importance to Irish researchers and explains how to use it. Register here.

The society’s upcoming webinars are listed here.

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Posted On: April 20, 2021 at 06:09AM