A search of the parish registers did not show any record of Balthasar Weber. But a more in‐depth study showed he was born, married, and died there. Let’s find him together.
Don’t Miss Your Swiss! The Quirks of Researching in Switzerland
Although mostly German‐speaking, Switzerland is just different enough to give you headaches. We’ll discuss the quirks of research so you can avoid the pitfalls and successfully find your Swiss ancestors.
Daniel R. Jones, MS, AG® is an Accredited Genealogist specializing in Swiss and German research. After graduating magna cum laude from Brigham Young University, Daniel worked professionally for over a dozen years in helping several high-profile clients with research all over Europe. He has experience in numerous archives across more than a dozen countries in Europe, North America, Africa, and Australia. Daniel has also presented at multiple national conferences, including FGS, IGHR, SLIG, FEEFHS, and RootsTech. He is currently a research specialist in Germanic and Slavic Europe for the Family History Library.
Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Daniel Earl will talk about:
Banat German Research Tips
Do you have Banat ancestors? This class will give you ten tips to accelerate your research, break through brick walls and find your elusive Banat ancestors.
Kirchenbücher on FamilySearch: Tips for Beginners
Have you tapped into the power of the digitized, but largely unindexed German Church Books on FamilySearch.org? This class will show you how!
Dan Earl has been doing genealogical researching for thirty years. He started as a boy when his dad started took him to the old family cemetery. He is a professional genealogical speaker and researcher and has spoken to groups around the world. He is the president of the Virtual Genealogical Association and the Hungarian Genealogical Society of Michigan. When he’s not teaching about genealogy, he is a substitute high school history and English teacher. He lives in mid-Michigan with his wife and six kids.
Katherine Schober is a German-English genealogy speaker, author, and translator, specializing in the old German handwriting. She is the author of “The Magic of German Church Records” and “Tips and Tricks of Deciphering German Handwriting”, as well as the creator of the online course “Reading the Old German Handwriting.” Katherine lives in St. Louis with her Austrian husband, and can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or via her website, www.sktranslations.com.
Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Corinna Meiß will talk about:
Gesponserte Auswanderung aus dem Oberharz/Königreich Hannover in die USA 1848-1855
Ein verborgener Schatz an Unterlagen wartet auf seine Entdeckung: Tausende von Seiten über die gesponserte Auswanderung aus dem Oberharz in die USA, Australien und Südamerika in den Jahren 1848‐1855.
Corinna Meiß has a degree in Political Sciences and Political Economics. She has worked for many years in the industry in corporate public relations and marketing departments before she became a self-employed historian.
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