Daniel Jones, MS, AG®

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Daniel Jones, MS, AG® will talk about:

The Search for Anna Hansen: Using Geography to Find German Records

Anna Hansen was born in Germany–but where? We’ll discuss records that can help find her hometown, and how discovering the geographic history of her birthplace led to unexpected records.

Solving Complex Genealogical Problems: Finding Balthasar Weber

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.


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