Deutsche Aussteller auf der International German Genealogy Conference

In knapp vier Wochen ist es soweit und die erste virtuelle International German Genealogy Conference öffnet die virtuelle Eingangstür für mehr als 650 Teilnehmer aus der ganzen Welt.

Das Publikum erwartet ein prall gefülltes Programm mit Live Vorträgen und weiteren Vorträgen die auf Abruf angesehen werden können. In Connection Sessions wird sich ausgetauscht und in der Expohall über die neuesten Produkte und Informationen der vertretenen Vereine und Firmen informiert.

Die folgenden Vereine und Firmen aus Deutschland sind bereits vertreten:

Buchen Sie auch für Ihren Verein, oder Ihre Firma einen Ausstellungsstand. Noch ist es nicht zu spät um bei einer tollen Erfahrung zum Thema Genealogie in Deutschland mit allem was dazu gehört dabei zu sein. Sie können sich und Ihren Verein oder Firma einem breiten Publikum auf der ganzen Welt vorstellen und neue Kunde oder Mitglieder gewinnen.

Die virtuellen Informationsstände der Aussteller sollen, wenn möglich, vom 18. bis 23. Juli 2021 täglich von 17.00 bis 19.00 Uhr MESZ live besetzt sein. Dazu kann eine Möglichkeit über ZOOM oder anderen Webmeeting-Anbietern oder über einen Live-Chat selbst gewählt werden.

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Für Vereine und IGGP Partner gibt es eine reduzierte Anmeldegebühr von nur $25 (ca. 21€) und dazu gibt es noch 4 Anmeldungen für das LIVE! Registrierungspaket für die Standmitarbeiter dazu.

Wir freuen uns, wenn auch Sie dabei sind!

ihr IGGC Team!

Meet Speaker Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG

Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG will talk about:

Stymied by Stiegliers: Solved Using Indirect Evidence

Christina Stiegler arrived in Cincinnati in 1874. United States sources name no birth town. A DNA match provides a clue. Assemble indirect evidence to find Christina’s town of birth.

Decode German Gothic Script

Reading German script seems overwhelming. Panic no more! This presentation will teach you how to read and write, first letters then words. No prior experience required. The syllabus includes resources for continued success.


Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG® is the author of Guide to Hanover Military Records, 1514-1866 on Microfilm at the Family History Library, researches German ancestry and reads German script. She taught at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research and Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. She created courses for Ancestry Academy and Legacy.


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Meet Speaker Suzanne Trotter, AG®

Suzanne Trotter, AG®

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

Early German Immigration—Where They Came From, Where They Settled, and When They Migrated

Mass migration out of the Palatinate region of Germany began in 1708. By June 1709, thousands of Palatines flooded both Rotterdam and London. In fall 1709, 11 ships were loaded full of these immigrants to be sent to America.


Suzanne Trotter, AG® is an Accredited Genealogist® with nearly 20 years of professional genealogical research experience. She earned concurrent bachelor’s degrees in English and in family history and genealogy at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah. She also completed extensive graduate studies in education at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. She has conducted research in various archives across Europe, and she has contributed to several publications and given various presentations across the country and abroad. Suzanne is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA). She also heads a subcommittee within the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen).


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Meet Speaker Stephen Wendt

Stephen Wendt

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Stephen Wendt will talk about:

Searching for Your Elusive Prussian  Ancestors: A Case Study. 

Gain a better understanding of historical Prussia  in the pursuit of records. This case‐study  approach offers the beginner and intermediate level genealogist numerous examples and  resources in order to promote your Prussian  research objectives.


Stephen Wendt, MLIS, is a professional genealogist. He holds a master’s degree in Library and  Information Science from Kent State University and is the owner of Tree Tidings Genealogy. Stephen  regularly gives webinars for members of the genealogical community. He enjoys sharing his knowledge  and passion for Prussian and German Genealogy, Newspaper Genealogy and other genealogical topics.  Stephen volunteers in several online communities dedicated to Prussian and German Genealogy.


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Meet Speaker Peter Lubrecht, PhD

Peter Lubrecht, PhD

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Peter Lubrecht, PhD will talk about:

Finding “Hessian Ancestors” Debunking the Myths

An illustrated presentation of the “real story” about the Hessian troops in the American Revolution.


Dr. Peter Lubrecht PhD, is an author awarded the “Eric Hartleb German Historian of the Year Award” from the National Steuben Society for “Carl Schurz: German American Statesman; Germans in New Jersey; New Jersey Hessians Truth and Lore; The Butterfly Boys in the Civil War.


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Meet Speaker Lars Thiele

Lars Thiele

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Lars Thiele will talk about:

How to Find the Places of Your Ancestors in Saxony.

Finding places in Germany can be difficult, because of name spelling, geographical locations  and administrative changes in history. Learn about special features and helpful tools for the search in Saxony.las


Lars Thiele is an independent researcher, owner of a research service, professional genealogist, blogger  and online consultant he provides help mostly for family researchers, but also for authors, architects and  landowner. Lars’ specialties are Saxon archives. Apart from the archives, libraries and of course  administrations he knows Saxony and people quite well. 


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Meet Speaker Kim Ashford

Kim Ashford

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Kim Ashford will talk about:

Learning to Use German American Newspapers

German American newspapers can be a valuable resource if you can read them. Learn tips on how to find and use them even when your German language skills are minimal.


Kim Ashford has a passion for helping others learn how to research. She has a degree from Brigham Young University with an emphasis in Family History. She served as president of the Germanic Genealogy Society (MN) and is one of the founders and a previous board member of the IGGP.


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Meet Speaker Kenneth W. Heger

Kenneth W. Heger

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Kenneth W. Heger will talk about:

Problems with Alsace‐Lorraine? Consider Kehl

Learn how to use the records of the American consulate in Kehl, Baden (1882‐1917) to search for answers about your family in German Alsace‐Lorraine.

America and Saxony, 1837‐1917: Records of the Department of State

Learn how to use records of the American consulates in Saxony to find birth and death reports of Americans and names of relatives who had stayed behind in Germany.


Kenneth W. Heger’s career includes being the Director of the University of Maryland’s Archives and Digital Curation specialization and a 32-year employee at the National Archives. He is the president of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society and has a Ph.D. in History.


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Meet Speaker Karen Franklin

James M. Karen Franklin

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Karen Franklin will talk about:

The Leo Baeck Institute: Home of German Jewish Genealogy

This presentation describes the Leo Baeck Institute collections of interest to researchers of German Jewish families; how to find material and best utilize the collections.


Karen S. Franklin is the Director of Family History at the Leo Baeck Institute, New York. She is a past president of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies and a recipient of its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. She also served as Co-Chair of the Board of Governors of JewishGen.org.


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