SGS library researcher Debby Wright shares a link to The Abundant Genealogy site, which provides a free download of a guide on Tools for Translating and Transcribing Genealogy Documents by Thomas MacEntee. To view a PDF of the guide, click HERE. Read the entire post from Abundant Genealogy and “learn the best tools and programs to help you extract the information you need from documents in order to find success with your genealogy research” HERE.
GERMAN RESEARCH WEBINARS
SGS member Sherri Spencer informs us of upcoming webinars from the Germanic Genealogy Society (GGS), a branch of the Minnesota Genealogical Society and one of the most active genealogical societies in the Midwest (nearly 900 members worldwide). CGS is sponsoring two upcoming webinars open to the public. Full details and registration information HERE.
Online German Church Registers, Duplicates and Substitutes
July 19, 2018 8pm CST: James M. Beidler
“No genealogist with German-speaking ancestors avoids using church records, and the good news is that many more of them are coming online in digital form. It’s important, however, to know whether you’re looking at originals, duplicates or extracts from these records – this presentation will explain the differences.”
How German History Makes a Difference in Your Family History Research
August 16 , 2018 8pm CST: Warren Bittner
“Two semesters of German history in an hour.”