Methods for Identifying the German Origins of American Immigrants with Michael Lacopo. (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
Methods for Identifying the German Origins of American Immigrants with Michael Lacopo.
If all you know from conventional records is “Germany” as a place of origin, then this lecture will help you mine other resources to locate WHERE in Germany your ancestor came from. Learn some new tricks to help you pinpoint the place of origin of your German-speaking ancestor!
CATEGORY: Immigration, Sociology, Ethnic, Regional
- Overview of German immigration history and geography
- Utilization of lesser-known published sources
- How to mine primary records for place names and hints of places of origin
- Indirect research to locate German origins
- Case studies