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Researching Your German Ancestors @ Darien Library at The Darien Library

Saturday, 14 November, 2015


Saturday, November 14th at 2 p.m
Louise Parker Berry Community Room

Finding our German ancestors' European origins may be difficult, but is usually possible. What tools will you need? Joseph Lieby will help you trace your ancestors using tools and techniques based on what you know about them. Knowing where our German ancestors lived in Europe, and when they came to America, should be the goal of anyone interested in their family history. Finding out when they came can usually be determined using research tools we already know. Their European origins may be more difficult to find, but is usually possible using those same tools. Tracing our German speaking ancestors beyond that will call for a new set of research tools that need to be acquired, including some German vocabulary, ability to decipher German script, and a little about German geography.

About Joseph Lieby

Joseph Lieby is the current President of the Palatines to America National German Genealogy Society. He retired as a school district administrator, and has over twenty years experience in genealogical research in New York and New Jersey. He has spoken at national and regional societies and has published articles on his research interests in hisPalatine Notes blog, and in the New York Palatines newsletter of which he is the editor.

Join us at 1 p.m. to Talk About Your Work

Co-sponsored with the Middlesex Genealogical Society


The Darien Library
1441 Post Road
Louise Berry Parker Community Room
Darien, CT 06820
United States

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