Upcoming Events

Meeting Date and Place

  • Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. (EDT)
  • Location: Join us online on ZOOM!
  • Topic: An Introduction to Researching Eastern European Ancestors

    Speaker: Eva Kujawa


Meeting Details

Join us as Eva Kujawa presents a historical overview of Eastern Europe, and how it has morphed through divisions and border changes, from wars and battles into the countries that we have in today’s world.  Eva will cover the majority of countries and will discuss the impacts of the various cultures that share the borders of this magnificent area.  Various  research resources will be highlighted as well as tips on how to plan research and address potential challenges and solutions for this type of genealogical research.  Topics such as, what is in a name, naming traditions, languages, handwriting styles as well as the various types of records and  where they can be located will also be included.  A list of websites and databases that hold a huge amount of information for this region will also be shared.

You will need to register for this meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lc-qspz0tEtdBUDGjR2Hj5MQklfEK5XVd

Don’t worry if you have never used ZOOM before. Once registered, you will be prompted to download the software and will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  You are encouraged to sign in early to ensure that your computer speakers are working.  Please turn off your video camera for this meeting.

Our meeting is open to everyone and we look forward to welcoming our members and friends.

 

 

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