Sunday, April 16, 2006

Palatines to America

Palatines to America is a national genealogy society researching German-speaking ancestors. Their annual seminar this year will be 23-25 June 2006 at the Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Find out more by going to:

The theme of the seminar is "Researching Your German-Speaking Ancestors." Topics to be covered include:
-- Blocked lines
-- Researching female ancestors
-- Manuscript collections
-- Schleswig-Holstein
-- Shenandoah Valley Germans
-- Saxon Chronicles
-- Identifying, dating, preserving, reading clues in family photographs
-- Ways to prove who your ancestor was, standards of proof

The seminar brochure is now available at:
The brochure contains complete program details and a printable registration form. Their brochure is an Adobe Acrobat 'pdf' file. If you have trouble reading it, you may need to download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader via a link provided at the society's website. The Palatines to America website also includes information about membership, local chapter events, and the catalog of library holdings.

For other questions, contact Ralph & Marge Kroehler, 6910 N. Rockvale, Peoria, IL 61614 or via email at:

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
Your friend in genealogy.

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