Category Archives: Conferences

Usually annual meetings that focus offer a broad spectrum of presentations or focus on a particular genealogical topic.

EWZ Post 7 A Major Breakthrough

INTRODUCTION: I had set up a meeting with Dave Obee, former President of Feefhs, and exemplary Canadian researcher, before the Feefhs conference. I had brought all the ITS papers and some EWZ duplicates of Emil and Johann Hutop, especially the … Continue reading

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2018 SGGEE POST

The 20th Anniversary conference of the Society for Germanic Genealogy in Eastern Europe https://www.sggee.org/ which “focuses on the genealogy of Germans from Russian Poland and Volhynia with help for related regions” was held July 27-29, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta. https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/sggee-org/Continue reading

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GOV in Genealogy.net

The Germanic Genealogy Society 2018 Spring Conference featured Timo Kracke from Gandetkesee, Germany, (near Bremen). He is a board member of the Computer Genealogy Society, often referred to as CompGen, the host of the website known as http://www.genealogy.net. I had … Continue reading

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2018 NGS POST 2

”Accessing and Acquiring the Records of Eastern Europe: Family Search Efforts 2012-2017” Greg Nelson, Content Strategy Specialist for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in the Records Division of Family Search. Although the one hour presentation included Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldava, … Continue reading

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National Genealogy Society Conference Post 1

The EWZ series of posts will be interrupted to bring you four reports of conferences I have recently attended with emphasis on Suwalki Province and East Prussia. The National Genealogical Society 2018 Family History Conference was held May 2-5, 2018. … Continue reading

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Collaborating with Another Researcher

One of the best parts of continuing this blog is to receive comments from readers. With each comment I try to send a personal email to see if there is anything else I can do to help. Although I know … Continue reading

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IGGP: International Germanic Genealogy Partnership Conference

IGGP International Germanic Genealogy Partnership Conference From its inception at the end of May 2015 to the end of July 2017, the former American Germanic Genealogy Partnership quickly became the International Germanic Genealogy Partnership conference. Much credit must be given … Continue reading

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