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Meeting Information

Date: March 6, 2021
Pre-Meeting: 9:00 AM
Presentation: 10:00 AM
Location: Arlington Heights Senior Center
Presenter's Website: http://www.roots4u.com/
Presenter's Email: INPowerMac@mac.com

Presentation Description:

Many of us have German-speaking European ancestors but are afraid to tackle the next step across the Atlantic. Finding the proper parish that holds the records of interest, as well as accessing those records, can seem daunting. It does not have to be. Your lecturer will also show examples of German church records, how to decipher them, and how to overcome the fear of German script. (Beginner to Advanced).

Presenter’s Bio:

Dr. Michael D. Lacopo is a retired small-animal veterinarian and professional genealogist born and raised in northern Indiana. Researching since 1980, he has lectured internationally and written for numerous periodicals and journals. A self- described “all-American mutt,” his research skills cover a broad range, with specialties in German research, Mid-Atlantic American research, genetic genealogy, social history, and advanced problem-solving.

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