Germanic Genealogy Society

GGS Fall Meeting

Get Reaquainted with FamilySearch.org
20 Sep, 2014 
 
Get Reacquainted with FamilySearch.org
 
9am-4pm Saturday, September 20, 2014.
 
Luther Seminary, Northwestern Hall
2481 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108
 
$35 Preregistration is due Sep 12, 2014 to reserve your German Lunch.
Please send your check, payable to GGS to:
 
Germanic Genealogy Society
Fall Meeting
PO Box 16312
St. Paul, MN 55116-0312
 
Please include your name and the name of the meeting with your payment.
 
Schedule:
8:30 Registration
 
9:00 "FamilySearch - An Introduction, Searching for Records and Online Books" by Kim Ashford
 
10:30 "FamilySearch - Catalog and Wiki + Indexing Projects" by Kim Ashford
 
11:45 German Lunch
 
1:00 "Leaving a Legacy" by Del Thomas
 
2:30 "FamilySearch - FamilyTree and Memories" by Jennifer Fritzler
 
Download the PDF flyer with tear-off registration.
 

Welcome to Our New Website!

We have been working hard to create a more user-friendly, interactive website for both members and non-members. 
 
GGS offers information, educational opportunities, publications, and association with others researching German roots.  This includes areas that are outside of the current borders of Germany.
 
However, GGS does not have records for your specific German ancestors. Our extensive library does include various indexes with individual's names, as well as how-to books and background information on places where your German ancestors may have lived.
 
Our goal is to help you learn how to find and use records of your German-speaking ancestors.
 

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UPCOMING
EVENTS
September 20
GGS Fall Meeting
FamilySearch.org has a wealth of information.  Come get reacquainted with all it has to offer.  There will be a presentation on preserving your genealogy for the next generation. Location: Luther Seminary, Northwestern Hall, 2481 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN. $35 preregistration due Sep 12. Registration opens at 8:30. Download ...
October 12
Library Workshop
Come get help with the GGS Library Collection.  Meet in room 214, upstairs for 2 short presentations (first one on a library resource topic, second designed for beginners), .  Volunteers will be available to assist with using our collection.  $10 fee, no pre-registration needed.  Registration begins at 1:30, presentations
November 8
GGS Annual Membership Meeting
We are happy to announce our speaker will be Gary Brueggemann.  He will present "Minnesota's Forgotten German Heritage."  Gary is a history professor at Century College in White Bear Lake.  He is also the author of "Minnesota's Oldest Murder Mystery: the case of Edward Phalen; St. Paul's Unsaintly Pioneer." ...