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Societies, Clubs and Customs in Our Local Region by Hermann Welp
Friday, June 3
Societies, Clubs and Customs in Our Local Region by Hermann Welp  (GGS Meetings)
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
Greenwald Pub in Greenwald near Melrose, MN
June 3 (Friday) Hermann Welp “Vereine und Gebräuche” [Societies, Clubs and Customs in Our Local Region of Lower Saxony] live translation by Kent Cutkomp – at Greenwald Pub in Greenwald near Melrose, MN – 11:30 am $15 for lunch; donation for presentation only. Register at the door – no pre-registration.
 
Hermann Welp lives in Nortrup, Lower Saxony and his friend Bernd Struckmann grew up in the same area. Many people from that village and nearby immigrated to Melrose, Minnesota. They are interested in reconnecting with descendants of emigrants from their region of Ankum, Lower Saxony who came to Melrose. They could help some people make connections to their ancestral villages in Germany.
 
They have identified some families that came from their region to Melrose. The surnames include: Middendorf, Klaphake, Loxterkamp, Hoffmann, Hagemann, Hallermann, Ostendorf, Uphoff and Weber.


Societies, Clubs and Customs in Our Local Region by Hermann Welp
Monday, June 6
Societies, Clubs and Customs in Our Local Region by Hermann Welp  (GGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Minnesota Genealogy Center, Mendota Heights, MN + livestream
June 6 (Monday) Hermann Welp “Vereine und Gebräuche” [Societies, Clubs and Customs in Our Local Region of Lower Saxony] live translation by Kent Cutkomp– at Minnesota Genealogy Center in Mendota Heights; doors open at 6:30;  presentation 7 pm; freewill donation. Registration will be available for the livestream webinar.
 
Hermann Welp lives in Nortrup, Lower Saxony and his friend Bernd Struckmann grew up in the same area. Many people from that village and nearby immigrated to Melrose, Minnesota. They are interested in reconnecting with descendants of emigrants from their region of Ankum, Lower Saxony who came to Melrose. They could help some people make connections to their ancestral villages in Germany.
 
They have identified some families that came from their region to Melrose. The surnames include: Middendorf, Klaphake, Loxterkamp, Hoffmann, Hagemann, Hallermann, Ostendorf, Uphoff and Weber.
 


How to Plan a Trip to Germany
Saturday, June 25
How to Plan a Trip to Germany  (GGS Meetings)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Minnesota Genealogy Center, Mendota Heights, MN + livestream
Wolfgang Grams of Oldenburg, Germany will present in person about "Traveling to Germany".
  • Best of Travel and Discoveries in Germany
  • How to Visit Your Village and Make the Most of It
  • Challenges: Archives, Logistics and Multiple Regions
We will also feature a panel discussion with others who have traveled to Germany who will share their experiences and answer questions.
 
You may attend this event in person or via livestream.
 
 
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Thursday, July 21
Katherine Schober - "A Wealth of Websites: Deciphering the German Script Made Easy"  (Webinars)
8:00 pm to 9:15 pm
Central Time online (English)
Registration to be posted



GGS Library Workshop
Saturday, October 8
GGS Library Workshop  (GGS Meetings)
9:00 am
Concordia Library, 1282 Concordia Ave., St. Paul, MN - room 213
 
Diane Schmidt will present "Dealing with Mangled Place Names"
 
There will be several volunteers to assist with using the large GGS Collection. No pre-registration is required. A $10 fee for room rental and presentations will be collected at the door. 
 
Registration opens at 9:00 a.m.