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Jamboree

June

01
Saturday
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Plain Folk – Researching Amish and Mennonite Families

Presenter: Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG®, FOGS


Amish and Mennonite families are often romanticized in modern literature and television series. However, their backgrounds, though similar, have beliefs that keep them separate. Was your family German; or “German-speaking?” The Amish and the Mennonites are often grouped together.

Level:
Intermediate
Topic:
Methodology and or Research Strategies, Migration, Record Types, Repositories
Focus:
German, USA