8:30AM - 9:30AM
Jumping Over Hurdles in Eastern European Research
Researching Eastern European ancestors can be a challenging process. Sorting out surnames, trying to identify ancestral hometowns, and deciphering old country records to connect families are just a few of the obstacles often encountered along the way. This session will demonstrate how to overcome the hurdles of perplexing names, confusing geography, languages and records access.
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records., Advanced. Very experienced, including early US and foreign records.
Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies