Next meeting: Friday, October 7, 2022, 12:30-2:30pm (Pacific Time).  

Topic: Discovering German Church Records at Matricula Online. Obtaining German church records can be challenging unless you know where to find them. Discover the abundance of these Catholic records at Matricula Online. This lecture will show you how to effectively use the Matricula Online website for locating German Church records.

Presenter: Dana Palmer, CG®, CGL(SM) specializes in lineage society applications, publishing family books, and Midwestern research – specifically Ohio. In addition to her client work, she reviews military repatriation cases, and is part of the Mayflower Silver Books team.

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Visitors are always welcome at our meetings but attendees must register for each meeting. Registrants should save the Zoom registration email containing the meeting link. PLEASE NOTE: There is a 100 attendee limit and registration does not guarantee a spot at the meeting if we happen to exceed that number. Attendees can join the Pre-meeting chat at 12:15pm Pacific Time.

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Past Meetings

German Interest Group strives to bring topics of interest to members at its meetings. Below are current year and links to previous years’ topics.

Meeting DateTopicPresenter
Sept 2022German Immigrant Waves         (VIRTUAL)James M. Beidler

Sep 2021-Jun 2022
Sep 2020-Jun 2021
Sep 2019-Jun 2020
Sep 2018-Jun 2019
Sep 2017-Jun 2018
Sep 2016-Jun 2017
Sep 2015-Jun 2016
Mar 2007-Jun 2015