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Where We Meet

The Main Line Genealogy Club meets the 2nd Thursday of the month, September through June, from 1 to 3 pm. Now that the pandemic emergency has subsided, we will resume in-person meetings at our NEW location: Tredyffrin Public Library. 582 Upper Gulph Rd, Strafford, PA 19087 AND, simultaneously, online via Zoom. These hybrid in-person and Zoom meetings will allow you to participate either way.

Whether you attend online or in person, we ask you to consider making a voluntary $5.00 contribution at each meeting to help defray our expenses.

Our Next Meeting

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202208dec1:00 pm3:00 pmThe Magic of German Church Records by Katherine Schober - in Person and via Zoom

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Event Details

Learn how to extract the exact information you need from German church records – without needing to speak German. Whether you are working with column church records or paragraph church records (or both!), you’ll discover where to find – and how to read – the important words that will tell you all about your German ancestor. Get ready to make the most out of any records you find!

Katherine Schober is a German-English genealogy speaker, author, and translator, specializing in the old German handwriting. She is the author of “The Magic of German Church Records” and “Tips and Tricks of Deciphering German Handwriting”, as well as the creator of the online courses “Reading the Old German Handwriting” and “German for Genealogists”. Katherine lives in Bend, Oregon with her Austrian husband and baby boy, and can be reached via e-mail at katherine_schober@germanologyunlocked.com or at her website https://germanologyunlocked.com/.

Time

(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

Tredyffrin Public Library OR Online Via Zoom

582 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA 19087

Upcoming Programs

The Main Line Genealogy Club welcomes all who are interested in learning more about their ancestors, both newcomers and those who are more experienced. Our purpose is to present programs that will help both new and experienced students to research their own family genealogies and to learn new techniques for improving their knowledge of their ancestors and their family histories.

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