WRHS Genealogical Committee
Researching German Ancestors
Presented by Warren Bittner, CG
Western Reserve Historical Society
History Center in University Circle
Saturday, September 14, 2013
9:00 am to 4:00pm
8:30-9:00 Registration (coffee and refreshments)
9:00-10:30 Historical Overview of Germany
11:00-12:00 German Historical Maps and Territories: You Can’t Do Research Without Them
12:00- 1:30 Lunch - boxed lunches will be available ($10), or bring your own
1:30-2:30 German Marriage Laws and Customs
3:00–4:00 Elusive Immigrant! The Search for Dora Lühr
Warren Bittner, CG, is a genealogical researcher and lecturer, with thirty years of research experience. He holds a Master of Science degree in history from Utah State University, and a Bachelors of Science degree in Business from Brigham Young University. He is a trustee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists and owner of Ancestors Lost and Found, a small genealogical research firm specializing in German research.For six years he was the German Collection Manager for the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.has done research in more than fifty German archives and in more than forty U.S. archives and record repositories.2010 he was assistant director of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and he is a former member of the board of directors for Utah Genealogical Association. He is a frequent lecturer at genealogical conferences around the country.made several appearances on the PBS television series,Ancestors 2,and has written articles for theNational Genealogical Society Quarterly.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, BUT THERE IS STILL ROOM FOR MORE! To register, please send an email with your name, address, and phone to Chris Staats: email@example.com. Payment can be made by check or cash at the registration table when you arrive Saturday morning.