CREDENTIALS

Continuing Education

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DISCOVERING YOUR ROOTS

An Introduction to Genealogy (Samford University) – Taken in 2019

  • Interviewing Kin & Mining Home Sources

  • Genealogy Online—Gems & Junk

  • The Library—Shelves Full of Family History

  • How to Build Historical Context

  • Ancestors in Ship Passenger Lists

  • Ancestors in Naturalization Records

  • The Genealogical Proof Standard

  • Ancestors in the County Database

  • Ancestors in State Records

  • How to Write Biography

  • Dos & Don’ts of Writing History

  • Searching in Ancestors’ Backyards

  • Assembling an Account of Discoveries

  • Extending Family Tree Overseas

FIND YOUR POLISH ANCESTORS

Course (Family Tree University) – Taken in 2020

  • The History of Polish Immigration & What it Means for Research 

  • Best Websites for Polish Genealogy

  • How to Use Maps & Gazetteers to Pinpoint your Ancestral Village 

  • Research Strategies for Finding Records in Polish Archives & Repositories 

  • Tips for Translating Foreign Records

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FOUNDATION FOR EAST EUROPEAN FAMILY HISTORY STUDIES

Conference – Attended in 2019

  • Introduction to Polish Research

  • Polish Historical Geography

  • Reading Polish Records

  • Reading Polish Records in Russian

  • Polish Civil Registration

  • Extracting Information from German Church & Civil Records

  • Historical Events that Affect German Genealogical Research

  • German Immigrants in American Church Records

  • Avoiding Mistakes in German Research

  • Solving Difficult German Emigration Problems

  • Basics of Jewish Genealogical Research

  • Polish Parish Records

  • Searching the Polish State Archives Website

  • Jewish Records of Poland

  • On-Site Research in East European Archives

  • Online Resources for Research in Today’s Germany

  • Finding Female Ancestors

 

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