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Annual Seminar

Annual SWFLGG Seminar
Presenting
 
Kory Meyerink
Noted Genealogist and Popular Lecturer
"Accessing New Sources for German Research"
Saturday, January 24, 2015
24 Twenty-One Event Center
2421 Tamiami Trail - Port Charlotte, FL
 
For more information and registration form, CLICK HERE.
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The Next Meeting of SWFLGG

Saturday, March 7th, 2015 - 10:30 am
Mid-County Regional Library
2050 Forrest Nelson Boulevard - Port Charlotte, FL
PROGRAM 
To Be announced
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Did you know???

GERMAN NICKNAMES
Your ancestor may appear in genealogical records by his given or middle name, or a shortened form of the name. Here are some
common German names and nicknames from the September 2012 Family Tree Magazine. 
 
Dietrich Dieter   Anna Ann
Johann or Johannes Hans   Nancy Nab
Friedrich Fritz   Catharina Trina
Wilhelm Willy   Elizabeth(a) Lisa, Betty
Josef Sepp   Margaretha Gretl, Greta
Nicolaus Klaus   Dorothea Dora
Heinrich Heinz   Carolina Lina
Johanna Hanna   Magdalena Lena, Helena, Molly
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Websites to check!

 
"Internet Sources for German research" by Kory Meyerink
 
A "How-To" Manual for the new FamilySearch website
 
Have you checked the "LINKS" on this website?  
There are so many that could be of help to you!

Of Interest...


General Meeting
March 7, 2015 - 10:30 am - Mid-County Regional Library, Port Charlotte

Searching for your German Ancestry
Check the many new German records on Ancestry.com. You'll be busy... busy... busy!

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