Houston Genealogical Forum free seminar: Warren Bittner

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Date(s) - 7 Sep 2013
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bayland Park Community Center


Back by popular demand – Warren Bittner, C.G., will return to further our education on German Reseach with four topics:

  • How German History Makes a Difference in Your Family History Research” 
  • “Intro to German Church Books”– Learn the basic layout of Catholic and Protestant Records. See examples of baptismal, marriage, death and confirmation entries. Learn to recognize the essential information. 
  • “Meyers Gazetteer: Gateway to Germany”– See the layout and structure of the indispensable Meyer’s Gazetteer. Learn how to interpret its many abbreviations and why understanding levels of jurisdiction is essential. 
  • “I Know Everything About the Man Except His Name”


Bring your own lunch or there is a form on the website at www.hgftx.org to preorder from PICNIC.