German Genealogy Group to meet on Thursday

German Genealogy Group to meet on Thursday


The German Genealogy Group will meet this Thursday, April 3, at the V.F.W. Hall at 320 S. Broadway in Hicksville. Orientation starts at 7 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

The topic will be “Finding Your Ancestors’ Immigration Records and Stories at Ancestry” presented by Loretto Dennis Szucs, Vice-President of Community Relations at and
Juliana Szucs Smith, Senior Communication and Education Associate at

With over 13 billion historical records at Ancestry, sometimes important clues are overlooked in some of the richest immigration collections and some of the smaller collections you might not have thought to use. This presentation will show you how to find and use these collections most effectively.

Loretto Dennis Smith has more than 40 years of experience as a researcher, archivist, author, editor and community leader. She serves on the board of directors for the Federation of Genealogical Societies as a member of the Records Preservation and Access Committee and the Lockport Area Genealogical and Historical Society.

Juliana Szucs Smith has been with for more than 15 years. She has written articles for online and print genealogical publications and for many years, she was the editor of The Ancestry Daily News and Ancestry’s Weekly Journal.

For more information, go the the club website at:

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