Two free webinars to take place on Wednesday

Two free webinars will be hosted on Wednesday, June 17.

The Georgina Genealogical Society will present “German Names and Naming Patterns” at 8 p.m.

The naming patterns and quirks that are found in German names range from needing to “look in the middle” for first name as well as dealing with families who used the identical name for surviving children. This presentation will demystify these and other potential problems.

The presenter will be James M. Beidler, the author of “The Family Tree German Genealogy Book.” as well He is also a columnist for “German Life” magazine and is editor of “Der Kurier”, the quarterly journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society.

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The Southern California Genealogical Society will present “Lessons from a Snoop: Collaterals and Associates” at 9 p.m.

Crucial information on direct ancestors is often found by nosing into the lives of collateral relatives, associates, and neighbors. Case studies present examples of invaluable finds. The presenter, Debbie Mieszala, specializes in forensic genealogy, 20th century research, and the Midwest.

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