Two free webinars to cover Luxembourg research and school records

This week two free webinars will offer information on school records and Luxembourg research.

The Illinois State Genealogical Society will present “Luxembourgers on the Prairie” on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 9 p.m. There are more people of Luxembourg-descent living in the Midwest than currently living in Luxembourg today, yet this immigrant group is often invisible as they frequently became absorbed in German-speaking communities following their arrival. This webinar will explore resources for locating your Luxembourg ancestor in the U.S., identifying their ancestral village and tips for researching Luxembourg’s multilingual records.

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Legacy Family Tree Webinars will present “The ABCs and 123s of Researching Your Ancestor’s School Records” on Friday, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. The records of local public schools and universities can valuable resources for finding information about your ancestors. Even if your ancestors didn’t attend school, you would be surprised by what you can find in school records about them. This webinar will show you what types of school records there are and how to find them in repositories.

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