March 2018 Meeting

Breaking Old World: Finding Foreign Places of Birth in American Records

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Location: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Central Branch, Ring of Knowledge, 1 Lafayette Circle, Buffalo, NY 14203

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Welcome and Program

Free and open to the public.

The key to breaking your genealogy research into the "Old World" is knowing your immigrant ancestor's origin. Join us as we learn about American resources that can help you identify your ancestor's birth town or region. This is a great course for genealogists of all experience levels.

About the Presenter: Rhonda Konig is the genealogy specialist at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. She has a Master of Library Science from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts in History from SUNY Geneseo. Rhonda has been a proponent of genealogy since 1999, and has sixteen years of experience as a genealogy librarian. Rhonda serves on the board of the Western New York Genealogical Society and as editor of the Society’s quarterly JOURNAL.

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Last updated: February 16, 2018