Using Historical Newspapers to learn more about your German Ancestor - class description

Local newspapers may include notices of births, marriages, or deaths, property sales, inventions, business licenses requested, intention to emigrate, and more. Your ancestor may be mentioned in a news article. Historical information, such as local events, grocery prices, and advertisements can help you understand your ancestor’s world and add color to your family history. This presentation will discuss how to find local and regional newspapers and give lots of examples of how they can be useful in family history research.

Intermediate