FEEFHS 2021 Virtual Conference Schedule by Meeting Room

Submitted by milanct on Tue, 04/27/2021 - 17:55

Below is the exact schedule of the FEEFHS 2021 virtual conference. All times are MDT. For detailed information on each class click on the name of the presenter. To see what classes are taught in each track, click on the track name (this part is still a work in progress).

 

Zoom Meeting Room #1

WEDNESDAY           11 AUGUST

8:30 am          

Opening session    (Dave Obee)

 

9:45 am          

An overview of FamilySearch.org, online sources, connections and more. Beginning German Research      (Dr. Fritz Juengling, German track)

 

11:00 am        

Introduction to German Phonetics as it Applies to the Spelling of Personal Names or: “How can Tiefendörfer and Diependerper be the same family?”  (Dr. Roger Minert, German track)                                          

1:30 pm          

German Geography  (Dr. Fritz Juengling, German track)

 

2:45 pm          

Early German Immigration—Where They Came From, Where They Settled, & When They Migrated  (Suzanne M. Trotter, German track)

 

4:00 pm         

Has It Already Been Done? German Compiled Records   (Kory Meyerink, German track)

 

 

THURSDAY              12 AUGUST

 

8:30 am          

Find Your German Ancestor Now!     (Baerbel Johnson, German track)

 

9:45 am          

Residential Registration in Germany  (Dr. Roger Minert, German track)

 

11:00 am        

Silesia or Schlesien? Which is it? It’s BOTH!   (Annette Adams, German track)

 

1:30 pm         

Meyers Gazetteer Now Online: Indexed and Fully Searchable   (Dr. Fritz Juengling, German track)       

 

2:45 pm          

Church Records on Matricula-Online and Archion  (Charlotte Noelle Champenois, German track)

 

4:00 pm          

German Internet—Some Very Useful Websites  (Baerbel Johnson, German track)       

 

 

 

FRIDAY                     13 AUGUST

 

8:30 am          

Using Historical Newspapers To Learn More About Your German Ancestor  (Baerbel Johnson, German track)                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

9:45 am          

Strategies for Solving German Problems  (Baerbel Johnson, German track)

 

11:00 am        

German Handwriting   (Milan Pohontsch, German track)

 

1:30 pm          

Strategies for Avoiding Common Research Blunders  (Camille Andrus, German track)

 

2:45 pm          

Facebook or FamilySearch Communities? Stumped on how social media may be a benefit to your German research?   (Annette Adams, German track)

 

4:00 pm          

Closing Session & Door Prizes.  Keynote-Speaker: Ceil Jensen, keynote topic: Coral Beads and Poppy Seeds.

 

 

Zoom Meeting Room #2

WEDNESDAY           11 AUGUST

 

9:45 am

Austrian Family History Research  (Dr. Roger Minert, Austro-Hungarian track)

 

11:00 am

Some Techniques for Finding the Village of Origin When All You Know is “Austria”  (Joanne M. Sher, Austro-Hungarian track)

                                                                                   

1:30 pm

I Have a Place Name! Now What? Identifying Place Names in the Lands of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire  (Suzanne M. Trotter, Austro-Hungarian track)   

                                                

2:45 pm          

Austro-Hungarian Empire Geography   (Dr. Fritz Juengling, Austro-Hungarian track)

 

4:00 pm

Census Records of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (Greg Nelson, Austro-Hungarian track)

 

 

THURSDAY              12 AUGUST

 

8:30 am

You think Family Search has Everything? Think Twice. Offline Sources for Croatian Genealogy

 (Lidija Sambunjak, Austro-Hungarian track)

 

9:45 am

Online & Offline Sources for Slovenian Genealogy   (Lidija Sambunjak, Austro-Hungarian track)

 

11:00 am

Genteam.at: Website for Research in Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovenia & Slovakia   (Dr. Fritz Juengling, Austro-Hungarian track)

 

1:30 pm             

Austrian Military Research    (Milan Pohontsch, Austro-Hungarian track)

 

2:45 pm          

Basics of Jewish Genealogy   (Joanne M. Sher, Jewish track)

 

4:00 pm          

Researching A Shtetl   (Joanne M. Sher, Jewish track)

 

 

FRIDAY                     13 AUGUST

 

8:30 am          

Challenges in Jewish Ancestral Research    (Dr. Janette Silverman, Jewish track)

 

9:45 am          

When Gravestones Lie   (Dr. Janette Silverman, Jewish track)

 

11:00 am        

Crossing the Ocean: Finding Your European History   (Susan Weinberg, Jewish track)

 

1:30 pm          

Immigration History: Laws, Documents and the Story Within   (Susan Weinberg, Jewish track)

 

2:45 pm         

Westward Ho! The Jewish Agricultural Colony in Sanpete County, Utah   (Jane Neff Rollins, Jewish track)

 

 

 

 

Zoom Meeting Room #3

WEDNESDAY           11 AUGUST

 

9:45 am

Introduction to Russian Research    (Joe Everett, Russian track)

 

11:00 am

Russian Birth, Marriage & Death Records   (Joe Everett, Russian track)

 

1:30 pm

Russian Census, Revision & Conscription Lists   (Joe Everett, Russian track)

 

2:45 pm

Russian Archives & Online Sources-Part 1   (Joe Everett, Russian track)

 

4:00 pm

Russian Archives & Online Sources-Part 2   (Joe Everett, Russian track)

 

 

THURSDAY              12 AUGUST

 

8:30 am          

Russian Maps & Gazetteers   (Joe Everett, Russian track)

 

9:45 am          

Russian (Soviet) WWI & WWII Military Records   (Valentyna Nagy, Russian track)

 

11:00 am        

Baltic States Research    (Greg Nelson, Russian track)

 

1:30 pm         

Lithuanian Research     (Angela Sinickas Shiromani, Russian track)

 

2:45 pm           

Germans from Russia: An Overview   (Ellie Vance, Germans from Russia track)

 

4:00 pm          

Germans from Russia: Revision Lists   (Ellie Vance, Germans from Russia track)

 

 

 

FRIDAY                     13 AUGUST

 

8:30 am   

Hiring a Professional Genealogist in Eastern Europe    (Valentyna Nagy, Resources track)

 

9:45 am

Working in Records Containing Mixed Languages   (Suzanne M. Trotter, Resources track)

 

11:00 am

Germans from Russia: Locating Church Records   (Ellie Vance, Germans from Russia track)

 

1:30 pm Coming from the East: Little Known Resources for Tracing Germans from Russia   (Edie Adam, Germans from Russia track)

 

4:00 pm Germans from Russia Case Study   (Dave Obee, Germans from Russia track)

 

 

 

Zoom Meeting Room #4

WEDNESDAY           11 AUGUST

 

9:45 am          

Using My Heritage Search Engine for Eastern Europe Research   (Daniel Horowitz, Resources track)

 

11:00 am        

Walking the Talk: Valuable Insights from Location Resources   (Craig Siulinski, Resources track)

 

1:30 pm          

DNA: An Introduction to Genetic Genealogy   (Beth Taylor, DNA track)

 

2:45 pm          

DNA: I’ve Tested, Now What?    (Beth Taylor, DNA track)

 

4:00 pm          

The Long & Winding Road . . . the History of Antoni Przytu   (Ceil Jensen, DNA track)

 

 

THURSDAY              12 AUGUST

 

8:30 am          

Reuniting Holocaust Survivors     (Daniel Horowitz, Jewish track)

 

9:45 am          

Plan Your Roots Trip to Eastern Europe Efficiently    (Daniel Horowitz & Banai Lynn Feldstein, Resources track)

 

11:00 am        

Introduction to Polish Research    (Taieno K. Cook, Polish track)

 

1:30 pm          

Polish Historical Geography      (Daniel Jones, Polish track)

 

2:45 pm          

Finding Polish Records     (Greg Nelson, Polish track)

 

4:00 pm          

Reading Polish Records     (Greg Nelson, Polish track)

 

 

FRIDAY                     13 AUGUST

 

8:30 am          

Polish Family Online Research-Part 1: General Tips & Russian Partition   (Aleksandra Kacprzak, Polish track)

 

9:45 am          

Polish Family Online Research-Part 2: Prussian & Austro-Hungarian Partitions   (Aleksandra Kacprzak, Polish track)

 

11:00 am        

Genealogy Societies-A Survey of Genealogy Societies in North America & Poland   (Ceil Jensen, Polish track)

 

1:30 pm          

The Blue Army, Grey Samaritans, & White Cross: Polish-Americans in France, 1917-1920   (Joanne M. Sher, Polish track)

 

2:45 pm         

Advanced Polish Genealogy - Sto Lat: A Modern Guide to Polish Genealogy   (Ceil Jensen, Polish track)