Willkommen!
Haben Sie einen schönen Sommer!
(Have a wonderful summer!)
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WGCU Genealogy Workshop 2015
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 9am - 4pm
Cohen Center Ballroom - Florida Gulf Coast University Campus
 
"Climb Your Family Tree"
Featuring
The Genealogy Guys
George Morgan and Drew Smith
 
Participating Societies
Genealogical Society of Collier County
Lee County Genealogical Society
Charlotte County Genealogical Society
Southwest Florida Germanic Genealogy Society
$100 per person
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SWFLGG General Meeting
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:30 am
 Mid-County Regional library - Room C
Forrest-Nelson Boulevard
PROGRAM 
"DNA for Dummies"
Brian Mulcahy, MLS
Reference Librarian, Fort Myers Regional Library
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Did you know???

 
The number of Pensylvanians claiming German as a single ancestry rose by 9.7% during the 1980s, according to the Pennsylvania State Data Center at Penn State Harrisburg.  Almost 1.9 million of all Pennsylvaniains who reported a signle ancestry in the 1990 census claimed German ancestry.  That works out to 28.4% of the total in that category.  Source: Focus Magazine, 1 Sep 1992 
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Websites to check!

 
http://stevemorse.org/german/germanprintcurs.html?casing=lower&font=print&script=suetterlin& leftposition= 9&right position=9&german - Steve Mmorse has done it again!  Want to learn (or write) the German letters (Fraktur, Sutterlin or Sutterlin?  Check out this website and have a go at it! (Thanks, Werner!)
 
https://www.gengophers.com/#/ - GenGophers - Help in searching for and downloading digitized books with family history information. Returns only genealogy related books.
 
Have you checked the "LINKS" on this website?  
There are so many that could be of help to you!

Of Interest...


WGCU Genealogy Workshop
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 9 am - 4 pm -Cohen Center Ballroom, Florida Gulf Coast University Campus

General Meeting
September 12, 2015 at 10:30 am - Mid-County Regional Library

8th Annual German Seminar
Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Featuring James Beidler. Watch for more details in the fall.

Searching for your German Ancestry
Check the many new German records on Ancestry.com. You'll be busy... busy... busy!