About the SpeakerFritz Juengling, PhD, AG® earned his PhD in Germanic Philology with minors in both English and Linguistics. Germanic Philology is a highly specialized field of study, combining languages, linguistics, paleography and history. For his graduate degrees, Dr. Juengling was required to demonstrate competence in English, German, Medieval Latin, Dutch and Norwegian. He is an Accredited Genealogist® for Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Sweden through ICAPGen, and is certified by the Verband deutschsprachiger Berufsgenealogen. Dr. Juengling is a German, Dutch, and Scandinavian Research Consultant at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Saturday Full-Day Seminar:Saturday, October 5
Center for Self Enhancement (SEI)
3920 N. Kerby Ave.
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday Lunch: Bring your own lunch or order from GG's Deli. A lunch selection form will be sent with your confirmation. Lunches must be ordered by noon on Oct. 2. Lunch break 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
- Saturday Seminar Features: Books for sale from Heritage Quest; raffle; coffee, tea, and snacks provided
- Syllabus: electronic copy included for both days
Do a deep dive into locating German records using FamilySearch. Learn key German words, phrases and phonetics to decipher records, as well as naming conventions to identify who is who. Understand the well-known, and lesser-known, factors for emigration.
Sunday Half-Day Seminar:Sunday, October 6
Genealogical Forum of Oregon
2505 SE 11th Avenue #B-18
9:30 a.m. - noon
Learn the best way to approach Dutch research, what records were created and why, and how to access those records. Become familiar with key words, phrases and naming patterns to decipher and understand what you find.