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Special Interest Groups

German Ancestry SIG

Facilitators:  Tia Cobb, Mike Fernandez

Email:  German@gfo.org

Meeting Schedule:  1st Saturday of the month, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PT)

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This group meets online.

With nearly 120 million German speakers in over 45 countries worldwide, what are the chances you have ancestors in places you never knew about?  And what can you do to find them?  We have been working from questions and suggestions from our attendees that have taken us to topics such as Hessian Germans in the US Revolutionary War; German Immigration Patterns; family research from Baden, Germany to Venezuela, Texas, and Louisiana; Germans in Hawaii; and presentations on onsite research both in the US and Europe as given by our own fellow researchers, many of whom are long-time GFO members or have professional genealogy training and are willing to share!  Please bring your questions to our meetings as we are always open to helping.  Contact the Co-facilitators, Mike Fernandez and Tia Cobb, at German@gfo.org if you have any questions or suggestions for our group.  Looking forward to meeting you soon!