BAGS = Brookings Area Genealogical Society
The Friday night and Saturday conference will be held at the Community Life Center, 625 5th St. Brookings, SD. The price of the conference is $35. A box lunch will be available for Saturday event for $7. Registration forms will be available soon.
Please contact Cheryl Schrader for more information.
Ruth Ellen Maness, AG Frmr Manager Scandinavian (Nordic) Reference, Family History Library, Sr. Research consultant, International Reference, FHL; Lecturer, BYU Family History Conferences, Family History Expos, UGA, Salt Lake Institute and others; 40 years research experience in Scandinavian and Germanic records; Field Trip experience Germany, Poland, Scandinavia and all over the U.S.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - LECTURES
6:30-7:30 Effective Family Tree Analysis
7:35-8:45 German Church, Civil Registration, and “County Level” Vital Records
8:45-9:30 It’s Not All On-line! Printed Sources For Scandinavian Research
8:30-10 The Chicken Walked Here: Learning to Read Germanic & Scandinavian Gothic Script and Deciphering Record Patterns
10:15-11 Germanic and Scandinavian Naming Patterns
11-11:45 The Importance of Feast Days in Germanic and Scandinavian Research
12:30-1:30 State Business Meeting
1:30-3 Avoiding Mistakes in German and Scandinavian Research AKA Research Tips & Strategy
3:30-4:15 German and Scandinavian Websites: Some Free, Some Not