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Mastering German Place Names video class

Format: Download

SKU# U4150

Presenter: James M. Beidler

Duration: 30 minutes

YOU’LL LOVE THIS IF:

  • You’re just diving into your German genealogy
  • You need help deciphering German records
  • You want to know what resources are available to you for mastering German place names

So your ancestors came from Neustadt — but is that Neustadt an der Aisch in Bavaria, or Neustadt am Rennsteig in Thuringia? And what’s the difference between a kreis and a kanton? Our German genealogy expert explains how to dissect geographical terms and administrative divisions so you can find your ancestors in their German homeland.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Basic German history that has an impact on place names
  • How to use German phonetics to find the correct place
  • How to choose between places with identical names
  • Resources to help you in your place name research

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

German research expert and Pennsylvania resident James M. Beidler frequently contributes to German Life magazine and is active in the Federation of Genealogical Societies.

SKU U4150
File Type MP4
Format Download
$29.99

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