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Jamboree

June

02
Saturday
8:30AM - 9:30AM

Jumping Over Hurdles in Eastern Europe Research

Presenter: Lisa Alzo, MFA


Researching Eastern European ancestors can be a challenging process. Sorting out surnames, trying to identify ancestral hometowns, and deciphering old country records to connect families are just a few of the obstacles often encountered along the way. This session will demonstrate how to overcome the hurdles of perplexing names, confusing geography, languages and records access.

Level:
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records., Advanced. Very experienced, including early US and foreign records.
Topic:
Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Focus:
Eastern European/Russian