JGS Cleveland presents Never Give Up - Strategies for Taking your Research to the Next Level and Finding the Previously Unfindable with Marion Werle #jgs-iajgs #events #education
Join the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland (jgscleveland.org) for our next Zoom meeting and program on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 7-8:30 pm EST: Never Give Up - Strategies for Taking your Research to the Next Level and Finding the Previously Unfindable with Marion Werle.
Program description: Marion will provide a collection of tips to maximize your genealogical research. She will present several research problems that required a creative approach to locate elusive people and their documents. She will discuss online search strategies and indexing, names and name variations, the importance of geography, getting the most out of each record, revisiting old research, and the importance of persistence in achieving success.
Speaker: Marion Werle began family history research 25 years ago, researching family from Lithuania, Latvia, and Belarus, who settled in the US, Canada, UK, and Israel. She has been on the boards of the Jewish Genealogical Societies of both Los Angeles and Conejo Valley and is a past president of the Latvia SIG (Special Interest Group) and a co-director of the JewishGen Latvia Research Division. A retired IT professional with master’s degrees in both European History and Library Science from UCLA, she has also completed the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research and the ProGen study group. Marion has written two unpublished family histories and teaches a writing class for JewishGen education. In addition, she has spoken at several IAJGS conferences as well as Southern California area genealogical societies applying general genealogical methodology standards to Jewish research.
Registration is required and free. Send an email to rsvp@... with your name, email, and complete mail address by 12 Noon EST on February 10 to receive a Zoom link. Space is limited and priority will be given to JGS Cleveland members.
Contact: Deborah A. Katz, JD, PhD
Vice President, Programming
Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland