“Beginning Germanic Research”

Zoom Meeting

Beginning Germanic Research.   We will be exploring how to find where in "Germany" our folks came from, looking at the language and writing, and online resources to search. There will be time for questions. Speaker: Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach has been exploring family history for over 40 years.  She has Pommeranian and Saxony German roots, as ... Read more

“Exploring the Recruitment of Germans to Michigan”

Did you know that Michigan was the first state to employ Immigration agents? Once Michigan became a state it was growing as a state, but it wasn’t growing with foreigners. Join MIGGS to explore the conditions which enticed Germans to migrate to Michigan; learn how the recruitment process worked, the laws that encouraged immigration, and ... Read more