Beyond the Basics

The Germanic Genealogy Group of The German American Heritage Society of St. Louis, formerly Germanic Genealogy Special Interest Group, and the St. Louis Public Library invites you to an all-day genealogy seminar: German Genealogy Research: Beyond the Basics. The seminar will be held on Saturday,March 5, 

2016, in the Auditorium at the St. Louis Public Library Central Branch, in downtown St. Louis. Our guest speaker will be the noted speaker and author, Dr. Roger Minert, Ph.D, A.G.unnamed

The day will start with the opening of registration at 8:30 am and the first program starting at 9:00 am. There will be four programs offered during the day:
  • Cemeteries in Central Europe
  • Deciphering Handwriting in German Documents
  • Communicating with Agencies and Individuals in Europe
  • German Census Records

It will be a fun day of learning about German genealogy.

For those of you who have heard Dr. Minert speak, we are sure you will be the first to register for this special genealogy day. For those who have not heard him speak, we suggest you visit his website:  He will be selling his books.  Personal checks accepted.

To learn more about other St. Louis German cultural organizations, representatives will be on hand to provide information about their organization.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required.Space is limited.  Lunches can be pre-ordered from Urban Eats Café located on the Atrium level in Central Library, at, you may also make other personal choices for how to have lunch.

To registercall Central Library’s Genealogy Room at 314.539.0385 or see the Calendar of Events:  For more information, visit

The Germanic Genealogy Group of the German American Heritage Society of St. Louis is a member of the German American Committee of St Louis. 


Published by Dorris Keeven-Franke

I like to share the difficult stories of people and places, and help others reconnect to their own past.

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