43rd ANNUAL SPRING SEMINAR
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF MONROE COUNTY, MI
SATURDAY April 22, 2023
at the Monroe County Community College
Featuring Kristine Smets
Immigrants from Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg
Who were they? Why did they leave? When did they arrive? How did they get here? Where did they settle? This lecture hopes to answer all your questions about immigration from the Low Countries to North America in the 19th and 20th centuries.
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Records
Learn how to find your ancestors from Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg in passenger arrival records and naturalization records.
Researching Your Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourg Ancestors. Part I: Introduction.
This lecture will introduce you to civil registration records, show how you can find them online, and help you interpret the documents even if you don’t know Dutch, French or German.
Researching Your Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourg Ancestors. Part II: Going Beyond
Learn about records that can help you fill in the details of your ancestor's life such as obituaries and population records.
Bring your own lunch or visit a local restaurant
Cost is $30 if you register before April 8, 2022
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