Croatian Genealogy Seminar
We will be holding the next Croatian genealogy seminar in Youngstown Ohio at the historic Sts Peter and Paul Croatian Catholic
Church. The seminar is beginning to fill with people coming from Cincinnati, Columbus, Buffalo NY, Chicago, the state of Virginia
and Pittsburgh PA. These seminars are always popular and this one will fill quickly Below are details for that seminar.
Genealogy has become very popular, with people wanting to leave a record of their heritage for their children and grandchildren!
While we know we are Croatians many of us don’t know much beyond our grandparents who came to America.
There are many misconceptions regarding our families. For instance many people believe that names were changed at Ellis Island.
That simply is not true! And that is a good thing, which will help us trace many families to the old country. In fact it may be easier to
trace your Croatian roots than you think. Much information is a close as your PC or a Family History Center in your town.
The parish of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church of Youngstown Ohio has graciously invited us to hold a Croatian genealogy seminar in their church hall. The seminar will take place on Saturday, Nov 13th, 2004, from 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Some of the topics we will cover are:
History of Croatia and origins of Croatians
How our ancestors lived in the "old country"
Croatian immigration to America and the journey to America,
How to get started with your family tree
The do's and don'ts of genealogy
Translating Croatian records
How to locate records such as birth records, marriage records, death records, census records in the US and in Croatia
Translation of given names (with Croatian, English, Italian and Latin)
Meaning of surnames and categories of surnames
Figuring Family relationships
During the seminar we will demonstrating the value of the internet in doing family research. And we will select a some people who
come to the seminar to demonstrate how to search on the internet
Also included in the seminar is my Croatian genealogy handbook for you to take with you. Lunch and refreshments included.
Seating is limited and registration is required. Cost is $45 per person. To register please call Robert Jerin at 216-991-2310 or email me email@example.com