David Fleer

David  is a retired management consultant in software quality and testing. He has been researching his ancestors, on and off, since 2003. In his last trip to Germany in 2015, he was introduced to the Archion project, to which he has become a regular subscriber.

Teaching: 
Finding Your German Ancestors In Archion.de- This presentation describes the Archion project and website, in the context of the presenter's objectives and history. It describes how one can use Archion to find and document their German ancestors and the challenges of dealing with old German church records: organization, handwriting and spelling. With the assent of the Gods of Technology, a hands-on demonstration is included.

Time: 1:45-2:45pm  | October 13, 2018