Palatines to America
German Genealogy Society

Upcoming events

    • 20 Jul 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 4:40 PM (EDT)
    • Indianapolis IN & ZOOM

    Tips for Researching in Germany

    Indiana Chapter Collaborative Learning Session
    Saturday, July 20, 2024 ― 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Irvington Branch Library
    5625 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis

    Free of charge―in person open to the public;
    open virtually only to PalAm members

    This will be a follow-up to our winter CLS and will deal with providing Tips for Researching in Germa-ny. The program will start with a presentation covering a variety of topics including the purpose of your trip, accommodations, communication, monetary transactions, scheduling, transportation, archives, and others. Following this we will ask those who have been to Germany to provide additional input for tips based on their own experience. Obviously, there will also be opportunities for attendees to pose questions about issues of personal concern.

    If planning to attend, please RSVP to [Subject field: CLS]

    Download flyer  for more details.

    • 8 Sep 2024
    • (MDT)
    • 15 Sep 2024
    • (MDT)
    • Salt Lake City, Utah

    FamilySearch Library Research Trip
    September 8–September 15, 2024
    Salt Lake City, Utah

    Come join us on the 2024 PalAm FamilySearch Library research trip!

    Limited availability -- please contact for details before registering

    • Hotel accommodations at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel—a 2-minute walk to the Library

    • 7-nights [Sunday, September 8 thru Saturday, September 14 (depart Sept. 15)]
    •  Special hotel rate for our genealogy group
    • 4 floors of extensive research resources―microfilm, books, periodicals, maps, etc.
    • Research specialists to provide assistance and translations
    • View microfilm onsite that otherwise requires vising a FamilySearch Center or Affiliated Library
    • Transfer a wide variety of media to digital format at no cost―includes photos, VCR, cassette tapes, movies, etc.
    • Going as part of a group that can be supportive is especially good for first time visitors to the FamilySearch Library
    • Welcome event on Sunday evening and Farewell group dinner prior to departure
    • The remainder of the time is yours to use for research as you desire.
    • Travel arrangements and additional expenses provided by each attendee

    Download the flyer for more information and registration form.

    Questions? Contact Kent Robinson, group leader, at

    • 21 Sep 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • ZOOM only

    Indiana Chapter Fall meeting
    Saturday, September 21, 2024
    Virtual only via ZOOM

    Program: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM 

    "German Research Strategies"
    Featured Speaker: Ursula Krause from Germany

    Ursula will give two presentations with a theme of “German Research Strategies”:

    • Off to America (case study)
    • The Godparent Thing

    With her combined legal and genealogical expertise, she skillfully navigates through complicated terrain to bring crucial information to light. With her solid legal background and ex-tensive experience in genealogical research, Ursula has dedicated her life to uncovering the relationships that bind us together. Ursula began her professional genealogy journey in 2009 when she founded Rootseekers - Genealogical Research and More. During her many years as a senior genealogist with AncestryProGenealogists, she further deepened her expertise while making significant contributions to the team.

    Download the flyer with complete details and the registration form.
    • 21 Sep 2024
    • 10:30 AM
    • ZOOM Virtual Meeting

    Saturday September 21, 2024 10:30 AM EDT


    • 28 Sep 2024
    • (EDT)
    • ZOOM only

    Pennsylvania Chapter Fall Seminar
    and Annual Meeting

    Saturday September 28, 2024
    ZOOM only

    Save the Date! Additional information coming later. 

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