Dutch Genealogy 101: Finding Your Ancestors from the Netherlands.
SESSION: W143, DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 02 May 2018, 2:30 pm
Learn the basic information you need to trace your ancestors from the Netherlands from a native-born Dutch researcher and genealogist. Topics covered include how to find the place of origin, what records are available, how names changed, and using Dutch genealogical websites efficiently.
For Family, Faith, and Fortune: Emigration from the Netherlands in the 1800s
SESSION: T212, DATE & TIME: Thursday, o3 May 2018, 9:30 am
“For Family, Faith, and Fortune: Emigration from the Netherlands in the 1800s,” tells you about the economic and religious circumstances in the Netherlands that drove people to emigrate to the United States. Stories about Dutch immigrants will show you why they emigrated, how they traveled, and where they ended up.
Dear Me: Writing Research Reports to Yourself
SESSION: S451, DATE & TIME: Saturday, 05 May 2018, 4:00 pm
SPONSOR: Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG)
Research reports are not just for professionals—they are any genealogist’s best tool to solve brick walls and meet the Genealogical Proof Standard. Yvette will share practical advice about how to write a report that documents your research, how to organize your research into different reports, and what to do once the report is finished. She will also share her personal tips and tricks to make reporting more fun and efficient. Writing research reports to yourself will hone the skills you need to take your research to the next level.
ABOUT: Yvette Hoitink, CG® is a professional genealogist, writer, and lecturer from the Netherlands who specializes in tracing Dutch immigrants and their ancestors. She is an award-winning author whose articles appeared in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, and several publications in the Netherlands. More information about Yvette and research in the Netherlands can be found on her Dutch Genealogy website and Facebook page.