September 15 Topic: Prussia-Germany Genealogy, by Mark Rabideau
Prussia-Germany Genealogy (including pre-1948 Eastern German Provinces, now largely parts of Poland, Russia, Lithuania). The focus of the discussion will be German-Prussian-Holocaust-Mennonite research. The presentation will explore and demonstrate tools, techniques and effective research approaches.
Mark is a lifelong researcher with over twenty years of genealogical experience. He created and maintains one of the largest individually owned repositories of Prussian genealogy source documentation (biased towards West Prussia, East Prussia and Pomerania) that includes maps, source documents, histories, guidance and photographs as well as many other internet resources. Mark has also written hundreds of genealogy articles, maintains numerous genealogy-related websites and has developed numerous Web Search Engines.