Tracing Immigrant Ancestors: Episode 95

By Family Tree Editors
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In this episode, get the scoop on tracing your immigrant ancestors, from tips on finding German and Eastern European ancestors, to tracing your Irish roots.

Ep. 95: April 2016

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In this episode:


News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

In this month’s episode, Diane Haddad follows up on her blog post on “The Four Ways I’ve Found German Ancestors’ Birthplaces.”


Top Tips: Eastern European Research

Let’s trace our Eastern European immigrants, and we’ll do that with Lisa Alzo, author of the new Family Tree Polish, Czech, and Slovak Genealogy Guide. Lisa discusses how to get started in Eastern European research, heritage travel, and resources for facing challenges with names, geography and language. 


Best Websites: German Resources

This month’s featured websites are all about the German resources on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org with Jim Beidler, author of the new book, Trace Your German Ancestors Online.


Family Tree University Crash Course

Lisa discusses researching Irish Immigrant ancestors with Donna Moughty, presenter of the on-demand video webinar, Tracing Your Irish Immigrant Ancestors. Visit Donna at her website to learn more about her heritage trips!


The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan

Lisa and Allison catch up on the latest news from the publisher’s desk.


Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.

Have fun climbing your family tree!