Slides from presentation at Maastricht genealogy conference

Vrijthof, Maastricht

In September 2012, my friend Mary Risseeuw from Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin and I gave a presentation at the International Congress for genealogical and heraldic Sciences in Maastricht. The title was "We're all fresh and healthy. Emigration from the Netherlands to the United States in the 19th century. The slides are now available online. … [Read more...]

Workshop Dutch Genealogy

Slide

On April 9th, I gave a workshop "Dutch Genealogy" at the Sheboygan County Historical Research Center. Since it would be a bit much to travel 4,000 miles to do so, I gave the presentation using Skype. I've now uploaded my slides so all of you who weren't there can see what the presentation was about.  … [Read more...]

Patterns of emigration from the Achterhoek

This week I gave a presentation about patterns of emigration from the Achterhoek, based on my genealogical research. The presentation was part of the conference 'The importance of history for Dutch-Americans', organized by AADAS (the Association for the Advancement of Dutch-American Studies). Because I was not able to attend the conference in … [Read more...]