The Genealogy Show 2021 Line-up

Exciting news! I will be speaking at The Genealogy Show, a wonderful genealogy event in the UK that will be virtual this year. My presentation is Dear Me! Writing Research Reports to Yourself. I will be using an example of a Dutch family who emigrated to the United States to show you how you can take your research to a higher level by writing a report for yourself. The presentation will be on the 25th of June at 7.20 PM (GMT, UK time) John Boeren will be giving a presentation on Where … [Read more...]

Yvette Hoitink and Other Dutch Presentations at NGS Conference in Michigan, May 2018

I am so excited to have been invited to give three presentations at the National Genealogical Society conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan in May 2018. I will be talking about three topics: Dutch Genealogy 101: Finding Your Ancestors from the Netherlands (Wednesday 2 May 2018, 2:30 PM). Dutch vital records are available online and indexed. Learn how to use these records to find your ancestors from the Netherlands. For Family, Faith, and Fortune: Emigration from the Netherlands in the … [Read more...]

Quick Tip – Women in New Netherland conference

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State, there will be a conference about "Women In New Netherland." Organizer: New Netherland Institute Dates: 22-23 September 2017 Where: Albany, New York More information: Women in New Netherland Conference page … [Read more...]

Announcement – The Dutch in America Across the Centuries

Are you interested in Dutch immigration to the United States? Are you able to go to Albany, New York next September? If so, you're in luck, because there will be a conference, where researchers studying the New Netherland era and experts on the the 19th century immigration wave will come together to connect and compare information about the miscellaneous groups of Dutch immigrants who settled in America over time. I know several of the organizers and wish I could be there for what I'm sure will … [Read more...]