Old York Road Genealogical Society Meeting - Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 7:00 PM - German Migrations with James Beidler

Aug 28, 2012


7:00: Regular Meeting  


Contrasting German Migrations: 18th Century Vs. 19th Century


Speaker James Beidler is a well-known researcher of the Germans of Pennsylvania. This presentation shows the differences in geography, economic class, religion, and aspirations of two great waves of German immigration.


The Old York Road Genealogical Society (OYRGS) meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, year-round, in the Community Room at the Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Rd., Abington, PA (map to the library). Our meetings are free and open to the public. The programs include notable speakers on genealogical topics as well as discussions centered on a genealogical theme. When attending discussion meetings, everyone is invited and encouraged to bring illustrations or examples of their experiences related to the meeting's theme.