CROSSING THE POND:
FINDING IMMIGRANT ORIGINS
With Speaker Larry Fermi
Saturday, March 1st, 2014
10 am until Noon
David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA
This presentation by Larry Fermi discusses how to use United States records to help determine the country, province or city of origin of an immigrant ancestor or relative. This covers methodologies as well as documents like Birth, Marriage and Death certificates, Census records, Military records, Naturalization forms, Social Security records, Passenger Lists, etc.
About the speaker:
Larry Fermi has spent many years in front of an audience doing presentations in the corporate world. Also, as a part-time actor in countless community theater productions since 1971 as well as a stand-in on movies and a background extra in movies, soap operas and cable television series, Larry has honed his skills in front of an audience. He was a long-time member of the Monmouth County Genealogy Society's Education Committee as well as serving as their Vice President and Program Chair from 2003 to 2005 and is a popular speaker on basic and advanced genealogy related subjects in the greater NY metropolitan area as well as nationally. He has been performing in depth Family History research since 1989 with a focus on European immigration during the peak periods of the 19th and early 20th centuries. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the Genealogical Speaker's Guild and the Genealogical Society of New Jersey. As a researcher, Larry has also been featured on CNN's Open House program and NY Public Radio's Cityscape Public Affairs show talking about family and house history.
The meeting is open to the public. Cost for members is $5 and for non-members it is $10. For more information about this and other programs and activities of the Bucks County Genealogical Society please visit their website.