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                                                                        German American Heritage Center

                                                          712 W 2nd Street

                                                          Davenport, Iowa  52802-1410

                                                          Telephone & Fax: (563) 322-8844



Contacts:       Ruth Reynolds,





WHEN: Saturday, March 1, 2003


WHERE (all day, but we change locations after lunchon your own):

     8:30 12 noon at the German American Heritage Center, 712 W 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa


     1:00 until 4:30 at the St. Ambrose Continuing Studies & Conference Center, 1950 E 54th Street, Davenport, Iowa



     Online Searching Tips and Tricks

     Finding and Using Online Maps

     Getting Help and Locating Other Cousins Online

     Using the Family History Website



The program cost is $50 which will include all materials and light refreshments during the morning session, and assisted use of an individual computer during the afternoon session.




Call the Heritage Center at 322-8844 by no later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26th to reserve a place for the workshop.  Participation is limited to 25 people.  Reservations are confirmed with payment of the workshop fee.  Checks should be made out to the German American Heritage Center.  Payment by Visa or Mastercard is also accepted if a phone reservation is made.



Michael is a genealogist with over twenty years of research experience. He has lectured at genealogy conferences nationwide and writes a weekly genealogy column for the Ancestry Daily News. He is a native of West-Central Illinois and is one-half Ostfriesen by ancestry. His wife had German ancestors who came to Davenport in the 1850s.



Michael John Neills website