Prep­ping for an over­seas Trip

Reminisce - - Our Lives -

Fam­ily ex­cur­sions to an­ces­tral home­lands are at an all-time high. An in­ter­net search will bring up a list of com­pa­nies that spe­cial­ize in ge­neal­ogy travel. Be­fore you em­bark on your trip, do as much re­search as pos­si­ble on this side of the ocean. Look for and gather items such as:

Nat­u­ral­iza­tion pa­pers

Pas­sen­ger lists

Fam­ily Bi­bles Fra­ter­nal and im­mi­grant aid so­ci­ety records All of th­ese may give you clues to find the towns and vil­lages where your rel­a­tives once lived. you can search by topic or lo­cal­ity. If Ger­many is your des­ti­na­tion, pages will in­clude con­tent such as:

Ger­man word lists How to write a let­ter in the lan­guage

Ju­ris­dic­tions and his­to­ries

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