Welsh and Irish Genealogical Research
Dan Poffenberger will be guest speaker at the BIGWILL virtual meeting Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 10:00 am until 1:30 pm on ZOOM.
10:00 am: BIGWILL General Meeting
10:15 am: “Key Online Resources for Welsh Research” and the important differences between Welsh and English research.
11:45-Noon: Brief break
12:00 Noon: “Intermediate Irish Research - Because there’s no such thing as Beginning Irish research”. Dan will cover basics and major issues of Irish research.
There will be a question & answer period after each session, with a 15 minute break in between. Attendees may join our Zoom meeting for one or both sessions.
Dan Poffenberger, AG, is a Senior British and Irish Research Specialist for FamilySearch at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is accredited by ICAPGen in English research. He received a BA degree from Brigham Young University and has done professional research for 31 years. Dan has been a speaker at numerous conferences nationally and internationally.
An email with further instructions on how to be part of this meeting will be sent to you the week of the meeting. Or check bigwill.org for Zoom meeting link.
The British Interest Group of Wisconsin & Illinois (BIGWILL) is a special interest group for those who wish to research family history and ancestry in the British Isles. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge.