Breaking the language barrier is a crucial step in genealogy research, but it can be intimidating. In this presentation, we will explore different techniques and tools that can help you overcome language barriers and make the most of genealogy records in other languages. By learning about the challenges and applying the techniques discussed in this presentation, you can unlock valuable information about your ancestors and build a deeper understanding of your family history.
Cynthia Theusch is a native of Michigan and a member of several genealogical societies. Cynthia worked as a reference librarian in The Genealogy Center for 15 years and has spent more than twenty-five years researching her family. Besides presenting programs at The Genealogy Center, she has spoken at the Michigan Genealogical Council’s annual workshop, as well as for several societies in Michigan and Indiana. Her expertise includes research in Michigan and Luxembourg, French Canadian ancestry, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and using WeRelate.org.