Rosemary Kopittke: VAFHO Expo Speaker

Rosemary has been tracing her family history since 1985 – in Australia, England, Scotland and Ireland.  A statistician by training, she has worked in that field as a hydrologist, teacher, and biometrician.  She currently works as a consultant for Gould Genealogy & History and is regularly invited to speak.

She has published numerous indexes to cemeteries and government records though is probably best known for her work with husband Eric on the Emigrants from Hamburg to Australasia 1850-1879 publication.  she is editor of Unlock the Past publications and author and contributor to several.

Come and hear Rosemary presenting at the VAFHO Family History Expo in Sale at 2.30 pm, Saturday 21st April 2018.

Title:  Connecting with family lines online

Precis:  We used to use directories and write letters to discover family connections but now there are many different ways we can find others searching the same family lines.  This presentation will look at some of those ways we can now find connections – on Ancestry, MyHeritage, FamilySearch, Facebook … and even DNA.  What does each offer and which should you pursue – or ignore at your peril?

Submitted on behalf of Rosemary Kopittke : Speaker at the VAFHO Family History Expo, Sale, 21 April 2018.

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