Ohio Chapter Palatines to America German Genealogy Society, Box 302, Worthington, OH 43085

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Palatines to America German Genealogy Society

Researching All German Speaking Ancestry

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America

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  • Saturday, May 08, 2021
    May 8, 2021 (1:15pm-3:15pm)EDT Matricula - German mostly Catholic Church Records in Germany and other European Areas More Information

German Community
Forum Series every 4th Saturday 10am - Noon
September - May





Welcome to the Ohio Chapter of the Palatines to America

Sorry you missed this seminar. Our Fall seminar information will be released soon.

The Ohio Chapter of Palatines to America
2021 Virtual Spring Seminar Via Zoom
with Speaker Daniel Jones, MS, AG



Saturday, March 13, 2021 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Four Sessions

Finding your European Ancestors: Record Types and Resources for Research

Germany: Complex Thinking - Using non-parish registers to solve research problems

From the Alps to the Rhine: Your Swiss Research - What makes Swiss research unique?

The Search for Anna Hansen: Using Geography to Find German Records


About the Speaker



Daniel Jones is an Accredited Genealogist specializing in Swiss and German research. He is currently a research specialist in Germanic and Slavic Europe for the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. After graduating manga cum laude from Brigham Young University, Daniel worked professionally for over a dozen years in helping several high profile clients with research all over Europe. He has experience in numerous archives across more than a dozen countries in Europe, North America, Africa, and Australia. Daniel has also presented at multiple national conferences, including FGS and RootsTech, as well as the 2019 International German Genealogy Conference.

Questions? Please Email Tom Gerke

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Seminar

We research ALL German speaking Ancestry


The Ohio Chapter of Palatines To America (PAl-Am) is a regional German-American genealogical organization. It is part of The Palatines To America, a national genealogical society of persons researching German-speaking ancestry, with emphasis on European migration from the Germanic regions of Europe to North America (primarily the United States and Canada).

The Palatines To America German Genealogical Society was founded in 1975 with headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. National Library Collection is now housed in the Columbus Metropolitan Library on 96 S Grant Ave. in Columbus, Ohio 43215 temporarily at Former Whitehall Branch Library, 4371 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio. To contact the Ohio Chapter write to PO Box 302, Worthington, OH 43085.

Ohio Chapter Officers & Committee Members CLICK HERE.

Read the history of the Ohio Chapter PalAm CLICK HERE (PDF format).

Join Palatines to America Ohio Chapter

  • Learn from experienced researchers at our free workshops.
  • Participate in the German Community Forum Series
  • Attend German research seminars in the Spring and Fall
  • Read our quarterly newsletter - Palatine Heritage
  • Buy Ohio Chapter German genealogy publications.
  • Access our Members Only Section


Mission Statement
"Advance Knowledge"


  1. To further interest and study of German speaking immigration in Ohio.
  2. Encourage members to further research family histories in Ohio
  3. Promote information about life, times, and social life of German speaking emigrants and descendents.


Columbus Metropolitan Library

The Palatines to America’s collection of genealogy books is now housed in the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Please check with the library to confirm these times.
Hours: Mon-Thur: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Fri: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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