“Latin 101 – Deciphering Catholic Parish Records” by Mary Kircher Roddy, CG

Webinar: Latin 101 – Deciphering Catholic Parish Records
Speaker: Mary Kircher Roddy, CG
When: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 8:00pm Eastern

Program Description:
What is in Catholic baptism and marriage records? How do Latin grammar rules define the parties? Was your ancestor’s name changed? When you understand the basic format of Latin Catholic sacramental records you’ll be able to understand them be they from Ireland, Hungary, Slovakia, or the USA.

Speaker Bio:
Mary Kircher Roddy, CG, is a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists and was treasurer of the Association of Professional Genealogists from 2018 through 2021. Here educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and a Master’s in Professional Accounting. She is co-editor of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. She is a frequent presenter at conferences and for societies in the US, Canada, and Australia on methodology and record types. She is one of the founders of the Applied Genealogy Institute.

Her personal research focuses primarily on Ireland, California, Pennsylvania, and Ohio but extends to genealogical records in Germany. In addition to the NGSQ, her articles have appeared in NGS Magazine, Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy and various society publications. She was a mentor for the ProGen study groups.

VGA Members can register for this webinar via the Zoom link in the Upcoming Webinars area of the Members Center. Please contact info@virtualgenealogy.org if you have any questions.

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