Leslie Huber

6 Gulf Road
Belchertown, Massachusetts 01007
USA

Email: leslieahuber@gmail.com
URL: www.understandingyourancestors. com


Specialties:

19th Century Immigration Research
Western European Research - particularly German Research
Writing Family Histories


Lectures:

-Understanding Your Western European Ancestors Can Help You Trace Them
-Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean (eight important immigration sources that can help you find the European town name you need)
-Crossing the Ocean with the Internet (immigration resources, particularly passenger lists, found online)
-Jumping Over Hurdles in German Research
-Smith or Schmidt? Keeping Track of Name Changes
-Telling the Stories of Your Distant Ancestors
-Voyage to America (a look at the 19th century immigration experience)
-Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch.org
-Get Organized! Take Control of Your Research Projects
-Leaping Over the Immigration Hurdle (a 2 hour workshop)


Previous Engagements:

Fairfax Genealogical Conference, 2008, Fairfax, Virginia
Brigham Young University Family History Conference, 2007 and 2008, Provo, Utah
FGS, 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
New England Regional Genealogical Conference 2009, Manchester, New Hampshire
Numerous others in New England and beyond, see website for complete list


Bio:

Leslie Albrecht Huber is a freelance writer and speaker and has worked as a professional genealogist. Over 75 of her articles have appeared in more than twenty different magazines and journals including Ancestry, Family Tree Magazine, Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy, and The History Channel Magazine, among others. She serves on the board of the New England Regional Genealogical Conference, as the Program Chair for the 2010 National Palatines to America Conference and in local societies.

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