The Dakota County Historical Society will host a virtual genealogy presentation called “Researching Your Dutch Heritage" by Jay Fonkert on Wednesday, Aug. 19. The presentation is offered to the public free of charge. To register, please visit the Dakota County Historical Society website.
Registration is required to receive the meeting room invite and passcode. While the event is offered free of charge, donations are encouraged.
Join DCHS and professional genealogist Fonkert as he explores the patterns of Dutch immigration to the United States, Dutch civil registration and census records, and Dutch church records.
Fonkert is a genealogy researcher, educator, and writer, who focuses on 18th century Midwest research. He is a co-managing editor of Minnesota Genealogist and president of the Minnesota Genealogical Society. He has lectured at numerous regional and national conferences, lectured for genealogy societies in 11 states, and published more than 80 research and teaching articles.