FRIENDS: ZOOM: Discovering Your Patriot Ancestor with Sarah Gutmann

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hershey Public Library

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Discovering Your Patriot Ancestor with Sarah Gutmann:  Think you may have an ancestor who served in the Continental Army or contributed to the Patriot cause in the Revolutionary War?  Learn where to look and how to verify the information.  The program will also touch upon entrance requirements for the Sons/Daughters of the American Revolution.

About Sarah Gutmann:

Genealogy is not a common hobby for a 13 year old, especially in 1996.  My friends did not know I spent countless hours scrolling through microfilm and contacting churches looking for records. What fascinated me was not just dates and locations, but piecing together the stories of family members forgotten by time. 

Once the Internet came along, brick walls came crashing down. For over two decades I have enjoyed not only building my family tree, but also helping friends, family, and students discover their own past. With so many records available, my goal is to make sure each person is climbing THEIR family tree.

In 2017 my passion led me to begin my certification as a professional genealogist through ICAP.  In 2018 I became a consultant for the  genealogist company

Event Type(s): Friends Adult Program
Age Group(s): 14-ish and up
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