Registration open for F. Warren Bittner’s “Reading German II: Introduction to German Church Books”

Registration has now opened for the next Virtual Institute course, “Reading German II: Introduction to German Church Books,” featuring F. Warren Bittner, CG. This course will be held on four consecutive Monday evenings, from 13 April to 4 May 2015.

F. Warren Bittner, CG, is a genealogical researcher and lecturer. He is a trustee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists. He holds a Master of Science degree in history from Utah State University. His master’s thesis looked at the social factors affecting illegitimacy in nineteenth-century Bavaria.

Mr. Bittner has coordinated German research tracks at the Samford University’s Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in Birmingham, Alabama, and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. For six years he was the German Collection Manager for the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. He has done research in more than fifty German archives and in more than forty U.S. archives and record repositories.

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