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Barbara (Bärbel) has been employed by the Family History Library since January 2001. She is accredited and certified in German research with special interests in Schleswig-Holstein, Freistaat Sachsen and Germany at large. She was born and raised in Germany and later immigrated to the United States.

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 Paralegal, Technical College Kiel, Germany (1964)

  •  Executive Secretary (1965)
  •  German and International Studies, Brigham Young University, Utah (BA 1985)
  •  German Studies and Philosophy, Birmingham University, Birmingham, England (MA 1989)
  •  Interpreter Certification (1997)

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Credentials[edit | edit source]

  • German Genealogical accreditation from BCG (2009)
  • German Genealogical accreditation from ICAPGen (2006)

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Genealogical Experience[edit | edit source]

  •  Lecturer for ICAPGen (2007)
  •  Lecturer for Salt Lake Institute (2008)
  •  Lecturer for 60. Genealogentag (2008)
  •  Lecturer for FEEHFS (2010)
  •  Ward Family History Consultant (present)

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  • Master’s degree thesis (1989)
  • German Genealogical Digest, Colonization of Marshes and Heathlands in Jutland and Schleswig 1759-1765, 2004, Vol. 20 No. 2
  • German Genealogical Digest, Land Registers of the Lower Courts in the Kingdom of Saxony as a Family History Source, 2004, vol. 20 No. 4
  • Research in Schleswig-Holstein. Compilation of reference material at the International Counter of the Family History Library (2004)
  • The Court Records of Saxony, Practical Genealogy, (2006)
  • Zeitschrift für Mitteldeutsche Familiengeschichte, Ländliche Lebenswelten-Quellen jenseits der Kirchenbücher, Heft 1/2009.
  • German Handwriting. An interactive course, available through Research Series Classes online (2009)