Sunday, May 16, 2021
Our next meeting is Sunday, May 16. Our speaker will be Kristin Wenger; her presentation is entitled Finding Our Female Ancestor: Research Strategies to Discover More About Women in Family History. The Zoom session will begin at 12:30 for social time, and Kristin’s presentation will begin at 1:00.
About Kristin Wenger
Roots & Wings Research, LLC was founded by Kristin Wenger in December 2017 upon her completion of Boston University’s certificate program in genealogical research. Kristin is passionate about giving others the gift of experiencing fulfillment and inspiration through discovering, preserving, and sharing their family histories.
As a lifelong Lancaster County, Pennsylvania resident, she specializes in Pennsylvania research, particularly Anabaptist groups (Mennonites, Brethren, and Amish) as well as the Moravians, who settled her hometown of Lititz.
Before pursuing her career in genealogy, Kristin was a teacher and librarian for nearly two decades. She graduated summa cum laude from Messiah College with a degree in Elementary Education. As an educator, she loves to provide coaching and instruction to others who want to learn more about their own family histories. Kristin presents engaging lectures and classes on a variety of research topics, volunteers as the in-house genealogist for the Lititz Historical Foundation, serves as Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Lititz Public Library, and is involved in teaching and music ministries at her church.