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What’s in a Dutch Name?

January 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Genealogist Janet Sjaarda Sheeres will explore the origins and meanings of Dutch surnames, as well as the provincial/regional differences of them. Learn what all the Van, Vander, and de prefixes mean and which ancestor decided your last name. Discover how the names were changed upon entering the United States. This program is co-sponsored by the Western Michigan Genealogical Society.

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Date:
January 5
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
Phone:
616-988-5400
Website:
www.grpl.org

Organizer

Grand Rapids Public Library
Phone:
616-988-5400
Email:
web@grpl.org
Website:
www.grpl.org