xPast Meeting CAGC Virtual Online Meeting with Guest Speaker: June 2021

SPEAKER: Toni Perrone

TOPIC: Marriage and Inheritance Customs in Germany

Speaker: Toni Perrone
Marriage affects land and property rights for both the man and the woman.
Early modern Germans attached extreme importance to their inheritance and
the accounting for individual and marital assets. This lecture will cover:
Marriage Inventory, Death Inventory, Marriage Registers, Marriage Contracts,
Impartible Inheritance, Partible Inheritance, Land Records, and more.

“Toni” Perrone has been speaking to genealogical societies nationally since
1981. She was a speaker at the International German Genealogy Conference
in 2017 in Minneapolis. She has also spoken in Utah and Illinois, as well as

Toni’s experience stems from researching her German and Italian ancestry,
as well as 39 years of volunteering at the Immigrant Library in Burbank,
California. She is the co-founder of the Immigrant Genealogical Society and
of the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society. She served as Vice President
and Program chairperson of the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society for
two years and was an advisor to the board of directors. She has a life
membership there.

She is the current president of the Pommern Interest Group of the Immigrant
Genealogical Society. She is also a member of the San Diego Genealogical
Council and a leadership member of the International German Genealogical

German influence in Czecho Slovak area: