Dr. Richard Haberstroh is a native of New York City, whose six German ancestral lines arrived between 1835 and 1852. He has been involved in German research since 1984, when he made his first of many trips to Germany. He served as a volunteer librarian at the LDS Family History Center in Plainview, New York, from 1988 to 2001, specializing in assisting patrons with German and New York City research. Richard has published numerous genealogical articles, including his own family’s New York City genealogy in the NYG&B Record, and shorter articles for the newsletter of the German Genealogy Group, of which he was a founding member. He is also the author of the book, “The German Churches of Metropolitan New York: a Research Guide,” published by NYG&B. While working with others on their family histories, lecturing on German genealogy, and continuing his own family research, Richard works as a researcher in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Signal and Image Processing.
Richard Haberstroh is accredited for research in Germany.