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A photo of Trace your German roots online : a complete guide to German genealogy websites

Trace your German roots online : a complete guide to German genealogy websites

Explore your Germanic heritage from the comfort of your own computer! Trace your German roots online highlights important German resources on popular genealogy websites including Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, as well as lesser known resources such as Archion.de. With helpful illustrated step by step instructions, you'll learn how to use each site to its fullest potential for German genealogy, including how to get around language barriers and navigate the various German states that have existed throughout the centuries. In addition, this book contains links to the best websites to consult when answering key German genealogy questions, from unpuzzling place names to locating living relatives in the old country. The book features trips to find and use German databases, records, and research tools on Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org and other popular genealogy websites. Guidance for helpful German-focused research websites, including how to translate using foreign language sites. Recommended websites for accomplishing key German research tasks, worksheets to log research progress and at a glance guides to help you identify important terms and resources.

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A photo of German immigration to America : when, why, how, and where

German immigration to America : when, why, how, and where

"If you are researching your German family history, this book is a must-read. The book should help you answer the questions, why did our German ancestors immigrate; when did they leave; how did they get here; where did they settle? It includes descriptions of many aspects of German history that effected immigration to America, and the material should give you vital insights into your ancestors' immigration. Remember that each immigrant has a unique story, and it is our challenge to dig out as many details of their immigration saga as we can when doing our family history research. I am sure this book will help point the way to many exciting stories about your family history. The stories will help your ancestors come alive. Our immigrant ancestors are the foundation of our roots in the United States. Our lives would be much different if they did not endure the challenges of emigration from Germany. Do not underestimate their contributions. They played a critical role in factories and farms in the United States. Their lives were building blocks in the growth of their new country." --

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A photo of The family tree historical atlas of Germany

The family tree historical atlas of Germany

Delve into your German heritage! This carefully curated collection of beautiful historical maps of Germany will help you sort out the tangle of German history. With these 100-plus full-color maps, you can view German border changes throughout the centuries, allowing you to find your German hometown and records of your ancestors.

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