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My German Ancestors-
Contact me if you have info on those 1800's names.

Passenger List of the ship "Mississippi" From Bremen to New York, arriving Sept 14, 1853, is now online! So are More German-America Ships

German World GenWeb SiteThis is the German Genealogy site of Rootsweb.

Tools/Guides for German Research

  • German/Prussian Mailing Lists can be a great tool.
  • LDS Online Family Search Search actual LDS records online!
  • German Archives
  • Hints for researchers outside Germany
  • Genealogical Research in Bavaria
  • German Genealogy Sites & Organizations
  • German Genealogy Bridge Links and info for German genealogy.
  • Form Letters to Use Contains letters in German with translations to send for records
  • Finding Where Your Ancestors Came From in Germany
  • Finding Passenger Lists 1820-c.1940 Tutorial
  • German Town Locator
  • German Migration Resource Center
  • Internet Sources of German Genealogy
  • Evangelical Parish Lists In German.
  • Catholic Parish Lists In German.

    Search the World's Largest Pedigree-linked Database at Kindred Konnections

    Location/Type Specific Sites

  • Hessen, Germany GenWebSite
  • Finding Where Your Ancestors Came From in Germany
  • The Communities of Alsace A-Z
  • German Genealogy: Donauschwabe/Danube-Swabians
  • Genealogical Research in Bavaria
  • Germans from Russia Heritage
  • Bühlertal, Baden Home Page
  • Vörstetten, Baden, Germany
  • Polad Border Surnames
  • German-Texas Genealogy Web Germans in Texas
  • Baden-Württemberg Mailing List Homepage
  • Bremen Ship Passenger Lists
  • Emigrants from Nattheim to USA
  • Emigrants from Oggenhausen to USA
  • Ostfriesian Genealogical Research
  • Ostfriesland Ancestors
  • Saxony Online
  • Silesia Province-Germany Now known as Slask Poland, good site with search tips etc.
  • German Genealogy, Austria
  • A Swiss Mennonite & German Amish genealogy project.
  • German born on the 1851 French Census
  • Just What IS a Palatine?? Find out here.
  • Prussian Genealogy Links
  • German-Prussian Genealogy Links
  • Prussian-Russian-Canadian Mennonite Resources
  • American Historical Society of Germans From Russia
  • The Pomeranian Page
  • Stemwede Genealogy Home Page Stemwede- North Rhine-Westephalia
  • Hegensdorf, A Small Village in Germany With photos and names of villagers.
  • Five Views of Siddinghausen Photos of this town.


  • Firstmom's Ship Lists Some on this site, plus links to others.
  • Researchers List Includes researchers with passenger and immigration resources etc. Planned for all states, find a researcher or list your own services.
  • Finding Where Your Ancestors Came From in Germany
  • Palatine Immigrant Index Index of names submitted by descendants...submit yours!
  • 275 German born people on an 1851 French Census
  • German Settlements in Southern Hungary
  • Emigrants from Nattheim to USA
  • Emigrants from Oggenhausen to USA
  • Finding Passenger Lists 1820-c.1940 Tutorial
  • German Migration Resource Center
  • Immigration History Research Center
  • Bremen Ship Passenger Lists
  • Guide to Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934
  • Immigrant Ship Information
  • Olive Tree Genealogy Site lists many ships and their passengers immigrating to the USA.
  • Ancestor Quest Genealogy: Passenger List Links
  • Ship Lists-to the States
  • Ellis Island's Wall See if your immigrant ancestors are listed or pay tribute to them by giving them a place on the wall.
  • Emigration/Ship Lists and Resources
  • Immigrant Ships Transcribing Project-Rootsweb
  • Finding Passenger Lists 1820-1940 Tutorial

    Schprechan sie Duetsch??? Translating those German Documents and more

  • German Script Alphabet
  • Moravians: German Script Tutorial With examples.
  • German Translation Service She Specializes in German genealogy, Fraktur and German Script, and Legal Documents. Also has other resources of interest.
  • German Translation Service - Old Script
  • Old German Handwritten Scripts
  • Babelfish's Translation Site Translate the family bible or foreign documents, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French and more. Keep in mind that it's a "rough" translation.
  • Form Letters for German Genealogy
  • German Illness Translations
  • German-English On-line Dictionary

    Misc. German Related Topics

  • Frankenstein Castle Photos.
  • Jewish Studies Library-The Holocaust
  • German Genealogy
  • The Hessian Page Hessian Soldiers who settled in America after the American Revolution
  • Pennsylvania Dutch Family History Site Pennsylvania "Dutch" were German, not Dutch.
  • German History Links
  • German Society of Pennsylvania
  • What's New in Genealogy...Today! Includes a section for passenger lists.

    German Surname Pages

  • RIEDE Genealogy Very complete site with a lot of good info on the Riede surname orig. from Germany.
  • Schnake/Schnacke/Schnacky (etc.) Research Center
  • Pamjean's Family Homepage Some of the surnames- Armbruster, Müller, Weyh and Ziegler
  • The Zolman/Zollmann Family website Ancestors and Descendants from Germany and the USA.

    Search 4 More Germany Sites

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