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Online German Emigration Records and Lists | German Roots

Directory of German emigration databases on the Internet - lists of people who emigrated from Germany. For genealogy research.
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FamilySearch Adds More Than 37.9 Million Indexed Records and Images to Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Italy, South Africa, and the United States

FamilySearch Adds More Than 37.9 Million Indexed Records and Images to Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Italy, South Africa, and the United States | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
FamilySearch adds more than 37.9 million indexed records and images to Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Italy, South Africa, and the United States. Notable collection update...
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Updates.  Constantly improving.

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Top 10 free online ancestry databases announced - Standard-Examiner

Top 10 free online ancestry databases announced - Standard-Examiner | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
SALT LAKE CITY — FamilySearch.org, a free top genealogy website, has announced its top 10 most searched online collections in 2014 by the millions of consumers determined to find their elusive ancestors or to fill in missing...
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Creating a cookbook with a touch of history - Pontiac Daily Leader

Creating a cookbook with a touch of history - Pontiac Daily Leader | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
    A Cornell woman has been at the helm of contacting friends and family to compile a family cookbook with an added twist: family history
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This is a wonderful idea.  Food has always been such an important part of our family lives.

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Polish Genealogical Societies

Polish Genealogical Societies | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following post provides a reasonably completelisting of Polish (meaning in Poland) Genealogical Societies and Groups. As I get and add new sites, this list will be ‘automagically’ updated.
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Polish Genealogy Sources

Polish Genealogy Sources | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Recently, I decided it was time to begin researching my Aunt Annette’s family.  For the record, my Aunt Annette was my grandfather’s second wife.  Although she is of no genetic relationship to me, 30 years after her death I remain emotionally...
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Online German Emigration Records and Lists | German Roots

Directory of German emigration databases on the Internet - lists of people who emigrated from Germany. For genealogy research.
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Very interesting reading.  We all have a little German in our families background.

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Illinois Ancestors: Find records on FamilySearch - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Illinois Ancestors: Find records on FamilySearch - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Genealogists worldwide visit FamilySearch (familysearch.org) to obtain free data on their families. There is an easy way to access Illinois collections with only a few clicks.
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German Genealogy Tip #15: Towns in Border Regions Changed Hands | The German-American Genealogist Blog

German Genealogy Tip #15: Towns in Border Regions Changed Hands | The German-American Genealogist Blog | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Towns in the border regions of #Germany often changed hands, and their names probably changed also http://t.co/nOQ8r00O3j #german #genealogy
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German Genealogy Tip #6: In Germany, People Used Their Occupation as a Title | The German-American Genealogist Blog

German Genealogy Tip #6: In Germany, People Used Their Occupation as a Title | The German-American Genealogist Blog | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
RT @BBPetura: German Genealogy Tip #6: In Germany, people used their occupation as a title in front of their name: http://t.co/xktiKynttL
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Lind Street Research Publishes a New Guide for finding German ...

The following announcement was written by Lind Street Research: INVERNESS, ILLINOIS, August 1, 2014 – Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, Certified GenealogistSM and German research expert, is proud to announce the ...
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Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots - Dubuque Telegraph Herald | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
But the work of professional genealogists involves detective-like legwork and prodigious research.
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One persons journey of research on their family.

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Roots and Branches: Reader rediscovers inspiring teacher - Lebanon Daily News

Roots and Branches: Reader rediscovers inspiring teacher - Lebanon Daily News | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Roots and Branches: Reader rediscovers inspiring teacher
Lebanon Daily News
That led Burg to me — again wondering if there was a family tie or at least interest on my part because of my genealogy occupation.
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Little Genealogy sleuthing.  

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Genealogical Society helping people get in touch with their roots - Chatham This Week

Genealogical Society helping people get in touch with their roots - Chatham This Week | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Studying family history is a real-life detective story.
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Tips for Researching German Genealogy - Ancestral Findings

Tips for Researching German Genealogy - Ancestral Findings | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Researching your German ancestors takes knowledge and ingenuity. It is not like researching ancestors in America. Germany has only actually been one unified nation since 1871. Many people doing German genealogy research may find this surprising.
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We all have a little German in our past.

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What is an Ethnic Group?

What is an Ethnic Group? | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Lately, I have encountered a number of interesting discussions and comments regarding ethnicity.  People want to approach it from the aspect of Y-DNA testing; term meaning & definition; and more.  I thought that perhaps a brief discussion/ analysis...
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Roots and Branches: Facebook groups help with German genealogy

Roots and Branches: Facebook groups help with German genealogy | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Never let it be said that Facebook isn't good for anything more than seeing photos of cats and other people's breakfasts, especially when it comes to the German genealogy world.
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Do you find Facebook valuable in your Genealogy search?

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German Genealogical Societies

German Genealogical Societies | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following post provides a reasonably complete listing of German (meaning in Germany) Genealogical Societies and Groups. As I get and add new sites, this list will be ‘automagically’ updated.
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Do you belong?

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Might your family be descended from Prussian Mennonites?

Might your family be descended from Prussian Mennonites? | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
  Do you believe you might be descended of "Prussian" Mennonites?  Are you unsure?  Is it worth a look? To get a good idea of who the Low German Mennonites were (and whether you might be desce...
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German Genealogy Tip #27: “-in” was Sometimes Added to German Surnames for Females | The German-American Genealogist Blog

German Genealogy Tip #27: “-in” was Sometimes Added to German Surnames for Females | The German-American Genealogist Blog | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
RT @JS_Genealogist: #German #Genealogy #Tip: Germans sometimes added "-in" to the last name of women http://t.co/WRmCIuIZBU #ancestry #germ…
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German Genealogy Tip #19: How to Find an Ancestor’s Newspaper Obituary | The German-American Genealogist Blog

German Genealogy Tip #19: How to Find an Ancestor’s Newspaper Obituary | The German-American Genealogist Blog | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
RT @JS_Genealogist: Can't find your #ancestor's obituary? Here's some secret tips! http://t.co/NESkDUXrlz #genealogy #familyhistory #german…
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German Genealogy Tip #14: Usually, German Immigrants First Lived With Relatives/Friends in America | The German-American Genealogist Blog

German Genealogy Tip #14: Usually, German Immigrants First Lived With Relatives/Friends in America | The German-American Genealogist Blog | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
#Germany #Genealogy Tip: Investigate the #family your #German #immigrant #ancestor 1st lived w/ after arriving in US. http://t.co/YCEXizBRaW
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Butler County man researches ancestor's Civil War role - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Butler County man researches ancestor's Civil War role - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Butler County man researches ancestor's Civil War role
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
His great-grandson, James H. Pastorius, has studied his ancestor's story as part of his genealogy research. Mr. Pastorius, 80 ...
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Career profile: Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots - The Seattle Times

Career profile: Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots - The Seattle Times | German Genealogy | Scoop.it
Career profile: Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots
The Seattle Times
But the work of professional genealogists involves detective-like legwork and prodigious research.
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Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
But the work of professional genealogists involves detective-like legwork and prodigious research.
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