SIG Leader Karen Dwyer firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone from beginners to experts are welcome!
Besides covering specific topics, there usually is plenty of time for questions and open discussion to help each other solve our genealogy problems.
Please see our Events page for dates and locations of meetings.Here are some of the links mentioned in our Germanic SIG meetings:
Emigration from South-west Germany - Baden, Wurttemberg or Hohenzollern
FamilySearch.org is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the primary benefactor for FamilySearch services.
Catholic German Records - Find church registers (mostly books of birth, marriage and death) from various European countries (currently Austria, Germany, Poland, Serbia and Slovenia)
Genealogy.net - Regional research in Germany speaking countries
GEOGEN Surname Mapping
Geogen is the short form for "geographical genealogy" which means location based ancester research. On this website, you can create maps which show the distribution of surnames in Germany and Austria. Significant concentrations can point to a local root of the family or of the family name.
Rootsweb is a free genealogy website that contains a wide variety of resources.
The link to the WorldConnect Project is located in the left column. WorldConnect is a collection of family trees. It is free to search and free for you to post your trees.
deutschen Genealogieserver - German Geneaology
In the past, this site was known as www.genealogy.net. It contains a very extensive collection of databases, information, and links to help research Germanic genealogy.
The WorldGenWeb Project
The WorldGenWeb Project is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access.
Homepage for Eifel Birth and Marriage Data - This is the homepage of Thomas A. Pick-Rheinland
Soldiers and Sailors Database - The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.