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The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Germanic Ancestry in Europe

By: Beidler, James M.

Price: $24.99  $24.98

Publisher: Blue Ash, OH, Family Tree Books / F & W Media:

Our Product Number: GER234


239 pages. Follow your family tree back to its roots in Bavaria, Baden, Prussia, Hesse, Saxony, Wurttemburg and beyond. This in-depth genealogy guide will walk you step by step through the exciting journey of researching your German heritage, whether your ancestors came from lands now in modern-day Germany or other German-speaking areas of Europe, including Austria, Switzerland, and enclaves across Eastern Europe. In this book, you'll learn how to: Retrace your German im... View more info

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Where to Look for Hard-to-Find German-Speaking Ancestors in Eastern Europe Index to 19,720 Surnames in 13 Books, with Historical Background on Each Settlement 2nd Edition

By: Brandt, Bruce; Brandt, Edward Reimer

Price: $25.00  $24.99

Publisher: Clearfield:

Our Product Number: GER087


148 pages. This book is a godsend for researchers whose German-speaking ancestors emigrated to Eastern Europe or whose trail cannot be traced to Western Europe. The fact is that thousands of German settlements comprising millions of individuals sprang up in Russia, Poland, and the countries of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire from the sixteenth to the early twentieth century (e.g., nearly 2 million show up in the Russian census of 1897 alone). In this work, Bruce... View more info

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Germanic Genealogy

By: Brandt, Edward R. & Cutkomp, Kent & Bellingham, Mary & Frye, Kermit E. & Lowe, Patricia

Price: $32.95  $32.93

Publisher: Germanic Genealogy Society:

Our Product Number: 602079


. 520 pages. Your most complete and up-to-date resource for beginning and advanced genealogists doing research of Germanic / German ancestry throughout the world. Includes: -- Country by country guide to the sources -- Useful addresses of archives and societies -- Current German postal codes -- Worldwide Germanic migration patterns -- Jewish, Catholic, Lutheran, Mennonite history and sources -- Germanic history and geography -- Historical and modern maps, including bound... View more info

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German-American Names

By: Jones, George F.

Price: $30.00  $29.99

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: GER098


354 pages. Have you ever wondered about the meaning of German names? Ever been puzzled about their origin or stumped by their sometimes impossible combination of sounds? Have you ever wondered about the difference (or similarity) between Schaeffer and Shafer or Baugh and Bach? Most of us have, and Professor George F. Jones has thoughtfully put together an answer for us-an A-Z dictionary of German- American names, giving spellings, meanings, and variants of about 18,000 n... View more info

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Braunschweig, Oldenburg, and Thuringia Place Name Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical and Reverse Alphabetical Indexes

By: Minert, Roger P.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Woods Cross, UT, GRT Publications:

Our Product Number: GER119


114 pages. Every researcher has known the frustration or eventually will: you can read every letter in the town's name except the first! The page is torn or eaten away, the ink faded, the initial letter overly artistic, the microfilm of poor quality. Then begins the process of guessing what the first letter or syllable is. The Reverse Alphabetical Index offers a quick solution to the problem. You can construct the name letter-by-letter backwards, using the legible letter... View more info

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Brandenburg Place Name Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical and Reversealphabetical Indexes

By: Minert, Roger P.

Price: $29.95  $29.94

Publisher: Woods Cross, GRT Publications:

Our Product Number: GER147


105 pages. Every researcher has known the frustration or eventually will: you can read every letter in the town's name except the first! The page is torn or eaten away, the ink faded, the initial letter overly artistic, the microfilm of poor quality. Then begins the process of guessing what the first letter or syllable is. The Reverse Alphabetical Index offers a quick solution to the problem. You can construct the name letter-by-letter backwards, using the legible letter... View more info

Spelling Variations in German Names: Solving Family History Problems through Applications of German and English Phonetics

By: Minert, Roger P.

Price: $46.95  $46.93

Publisher: Woods Cross, UT, GRT Publications:

Our Product Number: GER112


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Early Nineteenth-Century German Settlers in Ohio (Mainly Cincinnati and Environs), Kentucky and Other States

By: Smith, Clifford Neal

Price: $39.95  $39.93

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Company:

Our Product Number: GER160


4 vols in 1. . 267 pages. For this work Mr. Smith transcribed the genealogical contents of Volumes 1 thru 9 of Der Deutsche Pioniere, a monthly magazine issued by the Deutsche Pioniereverein (Union of German Pioneers) founded in Cincinnati, Ohio. The author provides the following particulars on each German-American pioneer: names, place of origin in Germany, town or county of residence, reference to the original source, and biographical data provided in the original not... View more info

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Nineteenth-Century Germans to America: A Consolidation of Six Pamphlets Identifying Emigrants from Baden-Wurttemberg, Hamburg, Bremen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz and Schleswig-Holstein

By: Smith, Clifford Neal

Price: $42.00  $41.98

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Co:

Our Product Number: GER161


6 parts in 1. Index. . 247 pages. This latest consolidation of works of Clifford Neal Smith encompasses transcriptions or abstracts of emigration notices previously published in six separate booklets. The articles pertain to the following localities: Beihingen am Neckar (Baden-Wuerttemberg) , Hamburg and Bremen, Recklinghausen (Nordrhein-Westfalen) , Siegkreis (Nordrhein-Westfalen) , Kreis Simmern (Hunsrueck) , Rheinland-Pfalz, and the Island of Foehr (Schleswig-Holstein... View more info

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German Mercenary Expatriates in the U. S. & Canada Following the American Revolution

By: Smith, Clifford Neal

Price: $38.50  $38.48

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Co:

Our Product Number: GER162


It is commonly overlooked that the American Revolution witnessed one of the larger waves of German arrivals in the Americas up to that time. Unlike earlier streams of immigrants, the nearly 30,000 Germans who arrived at America’s shores between 1776 and 1783 were not farmers, craftsmen, or merchants; rather, they were mercenary soldiers dispatched to fight, for the most part, in support of George III’s goal of stemming the tide of the Revolution. (Civilian immigratio... View more info

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Reconstructed Passenger Lists for 1850: Hamburg to Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, And the United States, Parts 1, 2, 3 & 4

By: Smith, Clifford Neal

Price: $41.50  $41.48

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Co:

Our Product Number: GER163


Index. 4 parts in 1. . 288 pages. Most German and Swiss emigrants to the New World during the middle of the 19th century left from the Port of Bremen. Sadly, those lists were destroyed during the final year of World War II. The lists that have survived from this period pertain to the port of Hamburg and are in the custody of the Hamburg police authorities. (For the early years of this migration, the original Hamburg lists do not exist; instead, researchers must rely on t... View more info

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Nineteenth-Century Emigration from Kreis Simmern (Hunsrueck) , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, to Brazil, England, Russian Poland, and the United States of America

By: Smith, Clifford Neal

Price: $14.50  $14.49

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Co:

Our Product Number: GER166


35 pages. Mr. Smith extracted the names in the Simmern Kreis/Rhineland-Falz booklet from two articles published in Germany in 1935 and 1938. Approximately 56% of these individuals emigrated to the U.S., 37% to Brazil, and 5% to England. In this work, the author has arranged the names according to hometown of origin and, thereunder, by the country of destination. In most cases, we learn the emigrant's name, year emigrated, occupation, date of birth, and frequently, the ci... View more info

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Emigrants from Fellbach (Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany) , 1735-1930

By: Smith, Clifford Neal

Price: $17.50  $17.49

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Co:

Our Product Number: GER168


Clifford Neal Smith originally released this title as German-American Genealogical Research Monograph 14. It is based on the work of Otto Conrad, which was published in German in 1934. Smith's introduction discusses the method used to gather the information and the varying reasons for German emigration from this area. The passengers are arranged alphabetically, obviating the need for an idex. Information found on each emigrant includes full name, occupation, date of depa... View more info

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Emigrants from the Former Amt Damme, Oldenburg, (Now Niedersachsen) , Germany, Mainly to the United States,1830-1849

By: Smith, Clifford Neal

Price: $21.50  $21.49

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Co:

Our Product Number: GER164


Index. . 84 pages. Clifford Neal Smith originally released this title as German-American Genealogical Research Monograph 12. The booklet includes the German townships of Damme, Holdorf, and Neuenkirchen, which are today part of Niedersachen. Arranged by farming community, it identifies nearly 3,000 persons who emigrated to North America between 1830 and 1849. For the most part, Smith has transcribed each individual's name (sometimes only a surname) , the number of person... View more info

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Steppes to Neu Odessa: Germans from Russia Who Settled in Odessa Township, Dakota Territory, 1872-1876, 2nd ed.

By: Stupnik, Cynthia Anne Frank

Price: $19.00  $18.99

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Heritage Books:

Our Product Number: GER231


136 pages. The latest edition of this biographical and genealogical sketchbook of Plains pioneers includes many new family connections made available in part by the Odessa German-Russian Genealogical Library. In the late 1700s and 1800s, the Russian government encouraged hardworking people from Western Europe, including Germany, to settle Russia in a number of locations. Many of the Germans eventually decided to relocate. They found rich homestead land in the Dakota Terr... View more info

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Address Book for Germanic Genealogy

By: Thode, Ernest

Price: $24.95  $24.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: GER001


195 pages. Beginning with an exhaustive list of addresses in America, followed by an itemization of German and German-area addresses, this edition refers to nearly 2,000 genealogical and related societies, state and muncipal archives, religious organizations, booksellers or importers, foreign information offices, newspapers, religious archives, and professional genealogists in North American, Germany, and elsewhere in the Germanic world. View more info

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The First Germans in America: With a Biographical Directory of New York Germans

By: Tolzmann, Don Heinrich

Price: $18.00  $17.99

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Our Product Number: GER227


The first permanent German settlement in America was at Germantown, Pennsylvania, in 1683. But most people do not realize that Germans first arrived in America in 1608, settling at Jamestown, Virginia, and, within a few years, Germans began joining the Dutch settlement of New Netherland (later New York) and other colonies. These early settlers did not come as a group of families (as was the case with the Germantown settlement), nor were they sponsored by an organization.... View more info