German Genealogy Articles
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More Americans trace their ancestry to the German-speaking part of Europe than any other heritage. Here's how to get into your Deutsch family history.
4/1/2000
Deutsch nicht sprechen? You're not alone. While many of us have German ancestors, few of us speak the same language as our forefathers. Check out this excerpt from Family Tree Magazine's German Genealogy Guide to help you understand the basics of the German language and learn about some common naming practices that can help in researching your Deutsch ancestors.
8/13/2014
This language translation chart will help you sort out the months in German genealogy records.
7/17/2012
Make your journey to the homeland of your Germanic ancestors
4/1/2000
Research your family across the pond by surfing these 57 European genealogy websites.
7/2/2014
Overcome five common research problems facing German genealogists.
12/11/2013
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
6/12/2014
Descendants of a famous Cincinnati brewer discover their German roots—and each other.
6/12/2014
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
6/12/2014
Find tips for mining the free International Genealogical Index for clues to your German ancestors' places of birth.
7/2/2014
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