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Many records repositories—including one in one of Germany's biggest cities—are making their collections of civil records available online. Here's what you need to know.
Need help finding family overseas? Let a local be your guide. This year’s Family Tree 40 list highlights the top blogs for tracing roots around the globe.
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
Trace your ancestry in Prussia, Bavaria and more with our guide to research in Germany’s historical regions.
Check these six sources for the name of your German immigrant ancestor's home village—the key to unlocking generations of family information in records of Germany.
The language barrier can really put a crimp in your German genealogy research. Get help tracing your Deutsch ancestors' names and places with these online tools.
German genealogists will have a new tool at their disposal once LivingDNA's new German DNA Research Project is complete.
To better research your German-speaking ancestors, learn these common terms auf Deutsch.
4/13/2017 is an often-overlooked resource for researchers with German ancestors. See how this valuable website's partnerships with regional German societies can help you discover your German ancestry.
Old German handwriting can be hard to read, let alone translate. Check out these seven resources for deciphering Fraktur, the Gothic script used in German genealogy records.
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