German Genealogy Articles
Sort list by:  Title »   Date »   Popularity »
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.
5/23/2017
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.
5/22/2017
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
5/18/2017
Trace your ancestry in Prussia, Bavaria and more with our guide to research in Germany’s historical regions.
5/1/2017
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.
4/28/2017
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.
4/19/2017
German genealogists will have a new tool at their disposal once LivingDNA's new German DNA Research Project is complete.
4/18/2017
To better research your German-speaking ancestors, learn these common terms auf Deutsch.
4/13/2017
Genealogy.net 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.
3/21/2017
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.
2/20/2017
Recent Blog Posts »
Recent Articles »


Free Genealogy Downloads

©  F+W All rights reserved.