German Genealogy

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If you research your German immigrant ancestors by these numbers, you'll find that it adds up to enriched German genealogy.
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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.
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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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The Generations Network makes its first foreign-language site a German one.
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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.
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Discover 32 top websites to retrace your ethnic and immigrant ancestry to all corners of the earth.
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If you've got German ancestors, you've got company.
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The Third Reich's genealogy directive produced these all-but-forgotten — until now — documents naming millions of German ancestors.
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