Germanic Special Interest Group Links
Here are some of the links mentioned in our Germanic SIG meetings
FamilySearch.org is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the primary benefactor for FamilySearch services.
Pedigree Resource File
International Genealogical Index (IGI)
GEOGEN Surname Mapping
Geogen is the short form for "geographical genealogy" which means location based ancester research. On this website, you can create maps which show the distribution of surnames in Germany and Austria. Significant concentrations can point to a local root of the family or of the family name.
Rootsweb is a free genealogy website that contains a wide variety of resources.
The link to the WorldConnect Project is located in the left column. WorldConnect is a collection of family trees. It is free to search and free for you to post your trees.
deutschen Genealogieserver - German Geneaology
In the past, this site was known as www.genealogy.net. It contains a very extensive collection of databases, information, and links to help research Germanic genealogy.
The WorldGenWeb Project
The WorldGenWeb Project is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access.
Germany GenWeb Project
The USGenWeb Project
links to genealogy resources. The 193 categories are easy to browse. Cyndis List
The Germany / Deutschland Category has 993 links as of February 2013.
German names in the telephone book today
- This is the homepage of Thomas A. Pick- Rheinland
Homepage for Eifel Birth and Marriage Data
- The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.
Soldiers and Sailors Database
Mailing Lists, Newsgroups, and Message Boards:
Rootsweb mailing lists and message boards are categorized by name, location, or other topic. Click on the "mailing list" or the "message boards" button near the top of the page.
The languages used in these groups vary.
Germanic Mailing Lists
Cyndi's List - Germany/Deutschland - Mailing Lists, Newsgroups & Chat
As of February 2013, this page has 141 links.
More Helpful Sites:
links to genealogy resources Cyndis List
information Family Search
- surnames, S.S. death
index, etc. Rootsweb
- Genealogy Newsletter Eastmans
- Daily genealogy
column - tips, advice, how to get started, etc. DearMyrtle
- Office of Cultural and Historical Programs Florida Department of State
- There are listings for all US States
on this website. Florida Death
Records Indexes & Obituaries
Florida GenWeb Project
Florida State Genealogy Society - FSGS
National Genealogical Society
Federation of Genealogical Societies
Florida State Society of the DAR