Palatines to America German Genealogy Society

Palatines to America National German Genealogy Society
Researching German Speaking Ancestors


Germany, Austria, Alsace, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Poland
Russia, Denmark, Netherlands

Beginning "How-To" Genealogy


Cyndi's List

A free site. The largest available site of indexed family history Internet sites in the world.

Ancestry.com

Basically a pay site, but genealogy instuction, forms and other information are free.

Rootsweb

The oldest and largest free genealogy site. Good instruction under Guide to Tracing your Family Tree.

Genealogy Learning Center

Basically a pay site, but their Learning Center is free.

Olive Tree

A free site with lots of how-to committed to making records available.

Access Genealogy

A free site with lots of help and free records.



Beginning German Genealogy


German Genealogy Research Outline

An outline for beginners to intermediate researchers, showing the basic steps to developing a German genealogy research project.

German GenWeb

Free site with German genealogy materials.

Index to German Genealogy Online

Oversite index for resources for German genealogy on the Internet.

German Research Outline

Free German Research Outline. Great explanations from history to parishes to genealogical societies.

Internet Sources for German Genealogy

German genealogy resources.

German Genealogy Internet Portal

Available in English or German

German Gothic Script

Info and history about German records in gothic script.



Census Records


Census Records Online

Free census index, option to pay.



German History


German History

Links to specific periods in German History.

Palatine Migration

Palatine migration information for beginners.

Deutsche Auswanderer USA

English language available



German Language


German Word List for Genealogists

Genealogical German word list of commonly used words / terms.

Latin Word List for Genealogists

Genealogical Latin word list, particularly helpful in Catholic recods

German Word Translation Online

Type in specific German words for translation.

English to German Sentence Translation

Type sentence in English will translate to German.

The Leo Dictionary

Has apps for Android devices



German Embassy, Washington, DC


German Embassy

German Embassy, Washington D.C. German genealogical societies, magazines, Internet sources and databases and publications.

German Information Center USA

The German Information Center USA is dedicated to fulfilling the public diplomacy mission of the German Embassy by offering Americana a window on modern Germany.



Ships & Passenger Lists


Palatine German Genealogy & Ship Lists

Palatine German genealogy and ship passenger lists.



Commercial Sites


Don Heinrich Tolzmann

Historian and lecturer on topics relating to German immigration, settlement and influences in America.

Henry Z Hank Jones, Jr

Hank Jones, Jr, professional genealogist, lecturer, writer, fellow of the American Society of Genealogists. Best known for his extensive work with Palatine genealogy.

Genealogy Unlimited

Maps of Germany, Poland and more

Picton Press

Genealogy & historical publishing

Masthof Bookstore, Mennonite Family History, Tours

Bookstore, press, European Tours, Mennonite Family History

Family Tree Tours

Travel back to your Roots. Specialists in German heritage trips: small groups, private guided tours or independent travel.

German Heritage Tours

Historical tours of German heritage sites.

Little Miami Publishing Company

Publisher of books on genealogy and history.



Genealogy Software


The Master Genealogist

The Master Genealogist is a standard in family history software for use by novices and professional researchers.

Genealogy Software for the Mac

Reunion 9

Genealogy Software Information

Software information on Ancestry.com



Family Associations


APGAR Family Association, Inc.

The Apgar Family Tree