palatines to america
german genealogy society


Membership in National Organization and ONE State Chapter. 
Your membership allows you to join one state chapter as part of the National dues. Membership in other chapters is available for additional fees. 

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Opportunity to submit and access Immigrant Ancestor forms and Ancestor Pedigree Charts. The Immigrant Ancestor Register (IAR) is compilation of German heritage ancestors submitted by our members. This information is maintained in order to share genealogical research and to establish a record for future reference.

Escorted Trips to the FamilySearch Library in Salt Lake City
A week of Intensive Research
Led by Well-Known Genealogists
Research Assistance Available
Hotel within walking distance of the Library

Palatine Patter Newsletter.

This is our quarterly newsletter for members. Member queries are a regular feature and in addition there is news of national and chapter seminars and special events.

German Life Magazine Reduced Subscription Rate. Members receive a discount on this publication that has interesting articles about travel, culture, history, food, language and genealogy related to Germany, Austria, Switzerland and German America.

Member Rates to National Conference and Chapter Seminars. Most of our meetings, both in person and virtual, will offer reduced registration fees to members.

Quality Lectures
Excellent Speakers
Entertaining Special Programs
Personal Participation
Research and Sharing
Educational Opportunity
Meeting New Genealogy Friends

Opportunity to Volunteer
Help shape the direction of PalAm for the future.

The Palatine Immigrant Scholarly Journal. 
This is our professional journal, a scholarly quarterly publication for further interest in and study of the emigration of Palatines and other German-speaking people to North America. The Immigrant also contains abstracts of our members' submissions to the Immigrant Ancestor Register.

Kocherthal Circle and DeGraffenried Circle. Members who meet the requirements can apply to join these two lineage groups within the national organization.

Members Only Website. Access to this restricted area of the website provides databases and research information not available to the public, including downloadable issues of the Palatine Patter newsletter. 


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