German Genealogy

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More Americans trace their ancestry to the German-speaking part of Europe than any other heritage. Here's how to get into your Deutsch family history.
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Deutsch nicht sprechen? You're not alone. While many of us have German ancestors, few of us speak the same language as our forefathers. Check out this excerpt from Family Tree Magazine's German Genealogy Guide to help you understand the basics of the German language and learn about some common naming practices that can help in researching your Deutsch ancestors.
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This language translation chart will help you sort out the months in German genealogy records.
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Make your journey to the homeland of your Germanic ancestors
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Research your family across the pond by surfing these 57 European genealogy websites.
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Overcome five common research problems facing German genealogists.
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You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
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Descendants of a famous Cincinnati brewer discover their German roots—and each other.
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You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
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Find tips for mining the free International Genealogical Index for clues to your German ancestors' places of birth.
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