Best Websites – Meyers Gazetteer – An Interview with James Beidler

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In this episode, James Beidler highlights Meyers Gazetteer and how you can use it to better understand Germany’s boundary changes and how they might guide your German genealogy research.

Best Genealogy Websites: Meyer Gazetteer (00:57)

When it comes to doing genealogical research and finding the records of your ancestors, there are two very important things you need to know. The time frame you are looking in, and the location. This is particularly important in German research because Germany’s boundaries have changed many times over the centuries. The Meyers Gazetteer website is one of the best websites to help you maneuver the geography of Germany. Author and German genealogy expert James Beidler explains in this episode.

Resources Mentioned in This Interview:

Meyers Gazetteer

Track down your German ancestors’ hometown with Meyers Gazetteer, one of the most useful geographical resources.

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