Saturday, May 17, 2014

New German Genealogy Guide

Author James Beidler has published a new German genealogy guide. From The Family Tree site, :

"In this book, you’ll learn how to:
Retrace your German immigrant ancestors’ voyage from Europe to America
Pinpoint the precise place in Europe your ancestors came from
Uncover birth, marriage, death, church, census, court, military, and other records documenting your ancestors’ lives
Access German records of your family from your own hometown
Decipher German-language records, including unfamiliar German script
Understand German names and naming patterns that offer research clues

You’ll also find maps, timelines, sample records and resource lists throughout the book for quick and easy reference. Whether you’re just beginning your family tree or a longtime genealogy researcher, the Family Tree German Genealogy Guide will help you conquer the unique challenges of German research and uncover your ancestors’ stories."

If you are starting to research your German ancestors, this beginning guide will help get you off on the right track!

Debra A. Hoffman, "New German Genealogy Guide," Ancestral Leaves, posted 17 May 2014 ( : viewed [date]). [Please feel free to link to the specific post if you prefer.]

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