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The Family tree German genealogy guide : how to trace your germanic ancestry in Europe /

Follow your family tree back to its roots in Bavaria, Prussia, Württemberg and beyond! Beidler walks you through the exciting journey of researching your Germany heritage, whether your ancestors came from lands now in modern-day Germany or other German-speaking areas of Europe. Full description

Main Author: Beidler, James M. 1960-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, 2014
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Contents: Introduction -- Linking your family tree to German-speaking nations. Your German-speaking heritage ; Identifying the German-speaking immigrant ; Pinpointing the place of origin ; The history of germanic lands -- Getting to know the old country. Understanding Germany's geography ; Language, surnames, given names -- Tracing your family in German-speaking nations. Civil registration in Germany ; German church records ; German census and court records ; German military records ; Printed records ; German-speaking peoples outside of Germany -- Advanced sources and strategies. Putting it all together ; What to do when you get stuck.
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Oshkosh Adult New Nonfiction 929.343 B422f Due: 10/17/2014