German research conference deadline and WWI enemy alien registrations

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 1 is the final registration day for the 2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference. You may register any time Saturday before registration is closed at midnight. Join 650+ fellow German genealogists in Minneapolis on July 28, 29 and 30, 2017! Choose from over 70 presentations! Watch these special greetings from Dirk Weissleder in […]

Feb 1 Registration for Inaugural International Germanic Genealogy Conference

I hope you already have July 28-30, 2017 marked on your calendar for the inaugural conference of the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP). It will be held in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota (Minneapolis area). The first-ever International Germanic Genealogy Conference has already created quite a buzz. The host hotel where the class sessions will be held […]

International German Genealogy Partnership is new name for a global organization

A new name to more accurately reflect what this organization is doing now and in the future! The press release on the new name: International German Genealogy Partnership is new name of young organization, reflects growing global participation MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—International German Genealogy Partnership is the new name adopted by members of a new and rapidly […]

New book for German researchers: Hanover Military Records Guide!

I received this press release today. Sounds like a MUST HAVE if you have Hanover ancestral roots! Lind Street Research Publishes a New Guide for finding German Military Records for the former Kingdom of Hanover INVERNESS, ILLINOIS, August 1, 2014 – Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, Certified GenealogistSM and German research expert, is proud to announce the […]

WWII babies fathered by German soldiers in occupied Europe

Today’s Washington Post carries a sobering story about a search for identity by children whose fathers have turned out to be German soldiers. As the Post says “Historians estimate that more than 800,000 children were born to German soldiers enforcing the four-year Nazi occupation of Europe, about 200,000 in France alone.” For one of the […]

Have Ancestors in the Southwest Germanic Areas?

From the GGS E-Connect, Newsletter of the Minnesota based Germanic Genealogy Society (GGS) Sunday, October 26 Southwest Germanic Regional Workshop Covering the areas of Alsace-Lorraine, Baden-Wùrttemberg, Hesse, Luxembourg, Palatinate (Pfalz) Rhineland, Saar, Switzerland. Place: Concordia University Library Technology Center Near the corner of Hamline Ave. and Concordia Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota Room 214 (above the […]