Vicki Hahn Presentation today – GIG) German Interest Group, Janesville WI


Vicki Hahn Presentation today:

Monday, August 5, 2019 at 7 p.m. –

(at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2921 Mount Zion Avenue, Janesville WI –

“Research Your Overseas Ancestors Without Going ‘Across the Pond”


Researching Your Overseas Ancestors – Handout – Countries Links, by Vicki Ruthe Hahn  7Aug2019

Vicki’s BLOG –  (Tab – “Genealogy Links & Helps”) webinars –

Translations & Languages in Genealogy:

Google Translate – free app. – free app. “Learn a language for free.


World Vital Records from  $

Google International- table of search engines listed by country and region & if English translation:  – collections in Chicago IL.  Bohemian, Czech, Polish, etc.

Professional Genealogists Services $$ (   –

Family Tree Tours, Travel Back to Your Roots, Kathy Wurth German-speaking countries, etc.

RootsWeb Hosted Web Sites Index –

WorldConnect Beta Program – GEDCOMs uploaded – search  or upload family tree – – maps, surnames, genealogy forms, etc.

Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Library catalog – Utah collection, online, and @ Family History Centers:

Commonwealth War Graves/ Memorials – WW1 & WWII (154 countries) –

Global Home for Jewish Genealogy –

Castle Garden (Immigration Center 1820 – 1913)

Ellis Island (Immigration Center 1892-1924)

Passenger Lists, several countries –

Immigrant Origins –

One-Step WebPages by Stephen P. Morse  – Research Wikis  – – links for birth, marriage, death, church, immigration, military, probate; biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, maps, native races, naturalizations, newspapers, & obituaries.

RootsWeb.com & largest free award-winning Internet Genealogical community.  Searchable database.  Submit Your Family Tree free to WorldConnect Project.

My Heritage  (database algorithms especially good for Slavic countries.)


Other Useful Links –

European archival material & institutions –;jsessionid=7395957D15C32A0D8219D0204A3BE9DB

Europe by countries –

Most common surnames:


Find My Past – “” – $ England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Canada, Australia, US

General Register Office (GRO) – Order certificates registered in England and Wales from July 1837 on; Look at parish records to trace back further.

National Archives -United Kingdom – – census returns, wills, military records, etc
– births, marriages, deaths, adoptions & civil partnerships records. – catalogues of archives in England & Wales dating from the 900s to now.

Ireland :

Five Basic Sources – will get you back 200 yrs. Most Irish people only able to go that far: Census Returns, Civil Registration, Parish Registers, Primary Valuation of Tenements, Tithe Composition & Applotment Books:

National Library of Ireland NLI –

Irish Cultural & heritage Center, Milwaukee, WI – Irish Immigration Library

Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland & Northern Ireland digitized Microfilm at the NLI –

Other Ireland religious denominations records –

Anglican Church – Church of Ireland Parish Registers – records at (RCB) the Library of the Church of Ireland; Or in churches – (Griffith’s list) shows dates for each parish, if records survive & where:

National Archives of Ireland –

Public Records Office of Northern Ireland –

Office of the Registrar – General, Dublin –– order birth, adoption, death, marriage or civil partnership certificates


German and American Sources for German Emigration to America


Baden-Wuerttemberg area –

Germans to America – Passenger Lists:

1850 – 1897 –,sl&col=1002

Germany / Deutschland Immigration, Emigration & Migration – several sites

German Parish records –

German lineage books online –


Germany GenWeb –

Germanic Genealogy Society –

Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach – Astrid Adler website:

Max Kade Institute for German- American Studies, UW, Madison –

German translator/ genealogy researcher Amy Koppe – ;

Scandinavian Countries:

Denmark’s archives:   

Norwegian archives from 1867.  Digital Archive of Norway –

National Archives of Norway –

Scandinavian, etc. Passenger lists – (NARA) National Archives & Records Administration –     

Canadian passenger lists 1865 – 1922 – Library and Archives of Canada –

Finland Passport Records & passenger lists – Institute of Migration Nordic Censuses Summaries – Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland –

Scandinavian Patronymic surnames:

2 thoughts on “Vicki Hahn Presentation today – GIG) German Interest Group, Janesville WI”

  1. Hi Vicki I probably need a few days notice whenever possible. Much Love.

    On Aug 5, 2019 5:09 PM, “statelinegenealogyclub” wrote:

    > – Vicki RUTHE HAHN posted: “5Aug2019 > Vicki Hahn Presentation today: Monday, August 5, 2019 at 7 p.m. – (, at St. > Mark Lutheran Church, 2921 Mount Zion Avenue, Janesville WI > > – “Research Your Overseas Ancestors Without Going ‘Across the Pond”” >


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