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

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”

Handout:

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

Vicki’s BLOG – https://statelinegenealogyclub.wordpress.com  (Tab – “Genealogy Links & Helps”)

Ancestry.com webinars – https://www.ancestry.com/academy/courses/recommended

Translations & Languages in Genealogy:

Google Translate https://translate.google.com/ – free app.

Duolingo.com https://www.duolingo.com/ – free app. “Learn a language for free.

Worldwide:

World Vital Records from MyHeritage.com https://myheritage.com/wvr-fl-redirect  $

Google International- table of search engines listed by country and region & if English translation: http://www.genealogyintime.com/articles/country-guide-to-google-search-engines-page3.html

www.newberry.org/online-catalog-redirect  – collections in Chicago IL.  Bohemian, Czech, Polish, etc.

Professional Genealogists Services $$ (Ancestry.com)   – http://www.progenealogists.com/

Family Tree Tours, Travel Back to Your Roots, Kathy Wurth German-speaking countries, etc. https://familytreetours.com/

RootsWeb Hosted Web Sites Index – https://home.rootsweb.com/sites/siteDirectory

WorldConnect Beta Program – GEDCOMs uploaded – search  or upload family tree – https://wc.rootsweb.com/

Pinterest.com – maps, surnames, genealogy forms, etc. https://www.pinterest.com/

Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Library catalog – Utah collection, online, and @ Family History Centers: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog

 https://familyhistorydaily.com/free-genealogy-resources/european-ancestry-free-genealogy-sites/

Commonwealth War Graves/ Memorials – WW1 & WWII (154 countries) –  https://www.cwgc.org/

Global Home for Jewish Genealogy – https://www.jewishgen.org/

Castle Garden (Immigration Center 1820 – 1913)  http://www.castlegarden.org/searcher.php

Ellis Island (Immigration Center 1892-1924)  https://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/passenger

Passenger Lists, several countries – https://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-list.jsp?cat=GP44

Immigrant Origins – http://genealogy.com/uni-immi.html

One-Step WebPages by Stephen P. Morse   https://www.stevemorse.org/

FamilySearch.org  – Research Wikis  –  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Main_Page – links for birth, marriage, death, church, immigration, military, probate; biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, maps, native races, naturalizations, newspapers, & obituaries. https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Online_Genealogy_Records_by_Location

RootsWeb.comhttp://home.rootsweb.ancestry.com/Oldest & largest free award-winning Internet Genealogical community.  Searchable database.  Submit Your Family Tree free to WorldConnect Project.

Ancestry.com https://www.ancestry.com

My Heritage https://www.myheritage.com/  (database algorithms especially good for Slavic countries.)

Europe:

Other Useful Links – https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Category:Europe

European archival material & institutions – https://www.archivesportaleurope.net/web/guest;jsessionid=7395957D15C32A0D8219D0204A3BE9DB

Europe by countries –  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Europe

Most common surnames: https://jakubmarian.com/most-common-surnames-by-country-in-europe/

England:

Find My Past – “https://www.findmypast.com” – $ 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.  https://www.gov.uk/research-family-history

National Archives -United Kingdom – www.nationalarchives.gov.uk – census returns, wills, military records, etc

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/Registeringlifeevents/index.htm
– births, marriages, deaths, adoptions & civil partnerships records.

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a – 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:

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Ireland_Genealogy

National Library of Ireland NLI – https://www.nli.ie/en/family-history-links.aspx

Irish Cultural & heritage Center, Milwaukee, WI – Irish Immigration Library www.igswonline.com

Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland & Northern Ireland digitized Microfilm at the NLI –  https://registers.nli.ie/

Other Ireland religious denominations records – https://www.nli.ie/en/family-history-links.aspx

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: https://www.ireland.anglican.org/cmsfiles/pdf/AboutUs/library/registers/ParishRegisters/PARISHREGISTERS.pdf

National Archives of Ireland – http://www.nationalarchives.ie/

Public Records Office of Northern Ireland – https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/proni     https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/ordering-life-event-certificates

Office of the Registrar – General, Dublin –http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/General-Register-Office.aspx/Pages/VariationRoot.aspx– order birth, adoption, death, marriage or civil partnership certificates

Germany:

http://www.genealogienetz.de/genealogy.html

German and American Sources for German Emigration to America http://www.genealogienetz.de/misc/emig/emigrati.html

http://wiki- de.genealogy.net/Hauptseite

http://germanroots.com/ei.html  

Baden-Wuerttemberg area –   http://www.auswanderer-bw.de/auswanderer/

Germans to America – Passenger Lists:

1850 – 1897 – https://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-description.jsp?s=4432&cat=GP44&bc=,sl&col=1002

http://www.germanimmigrants1850s.com/  http://ww1.germanimmigrants1850s.com/?sub1=4693d2fa-df70-11e8-9c02-c5724761d48c

http://www.germanimmigrants1860s.com/    http://ww25.germanimmigrants1860s.com/

http://www.germanimmigrants1880s.com/  http://iyfnzgb.com/?pid=9PO1H9V71&dn=germanimmigrants1880s.com

Germany / Deutschland Immigration, Emigration & Migration – several sites https://www.cyndislist.com/germany/immigration/?page=1

German Parish records – http://www.kirchenbuchportal.de/inhalt.htm   https://www.archion.de/

German lineage books online – http://www.online-ofb.de/

 

Germany GenWeb –  http://rootsweb.com/~wggerman

Germanic Genealogy Society – https://ggsmn.org/

Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach – Astrid Adler website:   www.tiefenort-emigrants.de

Max Kade Institute for German- American Studies, UW, Madison – https://mki.wisc.edu/about

German translator/ genealogy researcher Amy Koppe – amy@tintenflecken.com ;  www.tintenflecken.com

Scandinavian Countries:

Denmark’s archives: https://www.sa.dk/en/genealogy/?et_mid=772402&rid=250619605   

Norwegian archives from 1867.  Digital Archive of Norway – http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebFront.exe?slag=vis&tekst=meldingar&spraak=e&et_mid=772402&rid=250619605

National Archives of Norway – https://media.digitalarkivet.no/en/

Scandinavian, etc. Passenger lists – (NARA) National Archives & Records Administration – https://www.archives.gov/?et_mid=772402&rid=250619605     

Canadian passenger lists 1865 – 1922 – Library and Archives of Canada –  http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/immigration-records/passenger-lists/passenger-lists-1865-1922/Pages/introduction.aspx?et_mid=772402&rid=250619605

Finland Passport Records & passenger lists – Institute of Migrationhttp://www.migrationinstitute.fi/en/publication/how-trace-your-roots-finland?et_mid=772402&rid=250619605

MyHeritage.com Nordic Censuses Summaries – Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland – https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-1700/nordic-census?sac=1

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Scandinavia

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:

    > statelinegenealogyclub@yahoo.com – 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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