Databases and Internet Sites
Bremen (Germany) - New York Passenger Lists - Search the
Bremen Chamber of Commerce's database of passenger lists
1920-1939, of over 120,000 passengers.
- The Czechoslovak Genealogical
Society International (CGSI). The society promotes
Czechoslovak genealogical research and interest among people
with ancestry in the Czechoslovak region as it was in 1918,
including families of Czech, Bohemian, Moravian, Slovak, German,
Hungarian, Jewish, Rusyn, and Silesian origin.
Deutsche Verwaltungsgeschichte von der Reichseinigung 1871 bis
zur Wiedervereinigung 1990 von Dr. Michael Rademacher M.A.
German history 1871-1990.
Deutsches biographisches Archiv 1871-1990. Michael
Dr. Rademachers deutsch-österreichisches Ortsbuch 1871-1990.
Information about German and Austrian towns from 1871-1990.
- Find Your Roots in
Germany. Web site of Research and Travel, Germany.
Compilation of resources and tools for emigration and historical
biographical research in Germany. Many links to a variety of
regional and local databases
Free Databases - Germany. From freesurnamesearch.com. This
site is a listing of links to other free databases for Germany.
Genealogy.net, the German genealogy Internet portal.
Genealogy Resources of the Max Kade Institute. Web-based
resources and links, articles, resources, discussion, timeline,
important issues of the German-American migration experience,
links to academic institutions.
- German GenWeb
German-Bohemian Immigrant Surname Database
German Place Database - with Parish and Civil Registry
German Research Links.
Resources. Detailed listings of local databases. Regional
emigrant lists and databases.
Germans-from-Russia to US & Canadian Ports - a database that
allows you to search by ship or passenger name, port of arrival,
town/country of origin.
Hamburg Emigration Lists - a database of personal data of 5
million people (Russian, German, Jewish, Austrian) who emigrated
via Hamburg, Germany from 1850 to 1934; 80% of whom were
traveling to the United States.
- The Immigrant Ancestors
Project, sponsored by the Center for Family History and
Genealogy at Brigham Young University, uses emigration registers
to locate information about the birthplaces of immigrants in
their native countries, which is not found in the port registers
and naturalization documents in the destination countries.
Volunteers working with scholars and researchers at Brigham
Young University are creating a database of millions of
immigrants based on these emigration registers
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild - Over 3,800 ships
passenger lists have been transcribed, passenger and crew names
and ship name, departure point etc from all lists can be
Länder des Deutschen Reichs 1871-1945. German states,
1871-1945. Michael Rademacher.
Odessa - a German-Russian Genealogical Library - Search an
extensive database (over 240 megabytes) of documents relating to
the emigration of Germans from Russia including US census
records 1795-1814, Bessarabian records, German-Russians interred
in US cemeteries, St Petersburg archives, village histories and
Organisation der Kirchen in Deutschland 1871-1945.
Churches in Germany, 1871-1945.
- Palatines to America.
German Genealogy Society. Palatines to America (Pal Am) is a
German genealogy society dedicated to the study of ancestors
from all German speaking lands. The society takes its name from
the fact that some of the earliest German-speaking immigrants to
the American colonies came from a region in present-day Germany
known as the Palatinate (Pfälz) and were called Palatines (Pfälzers).
The founding members of Pal Am all had ancestors from this area
Starke Genealogy Index of German Nobility
- World GenWeb