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US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

14 Jan 2017

Finding German Place Names at

By |14 Jan 2017|German Genealogy, Maps|2 Comments

Try finding German place names at, which provides maps and translations. Using the essential Meyers Orts German gazetteer just got easier. is a new site for searching the indispensable Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen [...]

26 May 2021

Correcting Places in Ancestry German Databases

By |26 May 2021|Genealogy, German Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy|2 Comments

Here's a tip about correcting places in Ancestry German databases. Some of Ancestry's German records show Evangelisch as a place name in search results. Don't add this as a place name in your tree! [...]

26 Jun 2017

Place Research Tool for Genealogy Research

By |26 Jun 2017|Databases, Maps, Research Tips|2 Comments

Place Research Tool for genealogy research is the new way to search the huge database of geographical information at FamilySearch. Place Research Tool helps you find standardized information for place names with links to GPS-generated maps, variant [...]

10 Mar 2021

Old Schlesien Photos at Wratislaviae Amici Portal

By |10 Mar 2021|Digital Collections, Prussian Genealogy, Research Tips|0 Comments

Find Old Schlesien Photos at Wratislaviae Amici Portal.  The Wratislaviae Amici portal features nearly one million photographs, maps, headstones, advertisements, and articles about Breslau (now Wrocław) and Schlesien (Lower Silesia). More than 28,000 users are registered [...]

8 Mar 2021
  • Researching Ancestral Locations in Prussia is available 10 Mar 2021 at Legacy Family Tree webinars find Prussian genealogy records