Posts about finding and using resources for researching in Germany, Prussia, and Austria, and German genealogy organizations and social media.

29 May 2019

Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries

By |29 May 2019|Chicago Genealogy, German Genealogy, Hann, Obituaries, Translation|2 Comments

These Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries helped me break through my Austrian genealogy brick wall. Searching for an Austrian Birthplace Churchyard at the Ladis Catholic Church. Regular readers know how elusive Gottfried Hann, [...]

24 May 2019

Searching the U.S. Newspaper Directory

By |24 May 2019|German Genealogy, Newspapers, Research Tips, Search Strategies|0 Comments

Today's lets talk about searching the U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present. Chronicling America at the Library of Congress gets lots of good press from me and other genealogists. This resource provides access to digitized U.S. [...]