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16 Oct 2013

Research

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Genealogy Research Services When is a professional genealogist right for you and your family? Do you lack the time necessary to build a family tree? Or have you encountered a stumbling block in your [...]

12 Jun 2011

Researching Your Chicago Ancestors From Afar

By |12 Jun 2011|Chicago Genealogy, Genealogy, German Genealogy, Norwegian Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy, Scottish Genealogy, Swedish Genealogy|0 Comments

Researching Your Chicago Ancestors from Afar is today's post. I've presented at Jamboree and other conferences on Chicago research, so I decided to gather the links to the Chicago genealogy research resources I've compiled [...]

24 Mar 2011

Chicago Genealogy: German-American Archives

By |24 Mar 2011|Archives, Chicago Genealogy, German Genealogy|1 Comment

Chicago Genealogy: German-American Archives contains links to resources for German-American ancestors in Chicago. For links to other Chicago German-American resources, click here. For links to all other Chicago resources, click here. [...]

23 Mar 2011

Chicago Genealogy: German-American Church Records and Cemeteries

By |23 Mar 2011|Cemetery Records, Chicago Genealogy, Church Records, German Genealogy|1 Comment

Chicago Genealogy: German-American Church Records and Cemeteries For a list of other posts on Chicago German-American genealogy resources, click here. For links to other Chicago resources, click here. 1. Major Christian German-American Denominations Your research [...]

22 Mar 2011

Chicago Genealogy: Chicago German-Language Newspapers

By |22 Mar 2011|Chicago Genealogy, Genealogy, German Genealogy, Newspapers|0 Comments

Chicago Genealogy: Chicago German-Language Newspapers are an invaluable source for German genealogical research in Chicago. Gottfried Hann's obituary I've been working on the list of research resources for finding German ancestors in [...]

22 Feb 2011

SparkCharts German Vocabulary: Tuesday’s Tip

By |22 Feb 2011|German Genealogy, Translation|0 Comments

SparkCharts German Vocabulary sheet is my new favorite German language resource, available at Amazon.com. SparkCharts also has German verbs and German grammar sheets, as well as French and Spanish version, if you need help with [...]

10 Sep 2010

Old German Professions Occupations and Illnesses

By |10 Sep 2010|German Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy|6 Comments

Old German Professions Occupations and Illnesses is a RootsWeb resource that comes in handy as when translating parish records. My own dear husband found for me in about six seconds of Google searching and it's [...]

28 Apr 2016

Visiting Prussia for the Time-Traveling Genealogy Blog Party

By |28 Apr 2016|Genealogy Blog Party, Kirschstein, Prussian Genealogy|10 Comments

Visiting Prussia for the Time-Traveling Genealogy Blog Party is my entry in the latest blog party. Courtesy of Elizabeth O'Neal, here's this party's theme. You and The Doctor (of Doctor Who fame [who of course is [...]

7 Jul 2019

Mapping Newspapers at Chronicling America

By |7 Jul 2019|Databases, Newspapers, Search Strategies|5 Comments

Interested in mapping newspapers in Chronicling America collection? An interactive data visualization project at Stanford maps locations of historic newspapers in the Chronicling America collection. How cool is that? The International German Genealogy Conference [...]

1 May 2019

Finding More in U.S. City Directories

By |1 May 2019|Primary Sources, Sassy Jane Genealogy Newsletter, Search Strategies|4 Comments

Interested in finding more in U.S. city directories? It can pay off handsomely with these tips. Because they are usually arranged alphabetically, U.S. city directories are a snap for finding relatives and ancestors. The [...]

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