Trace Your German Roots Online


Publisher: F+W US

Publication Date: October 01, 2016

ISBN: 9781440345180

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 10-15 Days

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Unlock answers about your German ancestors without leaving home. This guidebook shows how to use online resources to extend your German family tree. 'The German Genealogy Online Sourcebook' shows researchers how to explore their Germanic heritage from the comfort of their computer. The book highlights important German genealogy resources on popular genealogy websites, including and, as well as lesser-known German sites. Readers will learn how to use each site to its fullest potential for German genealogy, including how to get around language barriers. Additionally, readers will learn the best websites to consult to answer key German genealogy questions, from unpuzzling place names to locating living relatives in the old country. SELLING POINTS: This book, focusing specifically on online research tools for German genealogy, is a companion and follow-up to the strong-selling Family Tree German Genealogy Guide--pairing two of genealogy's hottest topics. Features step-by-step guides to accessing online resources, from the massively popular and to lesser-known niche sites useful to German researchers. More than 50 million Americans have German ancestry (making it the largest single European ethnic group), and the availability of online genealogy resources to serve that market is increasing. 75 b/w images