A German Genealogy Library is maintained in the Augsburg Stube, located off the Rathskeller of the Dayton Liederkranz-Turner. Members are welcome to use and check out books for personal use. Instructions for Library loan are on the table next to the books. Please click on the link below to access the list of books available for loan.
Next Presentation Details
Add to your knowledge of genealogy and learn from some exciting speakers at the following meetings and presentations:
Saturday September 27, at 1:30 in the Liederkranz Ratskeller, Amie Tennant, of the Piqua Historical Society presents, "Finding Immigrant Ancestors Using American Records".
Saturday, October 25, the German Genealogy Group will hold a "Work/Share Session". Please bring all the Ancestor information you have and your portable computer. We will have mentors to assist with German language, German Script, computer websites, etc. Let me know if you will be attending so that we have the correct personnel to assist you.
Finishing our fall session will be Kenny Burck of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, an engaging speaker, genealogist and President of the Hamilton County Genealogy Society. He will inform us about "Some German Speaking Genealogy Resources" on Saturday, November 22, at 1:30 in our Ratskeller.
October is German Heritage Month. Many programs are sponsored by libraries, and genealogy society's and German organizations in the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Area. Especially important is the offering by Kenny Burck and Deb Cyprch, "Reading Old German Script in Genealogical Records" on the three Mondays and one Tuesday of October. Contact Kenny Burck at 513-260-0238 for information about these very helpful programs
The following is a list of websites that might help you in your Genealogy Research:
Discover German Originality
Family Search - Where Generations Meet
Connecting the World One GEDCOM at a Time
A List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
One Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse
America's First Immigration Center
Christoph Stoepel's Homepage (This website is in German)
Maps for German Genealogy
Interlink Bookshop and Genealogical Services
Genealogy Unlimited - Map Resource
Atlas des Deutschen Reichs (This website is in German)
Searching for Genealogical Records - includes many links to help with your search.
Many sources for the formerly German areas of Poland.