The German Genealogy Records Series

Here are three articles from this blog that may be helpful for finding German genealogy records for Americans who have German ancestors...

Here's a useful starting place if you don't know the name of the village or town your German ancestor came from:
Tips for Finding Your German Immigrant Ancestor's Hometown in Germany

Once you know the name of the village in Germany then you might find this article helpful:
Tips for Finding German Genealogy Records for Your German-American Ancestor

And here's an example of how some German church records were obtained where the LDS Family History Library didn't have microfilm for that particular parish:
How I Found Some Genealogy Records for My German Ancestors

For more tips for doing German genealogy research see:
German Roots - Genealogy Information for Americans of German Descent

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