Wir sehen uns im Herbst wieder.
 
Southwest Florida Germanic Genealogy Society, Inc.
Providing fellowship, education and support
in your German ancestry research! 
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Summer "TO DO" List
  • Begin research on a family not yet researched.
  • Travel to research hometown to visit the courthouse and cemeteries.
  • Learn German history. Start to learn how to read German script.
  • Check your "facts."  Be sure they're all documented properly. 
  • Reorganize your files so you can find anything you want within 3 minutes.
  • Attend the International German Genealogy Partnership Conference in Minneapolis in July.
  • Start to write your “Family Book."
 
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Websites to help in your research
 
BLACK FOREST RESEARCH:  Lots to offer, including the addresses of archives in cities and villages in the Black Forest.  http://www.websters.net/blackforest/
 
GERMAN CHURCH RECORDS:   Offers help with using church records, helpful points on German grammar and writing, symbols/abbreviations/word meanings found within church records, and what the records contain.  http://narafriends-pittsfield.org/gechurch.htm 
 
GERMAN IMMIGRATION The Germanic Immigration Records : 1850 - 1859.  Website contains an extensive searchable database of records on 461,811 passengers who arrived at the United States between 1850 through 1859 and identified their country of origin or nationality as German or Germanic. There are records of passengers arriving at the following ports: Baltimore, Boston, New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia; however most of the records are for passengers arriving at the Port of New Yorkhttp://www.germanimmigrants1850s.com/index.ph
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We're Proud Members

 
International German Genealogy Partnership
Florida State Genealogical Society
Federation of Genealogical Societies
National Genealogical Society
2016 Family History Conference Volunteer Award
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




General Meeting
September 9, 2017 Program: Overview of the IGGP Conference programs by members who attended

International Germanic Genealogy Conference
July 28-30, 2017 Minneapolis, Minnesota Click on the image for more information.

2018 SWFLGG Seminar
"Bringing Back Our Past: A 10th Anniversary Celebration" - February 16, 2018 - Featuring Baerbel Johnson as our speaker!

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