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Emigrants & Emigration

German Emigrants in the USA (Uni Oldenburg) - Research Center
http://www.uni-oldenburg.de/nausa/nausae.htm
Emigration from Germany to America
http://wiki-en.genealogy.net/wiki/Index
German Emigrants Database
Deutsche Auswanderer-Datenbank
http://www.dad-recherche.de/hmb/index.html
German Immigration to America
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/immig/german.html
Emigration from Niedersachsen
Two Countries - One Origin (Zwei Laender Eine Herkunft)

http://www.hist.uni-hannover.de/projekte/amerika/eng/starteng.html
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
http://www.immigrantships.net/index.html
New York Immigrant Processing Centers
http://www.castlegarden.org/
and http://www.ellisisland.org/
New York Immigrant Processing Centers
http://germanroots.home.att.net/ellisisland
The German Americans; an ethnic experience - online book
http://www-lib.iupui.edu/kade/adams/toc.html
Foreign Immigrants in Illinois 1850
(Northern IL University - Illionis Periodicals Online)
http://www.lib.niu.edu/ipo/1998/iht519815.html
German Immigrants in Indianapolis, Indiana
Shaping the Circle, German-Americans in Indianapolis 1840-1918
http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/special/digproj/circle/home.html
German Immigrants in Missouri - exhibit at State Capitol through Dec 2009
http://www.mostateparks.com/resourcecenter/nr08/471.htm
MO - A Brief History of Germans in Missouri
http://www.mrshea.com/germusa/mochild.htm
German Ohioans - German immigrants in Ohio
http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=592

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Genealogy

Genealogy - German

German Genealogy Homepage - Niedersachsen
http://www.genealogienetz.de/reg/NSAC/nsac.html
Germany GenWeb Project
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wggerman/index.htm
Find your roots in Germany - links for researchers and travelers
http://www.roots-in-germany.de
Parish and civil records for Emsland
link to sources page on this website
Archives in Germany, Church Archives
http://home.bawue.de/~hanacek/info/earchive.htm#BB

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Genealogy - USA

Illinois Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Adams
, Calhoun, Clinton, Effingham, Greene, Jo Daviess, Shelby, St Clair, Washington

Indiana Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Adams
, Allen, Dubois, Franklin, Knox

Iowa Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Carroll, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, Lee, Marshall, Pottawattame, Scott

Kansas Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Ellis, Nemaha

Kentucky Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Campbell, Jefferson, Kenton

Minnesota Statewide Resources

County Resources:
McLeod, Scott, Stearns, Todd, Wabasha

Missouri Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Cole, Franklin, Miller, Osage, Pike, St Louis

Nebraska Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Cedar, Howard

Ohio Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Auglaize, Hamilton, Mercer, Putnam

Wisconsin Statewide Resources

County Resources:
Grant

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Maps

Google Earth - aerial views of entire planet
http://earth.google.com/
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
http://www.davidrumsey.com
Germany - Hannover, Map of Western portion in 1882
http://feefhs.org/maps/gerw/gw-hanov.html
Germany - Landkreis Emsland
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landkreis_Emsland
United States Digital Map Library
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/maps

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Searchable Online Databases (free)

IGI (International Genealogical Index) on LDS FamilySearch website
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/
frameset_search.asp?PAGE=igi/search_IGI.asp&clear_form=true
IL Statewide Death index 1916-1950
http://www.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html
IL Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900
http://www.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/marriage.html
IL, (Catholic) Diocese of Bellville records on FamilySearch (LDS) website
http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/
start.html?datestamp=1205086412890#p=0
MO death certificates and links to online MO death records
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates
http://www.deathindexes.com/missouri
MO Judicial Records
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/stlprobate/Default.asp
MO, St Louis Catholic Cemeteries database
http://www.stlcathcem.com/iSearch.aspx
OH death records on FamilySearch (LDS) website
http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/
start.html?datestamp=1205086412890#p=0
Social Security Index on RootsWeb
http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com
US censuses on FamilySearch (LDS) websites
1850, 1870, 1900

http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/
start.html?datestamp=1205086412890#p=0

1880
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/
frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp
US Government Land Sales
http://www.glorecords.blm.gov
WorldConnect databases on RootsWeb
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com

German & German-American Culture


German Christmas Traditions

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German-American Clubs and Societies

German Clubs in the USA
Deutsche Klubs in Amerika

http://mygermanclub.com/germanclubinfo.html
IN - German Heritage Society, Indiana
http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/kade/IGHS/home.htm
IN - The Jasper German Club
http://www.jaspergermanclub.org/
KY - German-American Club Gesangverein, Louisville
http://www.german-americanclub.com/
MO - St Louis - G-Sig (German Special Interest Group)
http://www.stlgs.org/sigGerman.htm
MO - German Clubs in Missouri
http://www.germancorner.com/yellowpages/clubs/missouri.html
MO, St Louis - German Cultural Center at U of MO
http://www.umsl.edu/services/cis/cishome/gcc_home.html
MO, St Louis - German Cultural Society
http://www.germanstl.org
OH - German Clubs in Ohio
http://www.spurensuchemidwest.org/wordocs/German Clubs in ohio.doc
and http://fogasorg.org/Germanclubs/Ohio.htm
NE - German Clubs in Nebraska
http://www.buckeyesolutions.com/Germanclubs/Nebraska.htm

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IN, Dubois County, Jasper - Strassenfest
http://www.jasperstrassenfest.org
IN, Fort Wayne - Germanfest
http://www.germanfest.org
KY, Covington - Main Strasse Village events
http://www.mainstrasse.org/
MO, Marthasville - Deutsch Country Days
http://deutschcountrydays.org/index.html
MO, St Louis - Soulard Oktoberfest
http://www.soulardoktoberfest.com/
OH, Cincinnati - Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/okt.aspx
OH, Columbus - Oktoberfest at German Village
http://www.germanvillage.org/oktoberfest/home.html

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German Food, Wine & Beer

German Food
http://www.travelsthroughgermany.com/website2/germanfood.htm
About German Cooking
http://www.sallys-place.com/food/ethnic_cusine/germany.htm
Deutsch Country Days Old German Cook Book
http://www.deutschcountrydays.org/skills.html#cookbook
Beer-makers in 19th century St Louis
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/beer.htm
German Wines
http://www.germanwineusa.org and
http://www.deutscheweine.de
Recipe - Apple Strudel
http://www.puffpastry.com/recipedetail.aspx?recipeID=23990 and
http://dessert.allrecipes.com/az/sypplStrdl.asp
Recipe - Black Forest Cake
http://www.romwell.com/books/cooking/BlackForest.htm
Recipe - Bratwurst Recipes
http://www.cooks.com/rec/search/0,1-0,bratwurst,FF.html
Recipe - German Chocolate Cake
http://www.myhomecooking.net/german-chocolate-cake/
German-Chocolate-Cake-Recipe.htm
Recipe - German Onion Pie (Zweibelkuchen)
http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~mjw/recipes/pie/savory/germ-onion-pie.html
Recipe - Sauerbraten
http://www.cooks.com/rec/search/0,1-00,sauerbraten,FF.html
Recipe - Warm Potato Salad
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/recipe_views/views/13094 and
http://www.recipelink.com/mf/31/3505

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German Language

Goethe Institut German Language Study Programs in Germany
http://www.goethe.de/ins/de/spr/enindex.htm
German Language Instruction in the MidWest - Sprensuche Website
http://www.spurensuchemidwest.org/languageschools.htm
Meetup (find a German-speaking group near you)
http://german.meetup.com
MN - German American Institute, German Language Classes in St Paul, MN
http://www.gai-mn.org/classes/
MO - German School Association, Greater St Louis
http://www.germanstl.org/germanschool/

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German Music

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German Travel

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Museums and Historical and Genealogical Societies

in Germany

Emsland, near Gross Hesepe - Moor Museum
http://www.moormuseum.de/

Emsland, near Hueven - Huevener Muehle
http://www.huevener-muehle.de/
Emsland, Lingen - Emslandmuseum Lingen
http://www.museum-lingen.de/
Emsland, near Soegel - Schloss Clemeswerth
http://www.clemenswerth.de/
Bremen - Deutsches Auswandererhaus
http://www.dah-bremerhaven.de/index_flash.html

Cloppenburg - Open-air Museum
http://www.niedersachsen-tourism.de/en/kunst-kultur/museen/
open-air-museum-cloppenburg/index.php

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in the USA

IA, Lee County - Old Fort Genealogical Society
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~oldfort/
IA, Marshall County - Central IA Genealogical Society
http://www.manorweb.com/cigs/cigs.html
IA - Scott County, German American Heritage Center
http://www.gahc.org/

IL - Clinton County Historical Society & Museum
http://www.clintonco.org/museum_county.htm

IL - Effingham County Genealogical and Historical Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ileffing/ECHSmemberapp.htm
IL - Greene County Genealogical and Historical Society
http://c-hawks.org/greenehistoricalsociety/
IL, St Clair County - Genealogical Society
http://www.compu-type.net/rengen/stclair/stchome.htm
IN - Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society
http://www.fwhistorycenter.com/
IN, Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana
http://www.acgsi.org/
IN, Dubois County, History - Genealogy
http://home.att.net/~Local_History/Dubois-Co-IN.htm#General
IN, Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohfcghs/
KS - Ellis County Historical Society Museum
http://www.elliscountyhistoricalmuseum.org/
KS, Nemaha County Genealogical Society
http://www.kansasheritage.org/seneca/gensoc.html
KY, Louisville (Jefferson County), Genealogical Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylgs/
MN Genealogical Society
http://mngs.org/
MO - Deutschheim State Historic Site and Museum, Herman MO
http://www.hermannmissouri.com/museums.htm
MO - Osage County Historical Society and Museum
http://www.osagecounty.org
MO, Pike County Genealogical Society
http://www.pcgenweb.com/pcgs/index.html
MO, St Louis, - St Louis Genealogical Society
http://www.stlgs.org
MO - Misouri History Museum - St Louis, MO, in Forest Park
http://www.slfp.com/ForestParkMHS.htm
http://www.mohistory.org
MO State Genealogical Association
http://mosga.missouri.org and on Bob Doer's webpage
http://www.rollanet.org/~bdoerr/MoSGA.htm

OH - German-American Citizens League of Greater Cincinnati
and Cincinnati, German Heritage Museum

http://www.gacl.org/index.shtml

OH, Hamilton County Genealogical Society
http://hcgsohio.org/
OH, Putnam County Genealogical Society
http://www.putnamgenealogy.com/

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emigrant entries - surnames beginning with:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
[surname index]


Comments or additional information concerning
emigrants listed on this website can be sent to Barbara Salibi.
Contact info is at the bottom of Home page.