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german records

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Diane Report 8 Sep 2019 18:51


Does anyone know of any german sites which would come in handy with ancestors please?


ErikaH Report 8 Sep 2019 19:19

Other than family search, I would suggest that you try googling


greyghost Report 8 Sep 2019 20:44

You could have a look at Cyndi's list


Diane Report 9 Sep 2019 14:06


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 10 Sep 2019 15:03

There is a German site on Facebook

I joined it and with the record of a son born in Bradford Yorkshire I was given info on my grandads family and his name before he anglicised it

For years I only had the 1889 birth and 1899 and 1901 census for his family and his marriage to gran and his death at sea in 1911

I didn’t know his birth name was different from the name he adopted when the family tried to anglicise their names
His parents kept their German surname but played around with what they called the boys on the census