Here are some of the links mentioned in our Germanic SIG meetings
FamilySearch.org is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the primary benefactor for FamilySearch services.
A Genealogical Handbook of German Research
Pedigree Resource File
International Genealogical Index (IGI)
Find Your Roots in Germany
Genealogy.net - Regional research in Germany speaking countries
GEOGEN Surname Mapping
Geogen is the short form for "geographical genealogy" which means location based ancester research. On this website, you can create maps which show the distribution of surnames in Germany and Austria. Significant concentrations can point to a local root of the family or of the family name.
German Emigrants Database
LEO German-English Dictionary
Rootsweb is a free genealogy website that contains a wide variety of resources.
The link to the WorldConnect Project is located in the left column. WorldConnect is a collection of family trees. It is free to search and free for you to post your trees.
deutschen Genealogieserver - German Geneaology
In the past, this site was known as www.genealogy.net. It contains a very extensive collection of databases, information, and links to help research Germanic genealogy.
The WorldGenWeb Project
The WorldGenWeb Project is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access.
Germany GenWeb Project
The USGenWeb Project
Cyndi’s List - 329,420 links to genealogy resources. The 204 categories are easy to browse. There is a Germany / Deutschland Category.
German names in the telephone book today
Homepage for Eifel Birth and Marriage Data - This is the homepage of Thomas A. Pick-Rheinland
Soldiers and Sailors Database - The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.
Mailing Lists, Newsgroups, and Message Boards:
Rootsweb mailing lists and message boards are categorized by name, location, or other topic. Click on the "mailing list" or the "message boards" button near the top of the page.
Germanic Mailing Lists The languages used in these groups vary.