Beginning German Genealogy Research


About Article:

The article “Beginning German Research: What ‘German’ Really Means” on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog is a guide to understanding the different meanings of the term “German” and how it relates to genealogical research. The article covers topics such as the historical and political changes that have affected the meaning of the term “German” over time, as well as the regional and cultural diversity within Germany and the surrounding regions.

The article also discusses the importance of understanding naming conventions and the different types of records that may be available for researching German ancestors. It provides tips and strategies for using online resources and archives to locate information on German ancestors and provides a list of key resources and organizations for further research.