German and American Sources for German Emigration to America


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by Michael P. Palmer From Germans to America pages that are migrating to GenWiki

The website is part of the larger project, which is an online platform for German genealogy. The website is primarily in German, although some parts are also available in English.

The Emigration section of the website provides information and resources for tracing the emigration of Germans to other countries, particularly the United States. It includes links to various databases and resources, such as:

  • Emigration databases: These databases contain information on German emigrants, including their names, birthplaces, dates of departure, and destinations.
  • Passenger lists and ship manifests: These lists provide information on passengers who traveled on ships from Germany to other countries, such as the United States. They can provide valuable information on ancestors’ names, ages, occupations, and places of birth.
  • Emigration records: These records document the official emigration of Germans to other countries, and can include information such as passport numbers, dates of departure, and destinations.
  • Organizations and associations: The website also provides links to various organizations and associations that specialize in German genealogy and may be able to provide further assistance.

The website also includes information on German immigration, with links to databases and resources that may be helpful for tracing ancestors who immigrated to Germany.

Overall, is a valuable resource for anyone researching their German ancestry and looking to trace their family history back through emigration and immigration records.