Soc.genealogy.german Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) is a document that provides answers to common questions related to genealogy research in Germany. The FAQ was originally created for the soc.genealogy.german Usenet newsgroup, which is a discussion forum for people interested in German genealogy.
The FAQ covers a wide range of topics related to German genealogy research, such as how to get started with research, where to find records, how to interpret German handwriting and naming conventions, and how to overcome common research obstacles. The document also provides information on online resources, archives, and libraries that can be useful for genealogy research in Germany.
The FAQ is designed to provide a helpful starting point for individuals who are new to German genealogy research or who are looking for guidance and advice on specific research topics. It is regularly updated to reflect changes in the genealogy research landscape and to provide the most up-to-date information to researchers.