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Help Tracing German Ancestry

The following articles or presentations provide information on tracing German ancestry:

1) Peter Towey (AGFHS Vice-President) has given a 2-part tutorial on Tracing Your German Ancestors' at the AGFHS meeting in London. The Powerpoint slides are available to download:

2) Talk by Jeanette R Rosenberg (9 April 2011)

3) Talk by Jeanette R Rosenberg (14 October 2017)

4) Verein für Computergenealogie e.V. is the largest genealogical society in Germany. Their website '' provides many useful databases and search facilities. Slides describing the main features are available for download as a PDF document: