Category Archives: Germanic Genealogy Society

GGS, as it is known, focuses on more than the German Empire and encompasses the “rim” countries that were settled by Germanic peoples.

The Marriage Of Emma Hutop and August Hilger

GGS member Cynthia Jacobson shares a wedding portrait of her ancestors. Emma Hutop and August Hilger arrived in New York City in 1905 after living in Essen, Germany for about five years. A few weeks later they were married in … Continue reading

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Introduction and a Sunday Pipe

Introduction to the next Five Posts For display at the Spring 2013 Germanic Genealogy Society conference, GGS member Karen Schroeder asked for interesting pictures and stories of the ancestors of society members. The next five posts are my submissions and … Continue reading

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German Language Genealogical Periodicals: Altpreussische Geschlechterkunde

Introduction: German language genealogical periodicals have always been an attraction to me, first because of the possibility of their contents and second because of their accessibility at Concordia University Library, St. Paul, Minnesota, where the Germanic Genealogy Society, http://www.ggsmn.orgContinue reading

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