Category Archives: Organizations

An encompassing term to include those who focus genealogical research in this area.


The 20th Anniversary conference of the Society for Germanic Genealogy in Eastern Europe which “focuses on the genealogy of Germans from Russian Poland and Volhynia with help for related regions” was held July 27-29, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta. reading

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Collaborating with Another Researcher

One of the best parts of continuing this blog is to receive comments from readers. With each comment I try to send a personal email to see if there is anything else I can do to help. Although I know … Continue reading

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IGGP: International Germanic Genealogy Partnership Conference

IGGP International Germanic Genealogy Partnership Conference From its inception at the end of May 2015 to the end of July 2017, the former American Germanic Genealogy Partnership quickly became the International Germanic Genealogy Partnership conference. Much credit must be given … Continue reading

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German American Genealogical Partnership

At the end of May I was one of about 125 people who witnessed the signing of the Proclamation of St. Paul and which “describes the goal to create a closer German-American genealogical relationship between all interested societies.” This ceremony … Continue reading

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I am familiar with the Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe at as in 2009 FEEFHS and SGGEE shared a conference in Milwaukee. I frequented their website in the early years of my research as there was very … Continue reading

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There are two genealogical societies that I know of that focus on Eastern European family History. Each one, FEEFHS, the Foundation of Eastern European Family History Societies and SGGEE, the Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe, will … Continue reading

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