The German Genealogy Girl's Podcast

Category: History

Podcast Episode #5 – November 2, 2017

The German Genealogy Girl talks to Teresa Steinkamp McMillin from Lindstreet Research. They begin with recapitulating the first International Germanic…

Today is Reformation Day

Today Protestants all over the world celebrate Reformation Day. It was on October 31st in the year 1517, 500 years…

Podcast Episode #4 – June 1, 2017

This episode is all about Berlin! The German Genealogy Girl talks about the history of Berlin and, the sources being…

Link of the Week – 20/2017 – Germans in the Danish Census

Do you have ancestors from Schleswig and Holstein? You probably are aware that most parts of today’s Schleswig-Holstein were under…

Link of the Week – 14/2017 – The Historical Gazette of Saxony

Do you have ancestors from the Kingdom Saxony and have difficulties finding information on the town they originated? Then this…

Link of the Week – 10/2017 – Traditional Costumes

Every German region had and sometimes still has their traditional costumes. Many people are working with saving these costumes and…

500th Anniversary of Luther’s 95 Theses

In 2017, Germany celebrates the 500th anniversary of Luther’s 95 theses. Find out how Martin Luther has shaped Germany for…

Link of the Week – 4/2017 – Emigrants from Palatine

Did you know that when emigrants left certain German areas they needed permission and their names were listed in the…

The German Emigrant

This song was written by Heinrich Schacht around 1855 and was later called ‘Ein stolzes Schiff’ (A Proud Ship). The…

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