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German Genealogy

Miscellaneous Tools

  • Alte Maße und Einheiten. Tabelle zur Umsetzung von alten Maßen in heutige Einheiten mit Ergänzungen durch noch gültige Maße.  Translation table of old to contemporary units of measurement with the addition of still valid measurements. (German and English)
     
  • Berufsbezeichnungen für Familienforscher von Marcel Lesaar.
     
  • Birthdate Calculator.  Site that calculates a birth date from a death date and age at death in years, months, and days.
     
  • Bukke, Inger M., and Finn A. Thomsen. Feast Day Calendar. Bountiful, Utah: Thomson GC, 1980. Index for converting fixed and moveable feast dates into dates on the Gregorian calendar.
     
  • Calendar Converter Site. (In English)
     
  • Calculation of the Ecclesiastical Calendar.
     
  • Ecclesiastical Calendar Calculator A calendar site for finding religous holiday dates including Easter (years 325 AD to present). This site will help those doing research in old German parish registers where dates are often recorded relative to holidays, such as "third Sunday after Easter."
     
  • Familienkundliche Nachrichten (FaNa). Postfach 1350, 91403 Neustadt/Aisch, Germany. This German publication will publish a query about your German ancestor (about $25). Send your query in English. It will be translated into German for you. The publication is a genealogical query magazine which is enclosed with almost all periodical publications of genealogical societies in Germany.
     
  • Family History Library. Genealogical Word List: French. Salt Lake City: Intellectual Reserve, 1997.
     
  • Family History Library. Genealogical Word List: German. Salt Lake City: Intellectual Reserve, 1997.
     
  • Family History Library. Genealogical Word List: Latin. Salt Lake City: Intellectual Reserve, 1997.
     
  • Family History Library. Research Outline - French Republican Calendar. Salt Lake City: Intellectual Reserve, 1991. Explanation of the conversion of French Republican calendar dates to Gregorian calendar dates and vice versa.
     
  • Family History Library. Research Outline: German. Salt Lake City: Intellectual Reserve, 1997.
     
  • Gary Kemper's German Resources - Postal code conversions, German web sites, maps, etc.
     
  • Genealogy Relationship Chart. Chart that you can use to determine the family relationship between two people.
     
  • German Genealogy: Old Units . Translation table of old to contemporary units of measurement. Includes area, length, volume, weights, counts, speed, coins & worldwide measurements.
     
  • German Names.  German surnames and their meaning. (In English)
     
  • German Symbols and Signs
     
  • Historical Prussian Measurements.
     
  • Immigrant Genealogy Society (PO. Box 7369, Burbank, California 91510-7369) will for $8.00, send you a copy of one published query containing a specific surname. IGS will copy the query, translate it into English, and supply a German-English form letter to use to correspond with the submitter.
     
  • Latin Primer
     
  • Old German Professions, Occupations and Illnesses
     
  • Postal Codes
     
  • Die Postleitzahl. Postal authorities of the German government, 1993.  Postal Code, in German, user guide in English available when ordering from Genealogy Unlimited.
     
  • Die Postleitzahlen. Postal authorities of the German government, 1993. Large detailed map showing German postal codes. Order from Genealogy Unlimited.
     
  • Smith, Kenneth L. Genealogical Dates: A User Friendly Guide. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1994.
     
  • Teleauskunft  Searches for Telephone, Yellow Pages, E-mail, etc. (German, English or French)
     
  • Verdenhalven, Fritz. Alte Masse Münzen und Gewichte aus dem deutschen Sprachgebiet. Verlag Degner & Co., 1968. Old measures, coins and weights, from the Germanic language areas.
     
  • Verdenhalven, Fritz. Familienkundliches Wörterbuch. Verlag Degener & Co., 137.  Dictionary of genealogical terms.