Finding German Records Online: An Overview of Helpful Websites (SGGS Meetings and Events)
Do you use FamilySearch? How about Archion or CompGen’s GenWiki? Learn about various websites to help you in your German research—and get a virtual tour of recent updates in the Family History Library.
Charlotte Noelle Champenois, a native of Allerød, Denmark, and a long-time resident of Utah, graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in Family History–Genealogy (with an emphasis on German and Danish research). She has previously lived in Germany for two years and recently spent three months in Austria, researching families in various repositories in and near Vienna as well as online to document family trees back to the 1600s. She is a full-time German and Nordic Research Specialist at the Family History Library, where she has given multiple webinars, including a five-hour beginning German paleography seminar in October 2019. She helps patrons research and decipher records (currently via online means). Charlotte is also an Associate Records Analyst for the German Immigrants in American Church Records project, extracting information from church records written in the old German script and determining the standard spellings of listed German birth towns; she has collaborated on four published volumes and on three additional volumes that are soon to be printed.
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