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German Immigration Research
A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization EIN: 84-3043567
What is the Toughest Problem in U.S.-German Genealogy?
ANSWER: Identifying the Immigrant's Hometown in Germany
How does German Immigration Research (GIR) help you find your ancestor's German hometown?
GIR collects obscure genealogical data from American church records.
GIR employs a team of university students, working under the direction of Roger P. Minert, Ph.D (professor emeritus), to collect, extract, and sort the data.
The data are published in a series of books entitled German Immigrants in American Church Records.
See all of the current volumes of
German Immigrants in American Church Records
GIR team engaged in a marathon index editing session.
GIR researcher at work.
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