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Genealogical Resources

American Resources

  • Anglicizations (English versions) of German names
    When Germans immigrated to the United States, they often started going by a more "English-sounding" name. This list is a handy resource for finding possible name changes of German immigrants.


    Germany Resources

  • Index of Births in Iba, Machtlos, and Gilfershausen (1876-1899)
    This index covers births in the towns of Iba, Machtlos, and Gilfershausen from 1876 to 1899. Included in the index are record number; record date; informant's name; birth mother of newborn child; father of newborn child; residence of birth mother; birth place of newborn child; birth date of newborn child; name of newborn child.
  • Index of Marriages in Iba, Machtlos, and Gilfershausen (1876-1927)
    This index covers marriages in the town of Iba, Machtlos, and Gilfershausen from 1876 to 1927. Included in the index are record number; marriage date; groom's name, birth date, birth place, residence, parents' names, and parents' residence; bride's name, birth date, birth place, residence, parents' names, parents' residence; witnesses' names, ages, and residences.
  • Index of Deaths in Iba, Machtlos, and Gilfershausen (1876-1929)
    This index covers deaths in the town of Iba, Machtlos, and Gilfershausen from 1876 to 1929. Included in the index are record number; record date; informant's name; deceased's name, age, residence, birth place, spouse's name, parents' names, death place, and death date.