German Genealogy Tip #21: Departure Passenger Lists Often Give Birth Town

October 20, 2014 Josiah Schmidt German Genealogy Tips

If you’re having trouble finding your German ancestor’s birthplace, it can pay to find their┬ápassenger list from when they departed Germany. Especially if they departed from Hamburg or Bremen, there is a good chance that their birth place or town of origin is listed on the passenger list. When an emigrant left Germany, they would […]


1 americanancestryeuropefamily historygenealogygermanyhistoryimmigrant

Powered by WordPress and HQ Premium Themes.