Do you have German ancestry? If so, here are the top genealogy websites to help you in your German family history research in honor of German-American Day!
German-American Day is a holiday in the United States, that is observed annually on October 6th. It celebrates German-American heritage and commemorates the founding of Germantown, Pennsylvania. It started off as German Day in 1883, to commemorate the 200-year anniversary of the landing of the first German families on October 6, 1683 in Philadelphia, but it died out during WWI. It was then brought back through proclamation in 1983, as German-American Day, by President Reagan. It was put into law by 1987.
Happy German-American Day!
The Top Genealogy Websites for Your German Family History Research:
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10/12/2022 06:19:28 am
Definitely bookmarking this blog. I have tapered off my German ancestral research for a while, but when I get back to it, this list will be invaluable. Thanks for posting!
10/12/2022 06:26:39 am
Thanks! I'm so glad that you find it useful! I've had to taper off all my family hitory research for quite a long time; too busy working on everyone elses, haha! ;)
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