Uniting German Genealogy Researchers

The International German Genealogy Partnership.

Our Mission

The International German Genealogy Partnership’s mission is to facilitate German genealogy research globally as the internationally recognized federation of German genealogy organizations.

Ziel der International German Genealogy Partnership ist es, die deutsche genealogische Forschung weltweit als international anerkannter Verband deutscher genealogischer Organisationen zu ermöglichen.

Meet our Partners

Uniting German Genealogy Researchers Worldwide

Pomeranian Special Interest Group

Pomeranian Special Interest GroupAbout: Myron Gruenwald began publication of Die Pommerschen Leute (The Pomeranian People) newsletter in 1982 and continued until his death in 1998. During 2000-2001, Toni Perrone and the Immigrant Genealogical Society formed the...

The German Interest Group of the Inland Valley, of the Temecula Valley Genealogy Society

The German Interest Group of Inland ValleyAbout: We are a now special interest group of the TVGS (Temecula Valley Genealogical Society).  Contact Information: Website: http://www.tvgs.net/ Email:  mmericle1@gmail.com   Mailing Address Temecula Valley Genealogical...

GenealogiaRS – Pesquisas Teuto-Brasileiras Ltda. ME

GenealogiaRS – Pesquisas Teuto-Brasileiras Ltda. ME About: GenealogiaRS is an organization involved in research, services, production and sale of books in the area of ​​genealogy and history of German Immigration. All of our work is the result of pleasurable and...

Germans in St. Louis

Germans in St. LouisAbout: St. Louis is called the “Gateway to the West” and is home to two big rivers, breweries, baseball fans and lots of Germans! In the early 1800s, German immigration began as a trickle into Missouri and the St. Louis area and then, like the...

German-Texan Heritage Society

German Texan Heritage SocietyAbout: We envision that the people of Texas today and in generations to come will be well informed about the cultural values and heritage of German-Texans and that they will embrace the societal benefits of all cultural and heritage...

San Diego Genealogical Society

San Diego Genealogical SocietyAbout: The SDGS German Interest Group explores a wide variety of subjects related to German genealogy and non-German topics of general interest. Meetings offer SDGS members and visitors nationally recognized speakers, and interactive...

Pommern Regional Group of Minnesota

Pommern Regional GroupAbout: This group is for researchers of ancestors from Pomerania (German: Pommern). There are very few genealogy groups dedicated to this former/current state in Germany. Former because after WWII in 1945 all of Pommern, east of the line formed...

Historic Germanna

Historic GermannaAbout: Our organization’s history encompasses the lives of Indigenous peoples, English Colonists, descendants of early German immigrants, and African American communities. Through our varied programs, we serve multiple communities, including outdoor...

The Martius-Staden Institute / Instituto Martius-Staden (Brazil)

Instituto Martius-Staden in Sao PauloAbout: Founded in 1938, the Martius-Staden Institute is a non-profit entity maintained by the Visconde de Porto Seguro Foundation. Its mission is to preserve the traditions of German culture in Brazil and value them in the...

Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society (MAGS)

Mid-Atlantic Germanic SocietyAbout: The Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society (MAGS) is a non-profit genealogical society founded in 1982 in the mid-Atlantic region. The MAGS Mission is to stimulate and facilitate research on Germanic genealogy and heritage and to promote...

Our Vision

We seek partner relationships with and support societies whose purpose includes a major focus on German genealogy research.

Wir suchen Partnerbeziehungen mit genealogischen Organisationen und unterstĂĽtzen Organisationen, die
einen Schwerpunkt auf die deutsche genealogische Forschung legen.

We seek relationships with and support affiliate organizations whose purpose coincides with the goals of our societies.

Wir suchen Beziehungen zu Partnerorganisationen und unterstĂĽtzen Partnerorganisationen, deren Zweck mit den Zielen unserer Organisationen ĂĽbereinstimmt.

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We sponsor, support, and encourage German genealogy research conferences, meetings, and publications in Germany and throughout the world.

Wir sponsern, unterstützen und fördern deutsche Ahnenforschungskonferenzen, Tagungen und Publikationen in Deutschland und weltweit.

We foster and nurture personal connections between fellow researchers as well as local and international connections for friends and colleagues who desire to advance the genealogy research interests of the worldwide community of German genealogists.

Wir fördern und pflegen persönliche Kontakte zwischen Forscherkollegen sowie lokale und internationale Verbindungen für Freunde und Kollegen, die die Genealogie-Forschungsinteressen der weltweiten Gemeinschaft deutscher Genealogen voranbringen wollen.

Our History

The creation of the International German Genealogy Partnership grew from a desire to make a connection between societies in the United States and German-speaking areas. A few conversations in 2014 brought about the current partnership that includes more than 100 organizations with thousands of members.

Die Gründung der International German Genealogy Partnership entstand aus dem Wunsch heraus, eine Verbindung zwischen genealogischen Organisationen in den Vereinigten Staaten und solchen in deutschsprachigen Gebieten herzustellen. Ein paar Gespräche im Jahr 2014 führten zu der aktuellen Partnerschaft, die über 100 Organisationen und Tausende von Mitgliedern umfasst.