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

Oldenburgische Gesellschaft fĂĽr Familienkunde e.V. (Oldenburg Society for Family Studies)

Oldenburgische Gesellschaft für Familienkunde e.V. (Oldenburg Society for Family Studies)About: The Oldenburger Land family database is a collection of local family books (OFB) from the Duchy of Oldenburg.As a partial database, each OFB is a self-contained work...

German-Bohemian Heritage Society

German-Bohemian Heritage SocietyAbout: German-Bohemians are people who have either lived in or have ancestry in the outer rim of the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic is comprised of the former countries of Bohemia and Moravia, which were part of the Austrian Empire...

Brandenburgische Genealogische Gesellschaft “Roter Adler” e. V. (BGG) 

Brandenburgische Genealogische Gesellschaft "Roter Adler" e. V. (BGG)About: This basic program offers the Brandenburg Genealogical Society “Red Eagle” (BGG) an orientation framework for the association’s work. It gives everyone interested in family research in the...

Delaware Sangerbund And Library Association-German Genealogy Division

Delaware Sangerbund and Library Association-German Genealogy DivisionAbout: The German Genealogy Group of the Delaware Saengerbund, organized for members and their guests, has been meeting since January 2002. We present programs by members on their area of expertise,...

Pommerscher Verein Freistadt / The Pomeranian Society of Freistadt

Pommerscher Verein Freistadt / The Pomeranian Society ofFreistadtAbout: People from Germany, as well as ethnic Germans from places such as Bohemia or Prussia, weren’t merely looking for a friendly place to land during the late 1800s, when the biggest wave of German...

St. Louis Genealogical Society-German Special Interest Group

St. Louis Genealogical Society - German Special Interest GroupAbout: The St. Louis Genealogical Society (StLGS) is a not-for-profit, all volunteer organization with members in almost every state and several foreign countries. Begun in 1968, it is now the largest local...

German Genealogy Group (GGG) New York

German Genealogy Group (NY)About: The German Genealogy Group (GGG) is a not for profit organization, headquartered in New York, that was established in early 1996 to provide mutual support among those interested in researching their Germanic ancestors. While we are...

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...


JewishGenAbout: JewishGen serves as the global home for Jewish genealogy. Featuring unparalleled access to millions of records, it offers unique search tools, along with opportunities for researchers to connect with others who share similar interests. Award-winning...

Foundation For East European Family History Studies (FEEFHS)

FEEFHS - Foundation for East European Family History StudiesAbout: FEEFHS was organized in 1992 as The Federation of East European Family History Societies, an international organization to promote genealogical research in Eastern and Central Europe without any...

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.