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The International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) is a group of partner societies interested in German Genealogy. The partnership is a network to share ideas, contacts, research information and resources, to help our members trace their Germanic heritage, wherever it is found. We facilitate German genealogy research globally as the internationally recognized federation of German genealogy organizations.

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November 22
6:00 pm
Ahnenforschung in der alten Donaumonarchie
Im Laufe eines Jahres erfahren Sie dort alles wichtige über die Ahnenforschung in der alten Donaumonarchie. Egal, ob Sie erst am Anfang Ihrer Forschungen stehen ...

December 1
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
German Advent, Christmas and New Year’s Traditions and Superstitions
Presenter Ingeborg Carpenter will share stories about German Advent, Christmas and New Year’s traditions for the period from December 1st to Epiphany, with superstitions thrown ...

December 2
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Christmas Market / Weihnachtsmarkt
Get into the holiday spirit by visiting the most authentic German Texan Christmas Market in Texas. The German Free School and its gardens transform into ...

December 7
7:30 pm
Traditional German Christmas Stories
Presented by Claire Gebben. History, illustrations, and excerpts of time-honored German Christmas stories bring out shared German traditions and the spirit of the holiday. Tales ...

December 21
7:00 pm
What’s a Palatine Anyway?
So many immigrants hailed from Palatinate area of southwest Germany in the 1700s that “Palatine” became a nickname for all the Germans coming to ...