Professional Researchers

The information below is provided as a courtesy for anyone interested in hiring a professional to assist with their research. Contact the researcher directly to discuss scope of work, fees, etc.

IGGP does not endorse any individual researcher, whether listed here or not, and all arrangements are to be made privately between the client and the researcher. Any researcher who is listed may not use the IGGP name or logo in any marketing material.

Researchers interested in being listed may send an email to info@iggp.org.

Beidler, James M.

James M. Beidler Research

jamesmbeidler.com

Based in Pennsylvania; author of three commercially published books on German genealogy; writes “Roots & Branches”, a weekly newspaper column and blog; is a German Life magazine columnist

Beidler, James M.
James M. Beidler Research
Web1: jamesmbeidler.com
Web2: roots-brands.com
Languages: English; reads most German records and scripts

Bentschneider, Andrea

Beyond History

beyond-history.com

German emigration, Jewish research, military research (WWI and WWII. Located in Hamburg, Germany. Offers complete genealogical research in all of Germany as well as the former provinces in the East since 2004. On request, research in other countries as well. 

Bentschneider, Andrea
Beyond History
E-Mail: info@beyond-history.com
Tel.: +49-40-46 77 77 35
Web: beyond-history.com
Languages: German, English fluently; read/understand French, Dutch, Latin and Spanish

Brandenburg, Ute

German Script Experts

germanscriptexperts.com

Advanced research methodology in online repositories and in-person at German and Polish archives; Finding German origins of immigrants to the United States; DNA application specifically to German research questions; Jewish Research; Germans in Eastern Europe and Russia. I am a bi-lingual German-American with a German college education.

Brandenburg, Ute
German Script Experts
Email: germanscriptexperts@icloud.com
Web: germanscriptexperts.com
Languages: German (native speaker), English (native speaker), Latin, Low German dialects, basic French (vital record level)

Braun, Jaqueline Maria

Jaque Braun Genealogical Researches

Located in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Researches German immigrants and descendants in Brazil. Research of which region/village in Germany the immigrant left and in which Colony in Brazil he settled. Searches lists of ships. Also researches immigrants from other ethnic groups in Brazil: French, Italians, Poles and Portuguese.

Braun, Jaqueline Maria
Jaque Braun Genealogical Researches
Email: jaquebraun@gmail.com

Languages: Portuguese; reads English, German, Spanish, Italian

Conka, Stefan & Rado

Slovak Genealogy Assistance

slovakia-genealogy.com

Research in the Eastern Slovakia territory (Spis county, Saris county, Zemplin county, Abov-Turna county, Gemer county and Uz county), which was part of Austria – Hungary Empire; also other parts of Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary.

Conka, Stefan & Rado
Slovak Genealogy Assistance
Email: conka_s@yahoo.com
Web: slovakia-genealogy.com

Geiger, Roland

Roland Geiger Historische Forschung

 hfrg.de

Reads church records written in old German script back to 16th century, also Latin and French. He will summarize or translate into English. He is very much interested in researching emigration from Germany to America.

Geiger, Roland
Roland Geiger Historische Forschung
Email1: alsfassen@web.de
Email2: rolgeiger@aol.com
Web: hfrg.de
Languages: German (standard and some local dialects), English (fluent), some French and Latin, four words in Russian and Japanese language, and Klingonaase

Hausheer, Yvonne

My Swiss Past

myswisspast.ch

Genealogical research / research plans / translation / transcription related to / in Switzerland. Located in canton Aargau, Switzerland.

Hausheer, Yvonne
My Swiss Past
Email: info@myswisspast.ch
Web: myswisspast.ch
Languages: English, French, German

Hieber, Annett

Genealogical Translations, German to English. Transcriptions of old German script

Hieber, Annett
E-Mail: annett.hieber@web.de

Hofer, Andreas

Family Research Service

bavarian-roots.net

Genealogical research; Emigration from Bavaria, Bohemia, Franconia, Palatinate, Austria

Hofer, Andreas
Family Research Service
Email: Hofer-Bavaria@t-online.de
Web: bavarian-roots.net
Languages: German (native), English (fluent), Latin (translation), French, Bavarian (native)

Hoffman, Debra A.

Hoffman Genealogical Services

A professional genealogist, author, and educator who specializes in Maryland and German research. She resides in the Baltimore-Washington area and has easy access to many significant research facilities, such as the: Maryland State Archives, Maryland Center for History and Culture (formerly the Maryland Historical Society), and the Enoch Pratt Free Library, National Archives and Records Administration, the DAR Library, and the Library of Congress

Hoffman, Debra A.
Hoffman Genealogical Services
Languages: English, translates German church and civil records

International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists

icapgen.org

Organization provides listing of professional accredited researchers in Europe, South America and North America

International Commission for the
Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Web: icapgen.org

Juengling, Fritz Ph.D. AG¬ģ, AGL‚ĄĘ

fritzgenealogy.com

Researches in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, France, especially Alsace-Lorraine, and provides translations of the languages of those countries, including Latin. Having worked at the FamilySearch Library, has had significant experience researching in and doing translations from many countries. Lives close to the the FamilySearch Library and has access to its records.

 

Languages: German, Low German, English, Dutch, Afrikaans, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Latin, French

Jungclas, Dan

The German Genealogy Guy aka The Ancestry Guy

TheGermanGenealogyGuy.com

All Levels of German Genealogical Research in Germany & North America.  Specializes in German Research including Emigration, Imigration, Military (US & German) Records, Church Records, Municipal & Civil Records.  Especially familiar with NorthWestern, Central & Southern Germany.  Also familiar with German-American Research in and around the US Midwest: Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky especially Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio & Northern Kentucky.

Jungclas, Dan
The German Genealogy Guy aka The Ancestry Guy
Email: dan@jungclas.com
Tel: +1-630-712-1855
Web:  TheGermanGenealogyGuy.com
Languages: English, French, German, Latin. Transcribes & Translates German Records/Documents including Church, Municipal & Civil Records.  International, National & Local Speaker.

Kaufmann, Jens Th

kaufmann-genealogie.de

Genealogical research work in Braunschweig/Brunswick and Hannover.

Kaufmann, Jens Th.
Email: jens-kaufmann@t-online.de
Tel: +49-531-2512735
Web: kaufmann-genealogie.de
Languages: German, English, Latin, French

Krause, Ursula C.

MyGermanFamily

https://www.mygermanfamily.com/

Ursula C. Krause is a German genealogist with a law degree. She traces and documents your family history and provides you with a detailed and personalized journey into your German roots. She focuses on 20th Century research in Germany. Don’t miss her YouTube Channel, where she regularly posts videos about German history and research.

Krause, Ursula C.
MyGermanFamily
E-Mail: contact@mygermanfamily.com
Web:  mygermanfamily.com
YouTube: youtube.com/@mygermanfamily
Languages: German, English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, French, Dutch, Latin

Lacopo, Michael D., D.V.M.

Roots4U

Roots4U.com

Reads and translates old German script with special interest in 18th-century German immigration to Pennsylvania with extensive experience in repositories there. Place of origin speciality of American immigrants with network contacts in Germany.

Lacopo, Michael D., D.V.M.
Roots4U
Email1: INPowerMac@mac.com
Email2: Info@Roots4U.com
Tel: +1-574-271-0757
Web: Roots4U.com
Facebook.com/Roots4U

Lowrey, Joanne Neumann

Traces U.S. German immigrants to place of origin. Researches in most states and provinces of the German Empire of 1871, mostly using microfilm or contacting archives and churches by mail or e-mail. Conducts some research on-site in archives, town offices. Speaks to societies and teaching classes in old German script, reading documents, Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon, Hamburg passenger lists, emigration sources, Internet sources for German research, etc.

Lowrey, Joanne Neumann
Email: joanlowr@gmail.com

Mautner, Michael

Michael Mautner Genealogie

michael-mautner.com

Specialty genealogical research in Munich and Bavaria, transcriptions, translations

Mautner, Michael
Michael Mautner Genealogie
Email: ahnen@michael-mautner.com
Tel: +49 175 227 23 75
Web: michael-mautner.com
Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Latin

McMillin, Teresa, CG¬ģ

Lind Street Research

lindstreet.com

Nineteenth-century German immigrants to the United States; reading German script. Also specializes in Midwest United States, especially Illinois and Chicago.

McMillin, Teresa, CG¬ģ
Lind Street Research
Email: teresamcmillin@comcast.net
Tel: +1-847-338-0041
Web: lindstreet.com
Languages: German, translates German church and civil records

 

O’Sullivan, Bryna

Charter Oak Genealogy

charteroakgenealogy.com

Specializes in Luxembourg research, Alsace-Lorraine research, French to English translation

O’Sullivan, Bryna
Charter Oak Genealogy
Email: bryna@charteroakgenealogy.com
Web: charteroakgenealogy.com
Languages: English, French

Pöhlmann, Thomas Dr.

Genealogieb√ľro Dr. P√∂hlmann

Genealogical research in Bavaria (back to 14th century), Saxony, Bohemia and Moravia; transcription and translation of German documents

Pöhlmann, Thomas Dr.
Genealogieb√ľro Dr. P√∂hlmann
Email: info@genealogie-poehlmann.de
Languages: German, English, some French, translate Latin texts

R√ľckling, Stefan

rueckling.de

Genealogical research in Berlin, Brandenburg, Neumark

R√ľckling, Stefan
Email: stefan@rueckling.de
Web: rueckling.de
Languages: German, English, Latin, Polish

Schleichert, Sabine

German Genealogical Research Service

ggrs.com

Genealogical research in South Germany (Bavaria, Baden-W√ľrttemberg), transcriptions, translations

Schleichert, Sabine
German Genealogical Research Service
Email: sabine@ggrs.com
Tel1: +49-89-14349363
Tel2: +49-176-45503994
Web: ggrs.com
Languages: German (native), English (fluent), Romanian (rudimentary), French (rudimentary), Latin (reading)

Steinbruch, Karl-Heinz

Mecklenburgica Archive and Research Service

MeinAngebot.de

Mecklenburg

Steinbruch, Karl-Heinz
Mecklenburgica Archive and Research Service
Email: Mecklenburgica.Steinbruch@t-online.de
Tel: +49-385-3923875
Web: MeinAngebot.de
Languages: German, English

Stephan, Andreas

Genealogische Dienstleistungen

gendi.biz

Research Hesse (South Hesse, Middle Hesse), Palatinate and Lower Franconia. Online shop for Ortsfamilienb√ľcher (family books) and more

Stephan, Andreas
Genealogische Dienstleistungen
Email: mail@gendi.de
Tel: +49-6162-91 52 611
Web: gendi.biz
Languages: German, English

Thiele, Lars

Recherchedienst Thiele/derArchivbegleiter

ancestrysaxony.com

Located in Dresden (Saxony). Offers actively support for genealogical research in all of Saxony, including archive research and consulting for online research concerning current and former Saxon area. Helps to find traces of ancestors in places of Saxony today.

Thiele, Lars
Recherchedienst Thiele/derArchivbegleiter
Email: request@ancestrysaxony.com
Web: ancestrysaxony.com
Languages: German, English

T√ľngler, Carsten H. O.

General Agency for Genealogy

gfg-md.com

Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, Thuringia

T√ľngler, Carsten H. O.
General Agency for Genealogy
Email: info@gfg-md.com
Tel: +49-391-58235322
Web: gfg-md.com
Languages: German, English

Ullrich, Bernhard

Genealogical Research

Research Rhineland-Palatinate (including Bavaria Rheinprovinz), Hesse (South Hesse, Middle Hesse), Northern Baden

Ullrich, Bernhard
Genealogical Research
Email: ullrich.bernhard@arcor.de
Tel: +49-6201-2595892
Languages: German, English, French

Weidenbach, Markus

Research in all state and church archives in Rheinland, Palatinate and Hessen-Nassau. Transcriptions and translations of all kind of documents given since the Middle Ages

Weidenbach, Markus
Email: genealogie.mw@gmx.de
Tel: +49-2625-956640
Languages: German, English, French, reads Latin and Dutch texts

Wollmershäuser, Friedrich R.

Genealogical Research in Southwest Germany

Researches in the former areas of Baden, W√ľrttemberg, Hohenzollern, and western Bavaria

Wollmershäuser, Friedrich R.
Genealogical Research in Southwest Germany
Email: wollgen@posteo.de
Tel: +49-7305-4742
Languages: German, English, translates Latin and Ancient Greek; also translates French civil records and parish registers