International German Genealogy Partnership

Professional Researchers

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Research Specialty
Name & Contact Information
Languages
Based in Pennsylvania, is interim executive director for Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, and author of three books on German genealogy.
Beidler, James M.
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
Email: Jamesmbeidler@gmail.com
Tel: na
Web: Genpa.org
 
German emigration, Jewish research, military research (WWI and WWII. Located in Hamburg since 2004. Offers complete genealogical research in all of Germany as well as the former provinces in the East. On request, research in other countries as well.  
Bentschneider, Andrea
Beyond History
Email: info@beyond-history.com
Tel: 49-40-46 77 77 35
Web: beyond-history.com
German, English fluently; read/understand French, Dutch, Latin and Spanish
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
Tel: na
Web: germanscriptexperts.com
German (native speaker), English (native speaker), Latin, Low German dialects, basic French (vital record level)
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
Tel: na
Web: na
Portuguese; reads English, German, Spanish, Italian
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
Tel: na
Web: slovakia-genealogy.com
 
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
Tel: na
Web: hfrg.de
German (standard and some local dialects), English (fluent), some French and Latin, four words in Russian and Japanese language, and Klingonaase
Genealogical research / research plans / translation / transcription related to / in Switzerland. Located in canton Aargau, Switzerland.
Hausheer, Yvonne
My Swiss Past
Email: info@myswisspast.ch
Tel: na
Web: myswisspast.ch
English, French, German
Genealogical Translations, German to English. Transcriptions of old German script Annett Hieber
E-Mail: annett.hieber@web.de
 
Emigration from Bavaria, Bohemia, Franconia, Palatinate, Austria
Hofer, Andreas
Family Research Service
Email: Hofer-Bavaria@t-online.de
Tel: na
Web: bavarian-roots.net
German (native), English (fluent), Latin (translation), French, Bavarian (native)
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
Email: dalhoffman@gmail.com
Tel: na
Web: na
English, translates German church and civil records
Organization provides listing of professional accredited researchers in Europe, South America and North America
International Commission for the
Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Email: na
Tel: na
Web: icapgen.org
 
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
German, English, Latin, French
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
Web1: Roots4U.com
Web2: Facebook.com/Roots4U
 
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
Tel: na
Web: na
English, translates German church and civil records
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
German, English, French, Italian, Latin
Nineteenth-century German immigrants to the United States; reading German script. Also specializes in Midwest United States, especially Illinois and Chicago.
McMillin, Teresa, CG®
Lind Street Research
Email: teresamcmillin@comcast.net
Tel: 1-847-338-0041
Web: lindstreet.com
English, translates German church and civil records
Specializes in
Luxembourg research,
French to English
translation
O'Sullivan, Bryna
Charter Oak Genealogy
Email: bryna@charteroakgenealogy.com
Tel: na
Web: ForUstheLiving.WordPress.com
English, French
Genealogical research in Bavaria (back to 14th century), Saxony, Bohemia and Moravia; transcription and translation of German documents
Pöhlmann, Thomas Dr.
Genealogiebüro Dr. Pöhlmann
Email: info@genealogie-poehlmann.de
Tel: na
Web: na
German, English, some French, translate Latin texts
Genealogical research in Berlin, Brandenburg, Neumark, Pomerania, East Prussia, West Prussia, Silesia, Poland, Lithuania, Bessarabia, Volhynia; emigrants from Brandenburg to Poland and Russia; Jewish research
Rückling, Stefan
Email: stefan@rueckling.de
Tel: 0049-178-5390210
Web: rueckling.de
German, English, Polish.
Genealogical research in South Germany (Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg), transcriptions, translations
Schleichert, Sabine
German Genealogical Research Service
Email: sabine@ggrs.com
Tel1: 49-89-14349363
Tel2: 49-176-45503994
Web: ggrs.com
German (native), English (fluent), Romanian (rudimentary), French (rudimentary), Latin (reading)
Mecklenburg
Steinbruch, Karl-Heinz
Mecklenburgica Archive
and Research Service
Email: Mecklenburgica.Steinbruch
@t-online.de
Tel: 49-385-3923875
Web: MeinAngebot.de
German, English
Research Hesse (South Hesse, Middle Hesse), Palatinate and Lower Franconia. Online shop for Ortsfamilienbücher (family books) and more.
Stephan, Andreas
Genealogische Dienstleistungen
Email: mail@gendi.de
Tel: 49-6162-938 9809
Web: gendi.biz
German, English
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
Tel: na
Web: ancestrysaxony.com
German, English
Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, Thuringia
Tüngler, Carsten H. O.
General Agency for Genealogy
Email: info@gfg-md.com
Tel: 49-391-58235322
Web: gfg-md.com
German, English
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
Web: na
German, English, French
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
Web: na
German, English, French, reads Latin and Dutch texts
Researches in the former areas of Baden, Württemberg, Hohenzollern, and western Bavaria
Wollmershäuser, Friedrich R.
Genealogical Research in Southwest Germany
Email: wollgen@t-online.de
Tel: 49-7305-4742
Web: wollmershaeuser.de
German, English, translates Latin and Ancient Greek; also translates French civil records and parish registers