International German Genealogy Partnership
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About Us

The International German Genealogy Partnership 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. The IGGP facilitates German genealogy research globally as the internationally recognized federation of German genealogy organizations.


“Uniting German Genealogy Researchers Worldwide”


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October 1
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wir würden uns sehr freuen, euch persönlich oder online auf "zoom" am unserem Informationsstand des Ahnenforscher Stammtisches Unna auf der Genealogiebörse im historischen Rathaus, ...

October 1
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Incorporating DNA into your German Research
Our speaker, Heidi Anderson, will be addressing the use of DNA into regular documentary research, highlighting some of the differences between Germans and other ...

October 6
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
The Giant Bible of Mainz at the Library of Congress
On National German-American Friendship Day, October 6, 2022, the Library of Congress will be hosting an online event: Opening the Case: The Giant Bible ...

October 6
7:30 pm
The Home Archivist: Preserving Family Records Like a Pro
Learn from professional archivist Melissa Barker how to preserve, protect, and archive family records, photographs, and artifacts. Best practices for organization, purchasing archival materials and ...

October 8
11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Oktoberfest is located in the heart of the Red River Cultural District, where you will find one of Austin’s best kept secrets, the German Free ...