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Check out our collection of mourning cards from Germany. Each has a religious picture on the front and a description about the deceased on the back. There are no cards with soldiers.
While not a traditional "vital record", they often provide great clues like death and birth dates, name of the cemetery where the deceased was interred, and sometimes even a photo of the ancestor.
Since the early 13th century, Coats of Arms and Heraldry have been a source of great fascination, as well as, a subject of true historical importance.
Browse through hundreds of links in our Coat of Arms database.
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Since the early 13th century, Coats of Arms and Heraldry have been a source of great fascination for Germans as well as a subject of true historical importance. Visit
the listing of Coat of Arms Registries for information about the German registrants.
Search an index of New England Naturalization Petitions covering 1791 - 1906 and includes mostly German Nationals.
Read the article Recipes Can be Full of Family Memories, written by
Linda Kleback, genealogy specialist at the Bay County Public Library in Florida.
Germany's little-known corners reveal their secrets in this transporting video set.
THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF EUROPE is your private guide to the land people dream of, but few truly get to see. This set explores the little-known jewels of Germany, featuring tours of (and tidbits about) Bodensee, Fichtel, Schwabisch Alb, Southern Sauerland.
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Anne Frank: The Life of a Young Girl :
Go beyond the famous Diary in this inspiring profile of the young girl who has become an international symbol of the millions of lives cut short by the Nazi death machine.
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