Thursday, January 11, 2007
Ancestry adds new German records and launches new German web site
Good news for those researching German ancestry. Ancestry.com has announced the addition of six million names from German port and census records to its collection. The records include passenger lists, census and vital records, and other information. At the same time, Ancestry has launched a new German-language web site, Ancestry.de: "With more than 42 million Americans claiming German heritage, the launch of German historical records and Ancestry.de creates an unprecedented networking opportunity for Germans and German-Americans to collaborate."