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Welcome to GenWiki!

GenWiki is designed to become the main source for genealogy in the German-speaking areas of the world. The pages will be maintained by the

Society for Computergenealogy e. V..

Your can find your way around by searching the topic below, via the Category list or using the search function (see left side).

Would you like to join in and participate in GenWiki? Anyone can share their knowledge and expertise in order to enhance the content of this site. The first steps are really easy! You can find further help here:

There is also a Mailing list GenWiki-L.


Mailing list members can discuss technical, content-related or organizational aspects regarding GenWiki. Currently, the primary language is German. However, help and support are provided in English as well. We welcome new members!

Encyclopedias

Regional research

Base knowledge

Dictionaries are essential for genealogists. Our online encyclopedias explain important terms.

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Articles in the section contain important information for genealogical research referring to local and regional characteristics.

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This section will give answers to questions that especially beginners have, how to start with genealogy etc.

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Computer genealogy

Databases

Genealogical societies

Computer and the internet created a bunch of new possibilities for genealogical reasearch.

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Databases offer information in a structured way. The project of the Verein für Computergenealogie will be presented here.

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Many genealogical societies present themselve in the GenWiki and take part in our projects.

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Practical help

Selected articles

Emigration

You can find sample letters and translation help here.

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Our selected articles give you an impression how manifold and comprehensive GenWiki articles can be.

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Miscellaneous

Personal Pages


Personal tools
GenWiki-internal
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