German/Prussian Ancestry Resources

These resource pages have helped in my research and the headings are in no particular order (yet). Have something to add? Let me know.

German/Prussian Genealogy – General

  • Many Roads  Great site with lots of info about exploring Prussian/German ancestry.


German Script

I have an old prayerbook belonging to my grandfather, written in swirly, beautiful and unintelligible German script.  My high school, college and even grad school German classes were only mildly useful helping me read this, but, there are resources available.

Historical Maps

Family Search – Prussia, West Prussia, and East Prussia Online Genealogy Records,_West_Prussia,_and_East_Prussia_Online_Genealogy_Records