2019 International German Genealogy Conference, Sacramento, California, USA: June 15-17
Presentation: Emigration History from the German Perspective with Astrid Adler: June 17, 2019
Registration for the conference here: International German Genealogy Partnership
Presentation no.: M-322
Presenter: Astrid Adler, Thüringia, Deutschland
Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sacramento, Kalifornien USA
Time: June 17, 2019 at 9:30 am
About the Presenter:
For more than 10 years, Astrid Adler has been researching about emigration to America in the 19th century. She has been honored several times for her research and has already published books in German and English language about the topic which are availabe in the Bookstore on this website. The focus of her research is emigration from the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Astrid Adler gives talks about emigration in her home country of Thuringia, Germany, and has already held two lecture tours on the subject in California (2017) and the Midwestern United States (2018). Occasionally she also undertakes research on inquiries from abroad (USA). Currently she is working on an emigration database for Thuringia.
Syllabus of the presentation:
Emigration from the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach in the 19th Century: Reasons and Preparation of the Emigration, Journey to the Port Cities, Crossing, Arriving and Traveling Farther into America, The New Home, Selection of Genealogical Sources in Thuringia, Germany
Database for Emigrants
The establishment of a database for emigrants Thuringia precedes. First emigrants were found in association with other genealogists in America, Canada and Australia, or the origin of some emigrants could be determined based on historical sources and documents.
The database contains data outweigh of the present states of Thuringia and Hesse.
Results of resaerch exist so far to the following locations:
Allendorf, Alsfeld, Altenburg, Altenbreitungen, Andenhausen, Auma, Ausbach, (Bad) Salzungen, (Bad) Liebenstein, Barchfeld, Berka a. d. Werra, Berka v. d. Hainich, Bermbach, Birx, Bischofroda, Borsch, Breitungen, Bremen/Thür., Brunnhardtshausen, Buttlar, Burghaun, Christes, Creuzburg, Dankmarshausen, Dermbach, Diedorf, Dietlas, Dorndorf, Eckardts, Eisenach, Eichenzell, Eiterfeld, Empfertshausen, Ettenhausen, Etterwinden, Fambach, Farnroda, Fischbach, Flieden, Frankenhausen, Frankenheim, Frauenbreitungen, Frauensee, Friedewald, Förtha, Fulda, Geba, Gehaus, Geisa, Geismar, Gerstungen, Gerstengrund, Goldisthal, Gospenroda, Gotha, Gumpelstadt, Gräfendorf, Gräfenthal, Großburschla, Großenlupnitz, Großentaft, Herda, Heringen, Herrmansfeld, Hermannsroda, Herpf, Hersfeld, Hofgeismar, Hohleborn, Höhnebach, Holzhausen, Hötzelroda, Hünfeld, Hüttenhof, Immelborn, Kaiseroda, Kaltenborn, Kaltenlengsfeld, Kaltennordheim, Kaltensundheim, Kaltenwestheim, Ketten, Kieselbach, Klings, Kranlucken, Langenfeld, Leimbach, Madelungen, Marienthal, Marksuhl, Martinroda, Meimers, Meiningen, Melkers, Melpers, Merkers, Motzlar, Möhra, Mühlhausen, Neidhardtshausen, Nitzendorf, Neuenhof, Oberalba, Oberbreizbach, Oberellen, Oberkatz, Obersuhl, Oberzella, Oechsen, Ohrdruf, Ostheim, Otzbach, Pferdsdorf, Philippsthal, Pösneck, Rienau, Rippershausen, Rosa, Rossdorf, Rotenkirchen, Ruhla, Schleid, Schleusingen, Schmalkalden, Schönau, Schweina, Seligenthal, Spahl, (Stadt)lengsfeld, Stedtfeld, Steinbach, Suhl, Thamsbrück, Tiefenort, Treffurt, Unteralba, Unterbreizbach, Unterellen, Unterkatz, Unterrohn, Untersuhl, Urnshausen, Vacha, Völkershausen, Waldfisch, Walldorf, Waltershausen, Wartha, Wasungen, Weilar, Wernshausen, Widdershausen, Wilprechtroda, Wippersheim, Wiesenthal, Witzelroda, Wohlmutshausen, Wölferbütt, Zella/Rhön, Zillbach
For more information about emigrants and special research requests are gladly accepted.