Germanic Genealogy Society

Welcome to Our New Website!

We have been working hard to create a more user-friendly, interactive website for both members and non-members. 
GGS offers information, educational opportunities, publications, and association with others researching German roots.  This includes areas that are outside of the current borders of Germany.
However, GGS does not have records for your specific German ancestors. Our extensive library does include various indexes with individual's names, as well as how-to books and background information on places where your German ancestors may have lived.
Our goal is to help you learn how to find and use records of your German-speaking ancestors.

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September 20
GGS Fall Meeting has a wealth of information.  Come get reacquainted with all it has to offer.  There will be a presentation on preserving your genealogy for the next generation. This all takes place in Luther's Northwestern Hall, 2481 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN. Registration opens at 8:30. A flyer should ...
October 12
Library Workshop
Come get help with the GGS Library Collection.  Meet in room 214, upstairs for 2 short presentations (first one on a library resource topic, second designed for beginners), .  Volunteers will be available to assist with using our collection.  $10 fee, no pre-registration needed.  Registration begins at 1:30, presentations
November 8
GGS Annual Meeting
Many more details will be added when they are available. The Gasthof is located at 2300 University Ave NE, Minneapolis.