The German Genealogy Girl's Podcast with Ursula C. Krause
About This Show
If you are of German descent and love doing research, this is the podcast to listen to! The German Genealogy Girl’s Podcast helps you make the most of your research time, by providing helpful techniques and a deeper insight into German research. Together with her guests from all over the world, Ursula Krause guides you through numerous websites, best practices, German history, pesky German grammar and language and best resources available. Her and her guest’s experience and knowledge will enlighten you and give you tools needed to advance your genealogical search. Join them monthly as they delve into the world of German genealogy.
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The German Genealogy Girls' Podcast Episode 4
This episode is all about Berlin! The German Genealogy Girl talks about the history of Berlin and, the sources being available and about doing research; not to mention the many insider tips and tricks she gives! The index of baptisms at the Evangelical Church archive (1750-1874) mentioned in the podcast is called Taufkartei. The office of civil records is called Standesamt, see http://germangenealogygirl.com/german-for-genealogists-episode-1-standesamt/ These are the links you need to know: The evangelical church records can be found at archion.de (€). They are not completely online, so be sure to check first! Ancestry holds many civil records ancestry.com (€). The history of Berlin can be found at https://www.berlin.de/berlin-im-ueberblick/en/history/ or at Wikipedia. Historical maps from Berlin are to be found at http://www.alt-berlin.info/pages/index.htm or at wikipedia The districts of Berlin http://bit.ly/2rHQnMV The directories and phone books of Berlin https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/cms/82/ Index of Streets 1880 https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/image/10089470_1880/1836/ Index of Streets 1920 https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/image/10089470_1920/3336/ The numbers of the churches mentioned in the index https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/image/10089470_1920/3360/ Next episode will be on July 1, 2017.