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Many lists of German emigrants listing towns of origin are found on the internet. Following is a list of useful websites. Additional material can be found by entering the German region plus the terms “emigrants, emigration” or their German equivalents: “Auswanderer, Auswanderung” in a search engine.  
 
Many lists of German emigrants listing towns of origin are found on the internet. Following is a list of useful websites. Additional material can be found by entering the German region plus the terms “emigrants, emigration” or their German equivalents: “Auswanderer, Auswanderung” in a search engine.  
  
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*[http://wiki-en.genealogy.net/wiki/ Germans_to_America]  
 
*[http://wiki-en.genealogy.net/wiki/ Germans_to_America]  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb] State and country sites often include links to indexed vital records, church information, naturalization records, county histories, and other resources.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb] State and country sites often include links to indexed vital records, church information, naturalization records, county histories, and other resources.  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ RootsWeb]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/ RootsWeb]  
 
*[http://www.google.de/ German search engine]  
 
*[http://www.google.de/ German search engine]  
 
*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Metasearch Engine] - Use keywords Auswanderer, Auswanderung, emigration,immigration” to find little-known lists of emigrants  
 
*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Metasearch Engine] - Use keywords Auswanderer, Auswanderung, emigration,immigration” to find little-known lists of emigrants  
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*[http://www.ellisisland.org Ellis Island Records] - New York arrivals 1892-1924, limited search functionality, includes images  
 
*[http://www.ellisisland.org Ellis Island Records] - New York arrivals 1892-1924, limited search functionality, includes images  
*[http://www.castlegarden.org CastleGarden] – passenger arrivals in New York 1820-1913, currently not linked to images  
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*[https://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/expanded-passenger-records-release The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.] – passenger arrivals in New York 1820-1913, currently not linked to images  
 
*[http://www.stevemorse.org Improved Search Masks] for the Ellis Island website and Castle Garden allows searches by various fields, with or without a complete name  
 
*[http://www.stevemorse.org Improved Search Masks] for the Ellis Island website and Castle Garden allows searches by various fields, with or without a complete name  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]includes an ever-increasing number of passenger list indexes and linked imagees, ($).  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]includes an ever-increasing number of passenger list indexes and linked imagees, ($).  
*[http://www.londonpubliclibrary.ca/link/ingeneas-national-archives-canada-miscellaneous-immigration-index Emigrants coming through Canada]  
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*[https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/immigration-records/immigrants-before-1865/Pages/search.aspx lists Emigrants coming through Canada]  
 
*[http://www.roots-in-germany.de/ Routes to the Roots] has good links to emigrant data bases arranged by geographical area  
 
*[http://www.roots-in-germany.de/ Routes to the Roots] has good links to emigrant data bases arranged by geographical area  
 
*[http://www.germanyroots.com Germany Roots], data base of over 230,000 emigrants  
 
*[http://www.germanyroots.com Germany Roots], data base of over 230,000 emigrants  
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*[http://www.galvestonhistory.org/attractions/maritime-heritage/galveston-immigration-database Galveston Immigration Lists]  
 
*[http://www.galvestonhistory.org/attractions/maritime-heritage/galveston-immigration-database Galveston Immigration Lists]  
 
*[http://www.passagierlisten.de/ Bremen passenger lists, 1920-1939]  
 
*[http://www.passagierlisten.de/ Bremen passenger lists, 1920-1939]  
*[http://www.frenchlines.com/passager_index_fr.php French Lines]  
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*[https://www.gjenvick.com/Passengers/FrenchLine/index.html French Lines]  
 
*[http://home.foni.net/~adelsforschung1/auswand.htm Institut Deutsche Adelsforschung] Emigrants from noble families
 
*[http://home.foni.net/~adelsforschung1/auswand.htm Institut Deutsche Adelsforschung] Emigrants from noble families
  
 
=== Regional Lists and Indexes of Emigrants  ===
 
=== Regional Lists and Indexes of Emigrants  ===
 
*[http://www.routes.de/database.html Regional emigrant databases]: DELAUS – Delmenhorst 1830-1930, CUXAUS Cuxhaven 1830-1930, CLAUS - Cloppenburg and Vechta areas 1830- abt. 1875, – Bad Laer near Osnabrueck
 
  
 
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| Braunschweig/Brunswick  
 
| Braunschweig/Brunswick  
| [http://www.thomas-erbe.de/ahnen/buch/001.htm Every-name index to''Auswandererlisten des ehemaligen Herzogtums Braunschweig 1846-1871'', by Fritz Gruhne]
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| [http://www.thomas-erbe.de/ahnen/buch/001.htm Every-name index to ''Auswandererlisten des ehemaligen Herzogtums Braunschweig 1846-1871'', by Fritz Gruhne]
 
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| Hannover/Hanover
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| Hannover/Hannover
 
| [http://www.nordfriiskinstituut.de/datenbank.html Emigrants from Northern Friesland]<br>  
 
| [http://www.nordfriiskinstituut.de/datenbank.html Emigrants from Northern Friesland]<br>  
[http://www.pohlw.de/vor_ort/emigration_whs/index.htm Former county of Wildeshausen] <br> [http://www.german-immigrants.com/english/index.html 15,000 emigrants from the Emsland and Grafschaft Bentheim regions] <br>  
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[http://www.pohlw.de/vor_ort/emigration_whs/index.htm Former county of Wildeshausen emigrants] <br> [http://www.german-immigrants.com/english/index.html 15,000 emigrants from the Emsland and Grafschaft Bentheim regions] <br>  
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| Hessen/Hesse
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| [http://www.rheingau-genealogie.de/auswande.pdf Auswanderung aus dem Rheingau PDF]
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| Lippe-Detmold
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| [http://www.lippe-auswanderer.de/htm/auswanderer-usa-eng.htm Emigrants from Lippe-Detmold]
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| Mecklenburg-Schwerin
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| [http://www.griesegegend-online.de/datenbank.htm Griese Gegend emigrants]
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| Mecklenburg-Strelitz
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| [http://www.emecklenburg.de/MFP/content/auswanderer.php Emecklenburg Auswanderer]
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| Oldenburg
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| [http://www.routes.de/linksammlung/004NS.htm Emigration from Niedersachsen], includes material for Oldenburg<br> [http://www.genealogienetz.de/vereine/OGF/index.html Oldenburg list of parishes, emigrant database]
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| Rheinland/Rhineland
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| [http://www.kreis-ahrweiler.de/kvar/VT/hjb1961/hjb1961.28.htm Auswanderer nach Amerika aus dem Kreise Ahrweiler]
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| Sachsen/Saxony
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| http://www.beepworld.de/members81/saxonforefathers/index.htm Saxon Forefathers emigrant list], further information by request.<br> [http://www.slcl.org/sites/default/files/shared-files/SC_ Marxkors_index.pdf Marxkors Index of emigrants, Westphalia and Lower Saxony]<br>[http://www.routes.de/linksammlung/004NS.htm Emigration from Niedersachsen], includes material for Oldenburg
 
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| Hessen/Hesse
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| Schaumburg-Lippe
|[http://www.rheingau-genealogie.de/auswande.pdf Auswanderung aus dem Rheingau PDF]
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| [http://www.histag-schaumburg.de/page/page_ID/105?PHPSESSID=978489b6ec0b5240ae85bbad2e60005e Schaumburger Auswanderer]
 
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|Lippe-Detmold
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| Schleswig-Holstein
|*[http://www.lippe-auswanderer.de/htm/auswanderer-usa-eng.htm Emigrants from Lippe-Detmold]
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| [http://www.rootdigger.de/Emi.htm Rootdigger Schleswig-Holstein emigrants] Free index, ($) for place of origin. <br>
 
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|Mecklenburg-Schwerin
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| Thüringen/Thuringia
|[http://www.imar-mv.com/ind_eng.htm- Institute for migration and ancestral research in Mecklenburg], 25,000 names searched upon request.<br>  
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| [http://www.mogenweb.org/cooper/CooperBitsImmig.htm Emigrants from Sachsen-Coburg, Sachsen-Kronach, and Sachsen-Meiningen emigrants]<br>[http://www.thueringen.de/th2/staatsarchive/standorte/rudolstadt/auswanderer_datenbank Rudolstadt region of Thueringen emigrants]<br>
[http://www.griesegegend-online.de/datenbank.htm Griesegegend-online]
 
 
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|Mecklenburg-Strelitz
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| Westfalen/Westphalia
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| [http://www.routes.de/linksammlung/004NW.htm Nordrhein-Westfalen emigrants]<br>
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[http://www.amerikanetz.de/liste-der-auswanderer-aus-dem-kreis-herford Kreis Herford emigrants]<br> [http://www.slcl.org/sites/default/files/shared-files/SC_ Marxkors_index.pdf Marxkors Index of emigrants, Westphalia and Lower Saxony]<br>
  
*http://www.emecklenburg.de/MFP/database/auswanderer.php emecklenburg]  
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| Wuerttemberg
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| [http://www.routes.de/database.html Wuerttemberg]: DELAUS – Delmenhorst 1830-1930, CUXAUS Cuxhaven 1830-1930, CLAUS - Cloppenburg and Vechta areas 1830- abt. 1875, – Bad Laer near Osnabrueck
 
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'''Oldenburg'''
 
 
*http://www.genealogienetz.de/vereine/OGF/auswanderer/auswanderer.html - list of emigrants from Oldenburg [Oldenburg Genealogical Society]
 
*http://www.honkomp.de/damme auswanderung/ - Emigrants from the old district of Damme, Oldenburg
 
*http://www.honkomp.de/damme-auswanderung/chapter0.htm - emigrants from Amt Damme, from the book by Ostendorp
 
*http://www.familie-bloemer.de/gene/ - lists of emigrants from the Southern part of Oldenburg, known as ‘Oldenburger Muensterland’ (predominantly Catholic)
 
*http://www.auswanderungdelmenhorst.de/ - Emigrants from the district of Delmenhorst
 
*http://www.honkomp.de/damme-auswanderung/ - history of emigration from the for district of Damme
 
 
[http://www.routes.de/linksammlung/004NS.htm Emigration from Niedersachsen], includes material for Oldenburg
 
 
'''Rheinland/Rhineland'''
 
 
*http://www.koblenz.de/bilder/K06/K06_Auswanderung.pdf - About emigration from the Koblenz area - on the City Archive web site, gives contact address, in German
 
*http://www2.genealogy.net/vereine/ArGeWe/englisch/index-e.htm - emigrants from the Westerwald region
 
*http://www.genealogienetz.de/vereine/wgff/trier/index.html - emigrants from the former Regierungsbezirk Trier 1700-1900
 
*[http://www.kreis-ahrweiler.de/kvar/VT/hjb1961/hjb1961.28.htm http://www.kreis-ahrweiler.de/kvar/VT/hjb1961/hjb1961.28.htm] - Auswanderer nach Amerika aus dem Kreise Ahrweiler - includes the names of emigrants who left towns in Kreis Ahrweiler in the years 1837, 1839-1844, 1870-1873, 1875-1876, and 1879-1894<br>
 
 
'''Sachsen/Saxony'''
 
 
*http://www.beepworld.de/members81/saxonforefathers/index.htm - lists names and date of emigration, but not town of origin. Further information can be requested from site owner
 
 
[http://www.slcl.org/content/marxkors-emigration-indexes-westphalia-and-lower-saxony-germany Index of emigrants, Westphalia and Lower Saxony] [http://www.routes.de/linksammlung/004NS.htm Emigration from Niedersachsen], includes material for Oldenburg
 
 
<br> '''Schaumburg-Lippe'''
 
 
*http://www.blume-gen.de/ - click on “Schaumburger Auswanderer” on the right for a list of emigrants from Schaumburg-Lippe
 
 
'''Schleswig-Holstein'''
 
 
*http://www.rootdigger.de/Emi.htm - emigrants from Schleswig-Holstein [commercial, searching of list is free, emigrant’s place of origin provided by compiler upon fee payment]
 
*http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ccho/fohr/wc_toc.htm - emigrants and genealogy of the island of Foehr
 
 
'''Thüringen/Thuringia'''
 
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/cooper/ http://www.mogenweb.org/cooper/]&nbsp;- This website includes separate data bases for emigrants from Sachsen-Coburg, Sachsen-Kronach, and Sachsen-Meiningen. Click on “Cooper County in the left-side menu bar and go to “immigration”
 
*[http://www.thueringen.de/th2/staatsarchive/standorte/rudolstadt/auswanderer_datenbank/ Link to list of over 6,400 emigrants] from the Rudolstadt region of Thueringen
 
 
'''Westfalen/Westphalia'''
 
 
*http://www.routes.de/linksammlung/004NW.htm - links to lists of emigrants from the area of modern-day Nordrhein-Westfalen - a good collection
 
*http://www.amerikanetz.de/ - resources for emigration from Westfalen, includes various articles, links to sources on CD-Rom, and books
 
*[http://www.slcl.org/content/marxkors-emigration-indexes-westphalia-and-lower-saxony-germany Index to lists of emigrants] published by Heinz Marxkors. The actual books are available in the St. Louis, MO, public library.
 
 
'''Wittgenstein'''
 
 
*[http://www.genealogienetz.de/reg/NRHE-WFA/Wittgenstein/emigration/auswandererlistenemigrantlists/index.php http://www.genealogienetz.de/reg/NRHE-WFA/Wittgenstein/emigration/auswandererlistenemigrantlists/index.php] -webpages with lists of emigrants from the Wittgenstein principalities, history of emigration, an other resources
 
*http://www.herbert-klose.de/Auswanderer.html - emigrants from Wittgenstein - link collection
 
 
'''Wuerttemberg'''
 
 
*http://www.auswanderer-bw.de/auswanderer/ - data base of emigrants from Baden and Wuerttemberg, known as “Glatzle” collection
 
  
 
=== Lists of emigrants from individual towns  ===
 
=== Lists of emigrants from individual towns  ===
  
*Alfter, Rheingau: http://www.wgrichter.de/Genea/ausalf.html<br>  
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*[http://www.wgrichter.de/Genea/ausalf.html Alfter, Rheingau]<br>  
*Borgholz and Burgsteinfurt, Muensterland, Westfalen: http://www.stenvorde.de/auswanderer_02_inhaltsverzeichnis.html<br>  
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*[http://docplayer.org/32883338-Auswanderungen-im-19-jahrhundert.html Borgholz and Burgsteinfurt, Muensterland, Westfalen]<br>  
*Buer, Westfalen: http://www.buer-us.de/<br>  
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*[http://www.buer-us.de/Book1a.html Buer, Westfalen]<br>  
*Daverden, northern Germany: http://www.daverden.de/auswanderer_liste.php<br>
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*[http://www.schwarzwaldverein-gechingen.de/index.php?page=auswanderung Gechingen, Wuerttemberg]<br>  
*Gechingen, Wuerttemberg: http://www.appeleshof.de/Inhalt/auswand/index.htm<br>  
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*[http://www.lang-germany.de/Archiv/Auswanderer_/auswanderer_.htm Neuhausen ob Eck, Baden-Württemberg]<br>  
*Neuhausen ob Eck: http://www.lang-germany.de/Archiv/Auswanderer_/auswanderer_.htm<br>  
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*[http://www.rheineahnen.de/listdoc/auswand.htm Rheine, Westfalen]<br>  
*Rheine, Westfalen: http://www.rheineahnen.de/listdoc/auswand.htm<br>  
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20170411223632/http://www.thomas-scharnowski.de/rommelshausen/auswanderer_rommelshausen.htm Rommelshausen, OA Cannstadt, Wuerttemberg]<br>  
*Ridelingsdorf: http://members.aon.at/mgvriedlingsdorf/awverz.htm<br>
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*[http://www.woiste.de/W-Auf-AW.html Wuesten, Germany before 1900]<br>
*Rommelshausen, OA Cannstadt, Wuerttemberg: http://www.thomas-scharnowski.de/rommelshausen/auswanderer_rommelshausen.htm<br>
 
*Selzen: http://selzen.de/geschichte/g_amerika.htm<br>
 
*Taben-Rodt, Trier region, Rheinland: http://www.taben-rodt.de/Auswanderer/auswanderer.html<br>
 
*Venne parish, Osnabrück: http://biggislist.genealogy.net/cgi-bin//redirect.cgi/http://www.venne-families.de/<br>  
 
*Weisweil (Rhein): http://www.weisweil.de/freizeit_kultur/geschichte/auswanderer/f_auswand.html<br>
 
*Wuesten, Germany before 1900: http://www.woiste.de/W-Auf-AW.html<br>
 
  
 
=== Germans to Latin America  ===
 
=== Germans to Latin America  ===
  
*http://www.rootsweb.com/~brawgw/alemanha/historia_petropolis_imi1859.htm lists of Germans immigrating to Brazil [in Portuguese]
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~brawgw/alemanha/historia_petropolis_imi1859.htm Lists of Germans immigrating to Brazil], in Portuguese.  
*http://www.pilleux.cl/genealogia/Alemanes/ - German immigrants to Chile
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 14:37, 19 August 2020


Many lists of German emigrants listing towns of origin are found on the internet. Following is a list of useful websites. Additional material can be found by entering the German region plus the terms “emigrants, emigration” or their German equivalents: “Auswanderer, Auswanderung” in a search engine.

General Information[edit | edit source]

U.S. and German passenger lists and indexes[edit | edit source]

Regional Lists and Indexes of Emigrants[edit | edit source]

Baden Glatzle collection emigrants from Baden and Wuerttemberg
Bayern/Bavaria Emigrants from Oberbayern,($)
Braunschweig/Brunswick Every-name index to Auswandererlisten des ehemaligen Herzogtums Braunschweig 1846-1871, by Fritz Gruhne
Hannover/Hannover Emigrants from Northern Friesland

Former county of Wildeshausen emigrants
15,000 emigrants from the Emsland and Grafschaft Bentheim regions

Hessen/Hesse Auswanderung aus dem Rheingau PDF
Lippe-Detmold Emigrants from Lippe-Detmold
Mecklenburg-Schwerin Griese Gegend emigrants
Mecklenburg-Strelitz Emecklenburg Auswanderer
Oldenburg Emigration from Niedersachsen, includes material for Oldenburg
Oldenburg list of parishes, emigrant database
Rheinland/Rhineland Auswanderer nach Amerika aus dem Kreise Ahrweiler
Sachsen/Saxony http://www.beepworld.de/members81/saxonforefathers/index.htm Saxon Forefathers emigrant list], further information by request.
Marxkors_index.pdf Marxkors Index of emigrants, Westphalia and Lower Saxony
Emigration from Niedersachsen, includes material for Oldenburg
Schaumburg-Lippe Schaumburger Auswanderer
Schleswig-Holstein Rootdigger Schleswig-Holstein emigrants Free index, ($) for place of origin.
Thüringen/Thuringia Emigrants from Sachsen-Coburg, Sachsen-Kronach, and Sachsen-Meiningen emigrants
Rudolstadt region of Thueringen emigrants
Westfalen/Westphalia Nordrhein-Westfalen emigrants

Kreis Herford emigrants
Marxkors_index.pdf Marxkors Index of emigrants, Westphalia and Lower Saxony

Wuerttemberg Wuerttemberg: DELAUS – Delmenhorst 1830-1930, CUXAUS Cuxhaven 1830-1930, CLAUS - Cloppenburg and Vechta areas 1830- abt. 1875, – Bad Laer near Osnabrueck

Lists of emigrants from individual towns[edit | edit source]

Germans to Latin America[edit | edit source]