Internet Resources for Finding 19th Century German Emigrants

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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.

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]

  • Regional emigrant databases: DELAUS – Delmenhorst 1830-1930, CUXAUS Cuxhaven 1830-1930, CLAUS - Cloppenburg and Vechta areas 1830- abt. 1875, – Bad Laer near Osnabrueck
Baden Glatzle collection emigrants from Baden and Wuerttemberg
Bayern/Bavaria Emigrants from Oberbayern,($)
Braunschweig/Brunswick Every-name index toAuswandererlisten des ehemaligen Herzogtums Braunschweig 1846-1871, by Fritz Gruhne
Hannover/Hanover Emigrants from Northern Friesland

Emigration from Niedersachsen, includes material for Oldenburg
Former county of Wildeshausen
15,000 emigrants from the Emsland and Grafschaft Bentheim regions

Hessen/Hesse
  • http://www.hadis.hessen.de – Online inventory system for the Hessen State archives. Enter the surname in the box labeled „Schnellsuche“ . Emigrants specifically are found under the heading „Auswanderer-Nachweise“, but can be found under other topics as well. Click on the topic for a detailed list of entries
  • http://rheingau-genealogie.de/seite16.htm - Auswanderung aus dem Rheingau

Lippe-Detmold

Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Oldenburg

Emigration from Niedersachsen, includes material for Oldenburg

Rheinland/Rhineland

Sachsen/Saxony

Index of emigrants, Westphalia and Lower Saxony Emigration from Niedersachsen, includes material for Oldenburg


Schaumburg-Lippe

  • http://www.blume-gen.de/ - click on “Schaumburger Auswanderer” on the right for a list of emigrants from Schaumburg-Lippe

Schleswig-Holstein

Thüringen/Thuringia

Westfalen/Westphalia

Wittgenstein

Wuerttemberg

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

Germans to Latin America[edit | edit source]

last updated 4 Feb 2009