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Champaign County, Illinois

German Research

The Hannover Chroncle

This newsletter is relevant for the following surnames:


Volume 1, No. 1 - Migration Patterns and Ship Passenger Lists (August 1997)

Volume 1, No. 2 - Villages, Kolonists and Trades in Germany, including an 1871 Map of Strackholt, Felde, Fiebing, Vossbarg and Aurich Oldendorf (December 1997)

Volume 2, No. 1 - Planning Migration from Germany to America (June 1998)

Volume 2, No. 2 - East Frisian Families: From New Orleans to Illinois (December 1998)

Back issues are available at:

German Migration Website

This site encourages the worldwide exchange of genealogy information about German emigrants and immigrants. Genealogists can submit queries about individuals migrating from Germany in any time period or search queries by surname, ship name, immigration year, places of origin or destination. The URL for the searchable database is:

The German Migration website was created and is maintained by Diana Church

If you know of other German genealogical or historical websites related to Champaign County, please let me know so that they can be added here - Celia Snyder

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