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GGG - German Genealogy Group

Our February 2nd meeting will be Virtual ONLY. GGG Members will receive an invitation to view it via Zoom.
The March 2nd meeting will be Hybrid and will be held at the Bethpage Public Library, 7:30 PM.

New York City Digitized Historical Vital Records Now Online for Free! For details, click here.

Welcome to our website!

Sad news . . . GGG founding member Don Eckerle has passed away.  See: Don Eckerle-InMemoriam
He was the driving force behind the database developments on this website. He will be sorely missed.  May he rest in peace.

Total Database Records (includes all nationalities!): 23,033,601 (FREE to search)

Please take the time to explore our site and its new features.


SEE WHAT'S NEW/UPDATED:

  • 12/31/2022 Added another 540 records to the NYC Births database (Bronx) that were missing from the original index.  
  • 12/17/2022 Added another 960 records to the NYC Brides database (Kings 1867) that were missing from the original index.   
    10/18/2022 Added 626 records to the NYC Brides database (Kings 1867) that were missing from the original index.

    10/18/2022 Added 1,114 records to the NYC Births database (Queens, Richmond) that were missing from the original index.

    10/17/2022 Added Most Holy Tri nity Cemetery in Brooklyn to the Combined Cemeteries database; 6,297 records. 
    10/17/2022 Added 2,470 records to the NYC Deaths database (Bronx, Queens, Richmond) that were missing from the original index.
    9/23/2022 New Global Search & NYC Search features enabled on the Main Menu.  



    • If you are not a member, click here to see Member Benefits and consider joining for only $15 a year. All are welcome!




As a group we are focused on German genealogy; however, our databases encompass ALL nationalities and are always free to search.

We invite any person interested in researching their Germanic heritage to join the German Genealogy Group and share experiences with those who range from beginners to professional genealogists.

We are an organization that was established in early 1996 by a group of knowledgeable and dedicated genealogists interested in providing support to all those researching their Germanic ancestors.

We have grown to a membership of over 1000 which includes members not only from all across the United States, but several foreign countries as well. We  have grown not only in our membership, but also in our purpose and goals.

We work together in assisting our members find their “roots” by providing help sessions, finding aids, lectures, mentoring, a monthly newsletter, an extensive CD and book lending library and a forum to meet and discuss research problems and solutions.

We look to promote and encourage an interest in genealogy, educate members, and to help preserve, computerize and make available important and endangered records to be shared by all members of the genealogy community.

We share a mutual interest in genealogy and make every effort to make the GGG member experience as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. We participate in Family History Fairs, GGG Spring and Fall dinners, genealogy record preservation projects and group trips to genealogy repositories and places of genealogical interest. Join us and discover that family research is a most interesting and rewarding hobby that will enable you to discover your past and preserve your heritage.

 Join us and discover that family research is the most interesting and rewarding hobby that will enable you to discover your past and preserve your heritage for future generations. Be a part of the fastest growing hobby today!

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by Family Tree Magazine!


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