International German Genealogy Partnership
February 19
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SDGS GIG meeting
Michael Strauss will be featured at our February meeting.  He will be giving two presentations:   The German Forty-Eighters and their Fight for Freedom: ...

March 13
German Handwriting Classes (PALAM Indiana Chapter)
Prior to the chapter's spring meeting, Dr. Roger Minert is offering two sessions on Friday for those who wish to learn or improve their ...

March 14
The presenter at the chapter spring meeting will be Roger Minert, retired professor of family history at Brigham Young University, who is one of ...

May 2
SGGS Annual Spring Seminar - Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG
Nationally recognized speaker Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, C.G. will present several German genealogy topics.

June 17
Palatines to America (PALAM) National Conference
Historic Netherland Hilton Hotel. There will be a pre-conference workshop on “Key Essentials of German Genealogy” on Wednesday and an Over-the-Rhine bus tour on Thursday. ...

2019 IGGC - Sacramento

2019 IGGC plenary session - image of attendees and screen
Check out the conference photos of Connections 2 Discoveries experienced in Sacramento. Many shouts of Eureka! were heard in the Hyatt Hotel hallways!
Image of conference audio recording container

 Plan now for 2021 IGGC in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Save the dates: 16-18 July, 2021! 

2019 conference attendees please note:
June 30:
The 2019 IGGC Help Desk shuts down. After this date, contact the Sacramento German Genealogy Society for 2019 conference support at
July 15:
The conference syllabus download link will cease to work. If you have not yet downloaded your copy, contact SGGS (above) for assistance.

Partners Gather at 7. Westfälischer Genealogentag!

March brought another conference, this time in Germany and another very busy booth.
IGGP members and friends at the 7. Westfälischer Genealogentag, Altenberge, Germany - DAGV, CompGen, Oldenburgische Gesellschaft für Familienkunde, Roland zu Dortmund.
IGGP members photo
A map was created to give a visual of where the current partner organizations are located.
photo of world map with member locations pinned

Partners Unite at RootsTech 2017!

2017 has already begun to see connections made between partner organizations withing the Internation German Genealogy Partnership.  Two highlights have been our presence at two well attended events.  One in the United States and one in Germany.
In February, several Partner representatives from 5 different organizations met and ran a booth at RootsTech, an extremely large genealogy conference held in Salt Lake City.
photo of five of the leaders photo of Dirk and Kim
Every time Dirk Weissleder gave a talk, our booth would be flooded.  It was wonderful to talk to so many people about their German heritage where ever they were found in the world.

Welcome to Our Website!

The International German Genealogy Partnership is a group of partner societies interested in German Genealogy. 


The partnership is a network to share ideas, contacts, research information and resources to help our members trace their Germanic heritage wherever it is found.


“Uniting German Genealogy Researchers Worldwide” is our goal.


The IGGP facilitates German genealogy research globally as the internationally recognized federation of German genealogy organizations. IGGP was formerly known as German-American Genealogical Partnership (GAGP).


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