GenealogiaRS – Pesquisas Teuto-Brasileiras Ltda. ME
 
Type: Genealogy Society, Research Group
 
Purpose:
Research about German-speaking immigrants in Brazil, especially in the Southern States (Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul), digitalize Lutheran Church books, edit Genealogy books, catalog Gravestones, promote monthly face-to-face meetings, promote Lectures to related subjects, integrate interested German-genealogy researchers, help researchers through Facebook page, website and e-mail Forum…
 
Contact Information:
 
Membership:
Contribute on exchanging information related to German-speaking immigrants in Brazil and South America, provide feedback to the German and International Organizations.
 
Membership Benefits:
Research Group, organized under an E-mail Forum. Go to https://groups.google.com/forum/#!overview. Then log in and search for group “genealogiars.”
 
Events:
  • Once a month face-to-face meetings in the city of Dois Irmãos, Rio Grande do Sul, listed in the website.
  • Lectures, Genealogy discussions and information exchange among members. Lectures are filmed and accessible in a Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjJV00b65XIib0q8MDbCdUg
  • Calendar: You can navigate along the calendar (right side of webpage), click on the highlighted dates to see the Events that will occur on a specific month.
 
Research (or Focus) Areas:
All former and current German-speaking countries/states, includes Germany’s current states, former eastern states (Pommern, West- and Ost-preussen, Schlesien, Posen) western (Elsass-Löthringen), Austro-Hungarian German states, Danube Suabians, Swiss-Germans, Russian-Germans.
 
Research Services:
Yes. A fee may be charged depending on research complexity. Go to https://www.genealogiars.com/noticias/orientacoes-sobre-como-pesquisar-e-perguntar for more information (Portuguese).
 
Library (or other resources):
Yes. A physical Library and also a virtual Database, can be found under: https://www.genealogiars.com/acervos
 
Store/Publications:
The main focus of these books collection is to highlight 4 generations (parents in Germany, immigrant, children and grandchildren in Brazil) to help researchers on finding their roots; sponsors allow printing of additional books for free distribution at School’s libraries, as a source for students to find about their roots.