International German Genealogy Partnership
October 22
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
16 Years of Insights: Protestant Church Records in the U.S. - Roger P. Minert
Sacramento German Genealogy Society: Presenter: Roger P. Minert, A.G., Ph.D. Program: Whereas most genealogists focus on vital records in cities, counties, and states, extensive study ...

October 24
RootsTech London
Join the world’s largest family history event in one of the world’s most historic cities! Choose from more than150 breakout sessions, listen to celebrity keynote ...

October 25
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Workshop - Using Map Resources to Locate German Ancestral Villages
Presented by Bob Greiner   What You Will Learn This hands-on workshop will show you how to use a variety of online resources to locate ...

October 26
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
German Migration in the Mid-Atlantic States
Shenandoah Germanic Heritage Karen Good Cooper Our German immigrants had a certain kind of agriculture that, along with their particular customs and social beliefs, ...

June 17
Palatines to America (PALAM) National Conference
Historic Netherland Hilton Hotel. For information see: Additional details to follow.

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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